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.
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.'