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  • 30 Jan 2015: Enter #ilovebeCAUSE to WIN $3,500 for Sands +

    On Valentine’s Day this year, you can not just show your love for the people close to you, but also make a genuine difference by taking a moment to show Read More
  • 29 Jan 2015: Farewell to precious Manaia +

    Fiona is a new comer to the Sands blog. She shares with us her precious Manaia on the day he died.   You can read Fiona's blog here Read More
  • 21 Jan 2015: Sands urges formal recognition of loss for all Australians +

    Sands Australia has today welcomed a NSW Government initiative to help bereaved parents deal with an early pregnancy loss. From this month, the “Recognition of loss” certificates are now available Read More
  • 13 Jan 2015: Trying Again +

    'No one can imagine the loss of a child unless it happens to them and even then it is still hard to. The second most common response that I get Read More
  • 3 Jan 2015: What Happens Next?? +

    Readers of the Sands blog will remember Jess's story of the birth of her daughter Emma. This blog, as the title suggests, describes Jess's own brush with death in the 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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