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Latest News

  • 16 Apr 2015: Sands blog - 'Learning to live again' +

    In the latest Sands blog Fiona shares with us how she is learning to live again.  It has been three months since her precious Mania died and Fiona is realising that Read More
  • 9 Apr 2015: Read Sands latest blog - 'Preppie Tidal Wave' +

    Danielle shares with us her emotions as she realises her precious son, Jasper, was supposed to start prep school. "I get to Kindy; I get Harrison out of the car Read More
  • 8 Apr 2015: End of daylight saving - changes to live chat times +

    On Sunday 5th April Day light saving will finish for some states across Australia. The Sands online live chat support times will now vary across the States. Live chat is Read More
  • 3 Apr 2015: Live chat not available Easter Monday (6th April) +

    Please be advised that Sands Australia will not be offering it’s usual Monday Live Chat service on Easter Monday (6th April).  The service will again be available on Thursday, 9th Read More
  • 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
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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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