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Stillbirth and Newborn Death
“Midwives shouldn’t choose the clothes, parents should, because you want to do something for your baby, and there is very little that you can do as parents.”
“The only decision you can get ...
The death of a loved one is hard to understand at any time but, for many, the loss of a baby is incomprehensible. Yet this loss is experienced by one in every hundred families. For those families, the...
States and Territories may have varying requirements around registering a birth so check with your hospital about these.
Guiding Light Booklets and Brochures
Bereavement Support Services
Red Nose Grief and Loss is aware that people need different kinds of support at different times, so we offer you a range of bereavement support options.
Choices in Arranging a Child’s Funeral
The funeral is the last physical act of caring for your child. It is a time, amid profound grief, when you can acknowledge your child and the meaning your child’s life holds for you and your family.
You are reading this pamphlet because your baby, or babies, has died or will soon die. In the next few hours and days you will be faced with decisions that you may find difficult, especially as you struggle to understand what has happened. Support is available and we hope this pamphlet will give you information about the choices you have at this difficult time.
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death
The death of a loved one is hard to understand at any time but, for many, the loss of a baby is incomprehensible. Yet this loss is experienced by one in every hundred families. For those families, the stillbirth or death of their newborn is something that will affect them, and their families, for the rest of their lives.
Treasured Babies’ Program
The Treasured Babies’ Program began with the aim of supporting bereaved parents while they are still in hospital with their baby (or babies in the case of a multiple birth).