Standing silent for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Every year on October 15, around the world people light a candle at 7pm (in their time zone) to participate in the Wave of Light to remember and honour their little ones who have died. No matter how far along you were in your pregnancy you are invited to participate and share a your photo of your candle or light by #WaveofLight and #StandingSilent Read more

Sands Merchandise

We are honoured to help you remember your baby or child forever in your hearts but no longer in your arms. Our merchandise can help you celebrate the little life gone too soon. Read more

Request a fee waiver for the Virtual Walk to Remember pack

We know how hard these last 18 months have been for many families and want to make the Walk to Remember accessible to as many families as possible. Read more

Register to Volunteer

Register your interest in becoming a volunteer to help support bereaved families. Read more

Multicultural Resources

Pregnancy, neo-natal, newborn and child loss doesn't discriminate. We welcome and wish to support people of all backgrounds. Find a translated document in a language that is suitable for you. Read more

Heart Strings

Heart Strings Membership Program from Red Nose and Sands Read more

Funeral Director Recommendations

Many parents have no idea where to turn when planning a funeral for their beloved baby. Bereaved parents have shared their funeral recommendations with us, which we've listed here for you by state. Read more

Recognition of early pregnancy loss

If you've experienced a pregnancy loss prior to 20 weeks gestation, you may be eligible for a commemorative certificate recognising your loss from your state department of births, deaths and marriages. Read more

Oct 15

“What would they have sounded like?” “Why does nobody call on their anniversary?” Parents share pain of silence in lead up to Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month Read more


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we've had to make some important changes to the way bereaved parents can access our support services at this time. Read more

Bereaved Parent Survey - we want to hear from you

A survey of bereaved parent experiences of support and resources following pregnancy and infant loss Read more

Whistleblower Policy

Sands Australia is committed to the highest standards of care and conduct, maintaining community confidence and promoting a culture of honest and ethical behaviour, corporate compliance and good corporate governance which is supported by policies and procedures that comply with relevant Standards. Read more