The latest Baby Loss Awareness News

  1. Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017 Events in UK

    Aldershot – St Michael and St George Church, Queen’s Avenue, Aldershot. Thursday 12 October 7 pm. Aldershot – Aldershot Baby Garden, The Park Crematorium Guildford Road, Aldershot. Wave of Light Sunday 15 October 6:45 pm. Ashford – Ashford Memorial Gardens, Ashford. Wave of Light Sunday 15 October 6:45 pm. Banbury – St Mary’s Church, Banbury. Wave of Light Sunday 15 October 6:30 pm. Belfast – Malone House, Barnett Demesne, Belfast. Balloon release Sunday 15 October 2 – 4 pm. Boroughbridge –  St James’ Church, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. Monday 9 October 7 pm. Bristol – City Hall, College Green, Bristol. Wave of Light[…]

  2. National Bereavement Care Pathway to be piloted at 11 sites

    The quality of care that bereaved parents receive when their baby dies is at the top of the agenda for a group of national charities and professional bodies. The National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP), which has the support of the Department of Health, has been developed to improve the quality of bereavement care experienced by parents and families at all stages of pregnancy and baby loss up to 12 months. A Core Group* of charities and professional bodies who are leading the NBCP, are pleased to announce 11 sites in England who will trial the use of new materials,[…]

  3. National Bereavement Care Pathway

    A number of the Baby Loss Awareness Week charities are working to produce a National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) with the support of the Department of Health and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Baby Loss. Pregnancy loss and the death of a baby is not a rare occurrence. Thousands of parents each year will experience the devastation of their baby dying before, during or shortly after birth or within the first years of life. The quality of care that bereaved families receive when their baby dies can have long-lasting effects. Good care cannot remove parents’ pain and[…]

  4. Join the Wave of Light at 7pm

    We invite you to join the global Wave of Light at 7pm local time on 15 October 2016. Please light a candle wherever you are and join us in remembering all babies gone too soon. Your baby is always your baby whether they died before birth, aged only a few hours, days, weeks, months or even old enough to be toddling or running around. Baby Loss Awareness Week includes all affected families and we are thinking about each and every one of you. Please share your pictures through our Facebook page  Tweet us @BLA_Campaign or on Instagram[…]

  5. Explaining where your baby bump has gone after a stillbirth is the hardest thing

    After her son Jack was stillborn, Lucy Goodway discovered that family and friends did not know how to react to her heartbreak. Read Lucy’s story at: