Whatever your experience, the Alliance charities are here to support you.
If you need support urgently or need medical advice, please contact your local NHS service.
Contact Number: 07875480076
Child Bereavement UK – helping children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.
Helpline: 0800 02 888 40
The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust – The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust supports anyone who has experienced the ordeal of ectopic pregnancy loss.
Information and support via call-back helpline and email.
Helpline: 020 7733 2653
Held In Our Hearts – providing in person and online counselling and peer support to families affected by the loss of a baby and also regular in person and online support groups for bereaved families, bereaved Dads, twin and multiples loss support, antenatal results and choices support, grandparents support and pregnancy after loss support.
The Lily Mae Foundation – providing much needed support to parents and families who have lost a baby to stillbirth, neonatal death, miscarriage or medical termination.
Making Miracles – the baby trauma and family bereavement care charity. Services including, professional counselling service for trauma and loss, baby trauma and bereavement care to the whole family, and ongoing emotional support on an informal level via our support team and/ or groups for high risk pregnancy, if a baby is premature or where any family has suffered trauma or loss.
Phone: 01622 735230
The Miscarriage Association – support and information for anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy with helpline, live chat, email service and online support available.
Helpline: 01924 200799 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)
Contact Number: 07460775495
Petals – the baby loss counselling charity, offering free specialist counselling to women and partners who suffer psychological distress from trauma and grief related to pregnancy or baby loss.
Helpline: 0300 688 0068
Sands – Saving babies’ lives. Supporting bereaved families. Up-to-date information and support available for bereaved parents, families and healthcare professionals.
Helpline: 0207 436 5881
The Compassionate Friends – peer support for bereaved parents and their families. Please note: support is predominantly for parents who have lost a baby of a few months old rather than loss to miscarriage, stillbirth or in the early weeks of life.
Phone: 0345 123 2304 (10 am – 4 pm, 7-10 pm, every day)
Memory Treasures – providing personalised memory making support to families and bereavement organisations, including handprint, footprint and fingerprint jewellery.
Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal (SiMBA) – memory boxes and baby loss support for bereaved parents and professionals.
Alternatives Listening Rooms– Dundee-based charity supporting parents who have a lost a baby at any stage of pregnancy or at birth with counselling and support that is free and confidential.
Phoneline: 01382 221112 (24 hour answering service)
Textline: 07599 955231 (Text now to make an appointment)
Butterflies Bereavement Support (Hampshire, Isle of Wight and West Sussex) – providing bereavement care and support to individuals and families. Counselling and listening sessions available, along with virtual group chats, telephone and Face time support opportunities.
Phone: 01983 619503
Children’s Bereavement Centre (Nottinghamshire / Lincolnshire) – support available for those struggling with a bereavement or the terminal-illness of someone they love, via the telephone, video call, website and Facebook.
Phone: 01636 551739 (this will go straight to voicemail but messages are being picked up daily and we will call you back as soon as possible.)
Daisy’s Dream – professional support service which responds to the needs of children and their families affected by life threatening illness or bereavement. Available in Berkshire, the surrounding areas and East Cheshire. Please note: the service is primarily focused on the children in a family, they are sadly unable to support parents unless there are already older children in the family.
Phone: 0118 934 2604
Contact Number: 01424 732361
Tommy’s – health information for parents-to-be, and funding for research into the causes of pregnancy loss.
SMA Support UK – support for those who have or are caring for a child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and information about the condition and the latest developments with new treatments.
Helpline: 01789 267 520
Monday to Thursday (9:00am – 3:30pm) and Friday (9:00am – 1:00pm), except public holidays.