Baby loss information and support

Sadly, some babies are lost during pregnancy, birth, or shortly afterwards. We have information and support for anyone who has experienced the loss of a baby, whether through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or termination for medical reasons.

Pregnancy and parenting after loss

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    Parenting after loss

    Having a baby after a previous loss can cause some complicated feelings. This information is based on conversations we’ve had with parents going through this.
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    Pregnancy after loss stories

    Pregnancy after loss is often a time of complex emotions. We spoke to mothers, partners and families about their experiences of pregnancy following a loss.
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Breaking the silence about baby loss

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    The Baby Loss Series

    Through The Baby Loss Series we want to raise awareness of the prevalence of baby loss, make parents feel more supported and less alone.
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    Together for change

    If we can talk about it openly and honestly, not only can we help each other feel less alone, but we can also pave the way for greater awareness and more research to stop it happening.
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    Read stories

    Thank you to the parents who are helping to #breakthesilence by sharing their stories of babies lost during pregnancy or afterwards.
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Read about our baby loss research

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    Miscarriage research

    1 in 4 women experience miscarriage. 1 in 100 have 3 or more miscarriages in a row. We want to change this so that no one has to suffer the trauma of losing a baby.
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    Stillbirth research

    When a baby dies after 24 weeks of gestation, it is called a stillbirth. Around 2.6 million babies are stillborn each year. Tommy’s research is helping to change this.
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    Premature birth research

    Around 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year in the UK. Tommy’s is saving lives by researching how we can prevent premature births by finding those at risk early on.
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