For the blossoms that never fully bloomed
Losing a child is a rollercoaster of emotions and sometimes we need extra support from other people.
We have listed charities that can help you if you need some extra support.
Sands are a stillbirth and neonatal death charity that strive to provide research to reduce the number of babies dying. They also provide a helpline that operates from 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday and 6pm to 9pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Sands | Stillbirth and neonatal death charity
Cruse provide bereavement support for those that have lost loved ones. Their opening hours are as follows:
Saturday and Sunday: 10am -2pm
Lunas Fund is an amazing charity run by Aimee and Ryan Conroy that they set up after their daughter Luna was stillborn on the 29th November 2017.
The offer a range of services to help parents with their grieving process. They are also great for a chat!
A quote from their website says
'We aim to support them by offering a choice of tangible services that they can access immediately upon leaving the hospital. We hope our services will positively impact their grieving process and give them hope for their future; their ‘new normal.'
Neonatal Bereavement and Stillborn Charity | Luna's Fund | England (lunasfund.com)