The latest Baby Loss Awareness News

  1. MPs’ baby loss accounts move Commons

    MPs have given emotional accounts of their experiences of baby loss during a Commons debate on the issue. Several members were in tears as their colleagues shared their experiences and called for more to be done to reduce the number of deaths. Conservative Antoinette Sandbach said losing her son was the “most devastating” event a parent can suffer. Labour’s Vicky Foxcroft said the pain of losing her five day-old daughter “never, ever goes away”. SNP’s Patricia Gibson “In 2009 I lost my own baby boy who was stillborn at full term. Behind every stillbirth is a[…]

  2. House of Commons Baby Loss Debate 13 October 2016

    Our grateful thanks to Antoinette Sandbach MP, Vicky Foxcroft MP, Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP, Patricia Gibson MP, Will Quince MP and all MPs that took part in the debate Watch the speeches here: http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/e285a80b-db23-423f-97ea-2e312f4bb015?in=11:42:56 Read the Official Official Hansard Record here: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2016-10-13/debates/721CDF48-A721-4408-AA94-BE694FA1E7FC/BabyLoss

  3. Baby Loss UK Parliamentary Debate Thursday 13 October

    On Thursday 13 October MPs will take part in a general debate in the House of Commons Chamber on baby loss. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Antoinette Sandbach MP and Will Quince MP. Please contact your MP and ask them to attend this important debate you will find your MP and their contact details here http://www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/mps/

  4. Baby loss digital debate

    On Monday 10 October 2016, the House of Commons Digital Outreach Team worked with Will Quince MP and Antoinette Sandbach MP to discuss baby loss with the public on Twitter. The comments shared on #babylossdebate will be used to inform the House of Commons debate. Read what was discussed in the Storify here https://storify.com/HouseOfCommons/baby-loss

  5. Baby deaths: MPs tell of pain and trauma of their loss

    Two MPs who know the pain and trauma of losing a baby are calling for more support for people affected by stillbirth or neonatal death. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37584827