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Request your Mother’s Day 2021 remembrance tile

This Mother’s Day we invite you to request a Mother’s Day 2021 remembrance tile to remember with joy, love and appreciation, the baby or child that made you the mother you are today.

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Author: FIona Jordan

Introducing our new Community Advisory Committee

​Red Nose Chairperson Craig Heatley is pleased to present our new Community Advisory Committee.

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Author: Janelle Moran

Red Nose and Sands merge to support more families together

We are pleased to announce that from today, Red Nose and peer support organisation Sands Australia will be merging operations, coming together under one roof.

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Author: Bridget Sutherland

How Sands helped in 2017–18

4000

bereaved parents supported through our National Services

1000

Healthcare Professionals trained on supporting bereaved parents

300

active Volunteers across Australia

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Upcoming events

  • Open House

    Drop in for a cuppa and a chat at your local Red Nose and Sands office. Read more

  • Finding Ways to be OK Forum: Preparing for Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day for bereaved parents can be a particularly heartbreaking time. Whether it’s your first or twentieth Mother’s Day since becoming a bereaved parent, our community can help you navigate this difficult time. Read more

  • Art of Grieving

    This workshop will use creative, visual and written expression to explore the experience of grief. No artistic skills are required, just a willingness to heal, explore and learn. Read more

Parent stories

  • Anne: I am the face of miscarriage & infertility

    Sadly, very soon after seeing two healthy heartbeats, Anne suffered a miscarriage, claiming the lives of the two babies who would have grown to call her 'Mum'. After 12 harrowing years of IVF and another 17 failed embryo transfers, Anne never fell pregnant again. Read more

  • Danielle: I am the face of stillbirth

    Danielle and Kyle Jenkins reveal how they supported each other through their marriage after the devastation of losing their first child Aryton to stillbirth.. Read more

  • Tricia: I am the face of newborn death

    Tricia and Steve lost their twin sons Andrew and Jarrod at 30 weeks in 1989, with both boys only living a few hours each. Read more