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Grief websites & services (Australian-based)

Support Organisations

Below is a list of organisations primarily in Australia who provide further information on bereavement relating to the loss of a baby.

Angel Gowns Australia

http://www.angelgownprogram.org.au/

Bears of Hope

http://www.bearsofhope.org.au/

Heartfelt

A volunteer organisation of professional photographers from all over Australia dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families that have experienced stillbirths, premature and ill infants and children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of their local hospitals, as well as children with serious and terminal illnesses 

http://www.heartfelt.org.au/

NALAG Centre for Loss & Grief

http://www.nalag.org.au/Brochures.htm

Pregnancy Loss Australia (formerly Teddy Love Club)

Australia-wide support program for bereaved families suffering pregnancy and baby loss

http://www.teddyloveclub.org.au

SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support)

24 hour support for miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death

Victoria - http://www.sandsvic.org.au/

Queensland - http://www.sandsqld.com/

South Australia -http://www.sandssa.org/

SIDS & Kids Australia

Bereavement support services including counselling, support groups and a 24 hour freecall bereavement support line

http://www.sidsandkids.org

Stillbirth Foundation Australia

Increasing awareness about stillbirth and encouraging research

http://www.stillbirthfoundation.org.au

Yasminah's Gift of Hope

Information and resources for families experiencing miscarriage, premature birth, loss of a baby and diagnosis of a congenital abnormality. They also offer a Gift of Hope containing memorial and comfort items for mothers who have experienced a loss.

http://www.ygoh.org.au

 

Online support

Miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss blog directory  - http://babylossdirectory.blogspot.com/

Grieve out Loud: Online support and pen-pal program with a great resources listing

Grieve Out Loud - Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support

Still Birthday - Comprehensive online directory of links and resources for pregnancy loss support

stillbirthday.com

 

 

Tell us about yourself

I'm a mother who has experienced loss of a baby - 68.8%
I'm a father who has experienced loss of a baby - 6.3%
I'm a family member of the parent - 12.5%
I'm a friend of the parent - 12.5%

Total votes: 32