The latest Baby Loss Awareness News

  1. Why Baby Loss Awareness Week Is So Important To Me

    Louise Hopkinson is mum to Bethany and Courtney 16, Megan 12, Grace 9, Connie 6 and Archie who was stillborn in 2009. She was 35 weeks pregnant and had suffered a concealed abruption, which meant that she bled internally. She was rushed down for a caesarean and when she came round she was told that he’d not made it – he’d passed away. “Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place each year between 9-15 October. It is important for me and many around me because it is a chance to let others know they are not alone. Years[…]

  2. Mum reveals the things to never say to someone who’s lost a baby

    ‘You can always try again’ – Mum reveals the things to never say to someone who’s lost a baby. There are more than 3,600 stillbirths every year in the UK, and one in every 200 births ends in a stillbirth. However, it still remains a topic that’s not openly discussed as much as it should be – something which 35-year-old mum Hazel King hopes to change. Read the full article here http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/family/547502/what-it-really-feels-like-to-lose-your-baby

  3. SignHealth The Deaf Health Charity help raise awareness of baby loss

    The Deaf Health Charity Sign Health have created a BSL video about Baby Loss Awareness Week View the video on their website here http://www.signhealth.org.uk/baby-loss-charities-raise-awareness/

  4. 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[…]

  5. 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