International Bereaved Mother's Day Events 7 May

International Bereaved Mother’s Day, which usually falls a week before Mother’s Day, was created to acknowledge and provide comfort for those women whose babies and children have died.bigstock Woman lights candles on bright 51830023small

To mark this day, Sands will be holding the following events:

Bereaved Mother's Day Afternoon Tea, New Farm, Brisbane

Sunday 7 May , 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Merthyr Uniting Church Hall, Merthyr Rd, New Farm

We invite all bereaved mothers to join us to celebrate what it means to be a mother. Celebrate and honour the mothers we are. Come and share your photos, stories, memories and thoughts on mothering babies no longer here with us.
The event is free, but please register here

Annual Memorial Service, North Balwyn, Melbourne

Sunday 7 May, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Marwell Avenue, North Balwyn

The Annual Memorial Service is a very special event for bereaved parents and their families. We invite you to come along. Parents will be invited to light a special candle to remember their babies, share in poems and readings to ceremonial commemorate their babies.

Art for Hope, Kalamunda, WA

Saturday 6 & Sunday 7May, 10.00 am – 4.00pm
Hayward Studio, 96 Cotherstone Road, Kalamunda, WA

Art is well known for its healing qualities, whether you are creating it or viewing it. We hope this exhibition provides some comfort, light and hope to thousands of families who go through this heartbreak every year.