How can we help?

Tell me why

Although 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth, the majority of parents never find out why. In most cases healthcare professionals simply do not know why it has happened. We need more research to find the answers.

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What we do

We fund and conduct pioneering research into the causes and prevention of baby loss and provide expert care and information to help make pregnancy safer for everyone.

Research

Our research network is now one of the biggest in Europe. Hundreds of doctors and midwives work together to improve the safety of pregnancy and birth.

Information services

Information services

We reach 70% of women in the UK with our expert pregnancy information. Our information is research and midwife-led and covers all aspects of the pregnancy journey.

Support

We’ve built a supportive community breaking the silence around baby loss. Join our online groups, share your personal story or speak to our midwives for telephone support.

Our impact

We save babies' lives by carrying out research and finding treatments to prevent baby loss and premature birth.

  • 9/10

    9 out of 10 parents who attend our preterm birth clinic go home with a healthy baby

  • 32%

    In our Manchester centre stillbirth has declined by 32% since 2010

  • 8 times

    In our Edinburgh clinic, women with a BMI over 40 are 8 times less likely to have a stillbirth

How you can help

1 in 4 parents will go through the heartbreak of losing a baby during pregnancy or after birth. We need your help to stop these tragic deaths. Help us find the answers.