Latest News

  • 27 Mar 2015: Grief is a difficult emotion to overcome.... +

    Karen shares with Sands her story of her pregnancy and the delivery of her precious little girl.   "Grief is a difficult emotion to overcome, it comes as it pleases Read More
  • 25 Mar 2015: Research project searching for participants +

    Rebecca Thornton, PHD Student at the University of Melbourne is undertaking a research project examining support for families experiencing the death of their newborn. Sands has agreed to support this Read More
  • 13 Mar 2015: Male Parent Support Service +

    Sands Australia is excited to announce its latest service, the Male Parent Supporter phone support service.  This new service will complement the other peer support services Sands Australia presently offers, Read More
  • 13 Mar 2015: Came too early; gone too soon +

    Genevieve is a new comer to the Sands blog. Here she talks about her pregnancy, birth and death of precious Amalie. Read Genevieve's blog here Read More
  • 04 Mar 2015: We are recruiting - Communication Manager +

    Do you have a background in Marketing and Communications?  Could you raise the public profile of Sands amongst the general public? If so, we would love to hear from you. Read More
  • 04 Mar 2015: Sands Australia Annual Report - now available +

    It was an extremely successful and positive year for Sands Australia. Take a look at the 2013 – 2014 Annual Report for key achievements from the national organisation and from the Read More
  • 04 Mar 2015: We are recruiting - Admin Officer SA +

    Sands is seeking an experienced Admin Officer with a strong admin background in either the not for profit or community sector. Please download the Position Description below and to apply 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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