The rights and benefits to which bereaved parents may be entitled are complicated and depend on many things, including the length of the pregnancy, whether your baby was stillborn or lived for a short time after birth, whether you are employed and your earnings before the birth.

For more information please read or download Saying goodbye to your baby. A printed copy of Saying goodbye to your baby can be ordered from our shop.

You can also access more detailed information about Financial benefits on the Money Advice website at