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Latest News

  • 27 Nov 2014: Survey for bereaved parents +

    We invite any bereaved parents to participate in this feedback survey This survey is for any parents who have had a baby die; whether or not they had contact with Read More
  • 20 Nov 2014: The helplessness of a grandmother +

    In this weeks blog, Lee, shares with us her precious granddaughter, Lexie, how she coped with her emotions when Lexie died as well as support her daughter.   Read the blog here Read More
  • 18 Nov 2014: Dealing with Loss.... +

    Rashida McKenzie is the Founder of High-Risk Helpers, a maternity concierge service for expectant mother's experiencing high-risk pregnancies that result in bed rest.  In this blog Rashida shares with us Read More
  • 15 Nov 2014: Sands Australia AGM +

    Last night the Annual General Meeting of Sands Australia took place.   Christine Carroll, who had held the positon of Chairperson for the past four years, had advised of her Read More
  • 10 Nov 2014: 60 Midwives in 60 Days +

    Through the 60 Midwives in 60 Days Fundraising Campaign Sands aims to raise $2000 to allow 60 midwives to complete the e-Learning training and provide crucial care for newly bereaved Read More
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Awareness, Support & Understanding

Each year in Australia, approximately 150,000 couples experience reproductive loss; about 147,000 experience a miscarriage, 1,750 babies are stillborn and about 850 babies die in the first 28 days after birth. Sands promotes awareness, parent support and understanding following the death of a baby (occurring any time from conception through to newborn).

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