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  • 17 Dec 2014: Shanelle shares with us how she coped with her grief +

    Shanelle writes again for Sands.  She talks about how grief is a complicated process and how she coped....     'It can bring us together, tear us apart or alienate us, Read More
  • 5 Dec 2014: Jessica shares with us her first blog about Emma +

      Jessica has submitted her first blog to Sands and shares with us the emotions that arose when she discovered her baby had died...   It was a Wednesday, a Read More
  • 2 Dec 2014: Technical issues resolved - 13 000 support line +

    You may have experienced some difficulties if you tried ringing the 13000 Sands support line over the last 24 hours, for which we strongly apologise.  Sands is pleased to confirm Read More
  • 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
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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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