As a health professional, you can do a great deal to ensure parents minimize their risks of stillbirth and ensure that the memories of the parents who do experience the death of a baby are as positive as possible. Here we provide you with resources to support you in the care you give.

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Bereavement care training for professionals: Half-day courses (3.5 hours)

Our newly revised bereavement care training is based on best practice and current research.
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Guidance for miscarriages that occur at home

This guidance note is intended to provide support and information in circumstances where a miscarriage occurs at home with no...
Listening to parents report

Listening to Parents Report

The National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) has published Listening to parents. This is the first national survey of bereaved parents’...
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Sands Bereavement Care Training for Health Visitors: learning outcomes and session plan

In this document you'll find the aims, learning outcomes and session plan for our Health Visitor bereavement care training workshop.
The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died

The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died

The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died was developed to help those responsible...
Transforming Loss: reaching out to meet the needs of parents

Transforming Loss: reaching out to meet the needs of parents

The programme for the 10th Annual Joint Conference led by Sands with Bliss and the Royal College of Midwives .
What happens at a post-mortem – procedures and timings

What happens at a post-mortem – procedures and timings

What happens at a hospital post-mortem on a baby – procedures and timings covers the general testing procedures which take...
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Working with interpreters when a baby dies

This guidance details best practice for healthcare professionals when working with an interpreter when a baby dies.