How to help

1 in 4 parents will have to go through the heartbreak of losing a child during pregnancy or birth. We need your help to stop these tragic deaths. Please join Team Tommy's and help us find answers and cures.

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Here are some ideas for how you can get involved!

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    Give

    Our work is funded with donations. Without your gifts we will not be able to fund research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth. Support Tommy's and help us find out why things go wrong in pregnancy.

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    Run

    We have guaranteed places in some of the UK's best races so join us today and help us save babies' lives. If you register to run for us we will support you all the way!

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    Cycle

    Calling all cyclists! Join Team Tommy's and take on a cycling challenge to help save babies' lives.

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    Swim Serpentine 2017

    Jump in at the deep end and join Team Tommy's for Swim Serpentine!

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    Tommys' fundraising events

    Every year we run fundraising events to raise money for our valuable research. We provide all the materials and guidance, so all you have to do is register and start asking for sponsorship!

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    Company Award winners

    Since last October the public have been voting through the Bounty website where they asked 2.5 million members to nominate companies that help make the lives of parents and parents-to-be that little bit easier.

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    Individual Award winners

    The Individual Awards celebrate the courage, strength and amazing support given by family members, friends and health professionals.

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    Organising your own fundraising event

    It's easy to raise funds for Tommy's work by organising your own fundraising events. We'll support you all the way.

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    Recycling in aid of Tommy's

    Recycling is a simple and easy way to support us.

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    eBay for Tommy's

    Need to clear out that cupboard? We all have unwanted items that we keep meaning to give away to a worthy cause, but never get around to doing it.

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    In Memory tribute pages

    By supporting Tommy's research in memory of your baby, you will be safeguarding future babies. Setting up an online fundraising page creates a place to remember your baby and allows family and friends to show their support by leaving messages or making a donation.

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    Tommy's Awards 2017

    Celebrating special family members and friends, and companies that make a difference to the lives of parents across the UK!

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    Working for us

    Current opportunities at Tommy's

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    Corporate support

    Much of our research wouldn't be possible without the generosity of our corporate partners. We work in partnership with companies across the UK. Whether you are a big or small company, a carefully thought-out partnership with Tommy's will benefit you as well as us.

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    Help with your fundraising

    Whether you're running, cycling, baking or hiking for Tommy's, our team is here for you with ideas, materials and support.

Stories from our supporters

Read about our work

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    Recent research achievements

    Recent research achievements in miscarriage and stillbirth, premature birth, pre-eclampsia and general pregnancy health.

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    Research into health and wellbeing in pregnancy

    In addition to our core work on miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm birth and pre-eclampsia, Tommy’s also funds projects that research the effects of lifestyle and well-being on pregnancy and on the later life of the child.

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    Research into stillbirth

    When a baby dies after 24 weeks of gestation it is called a stillbirth. Incredibly, over 3,500 babies are stillborn every year in the UK and many of these deaths remain unexplained. Tommy’s research is dedicated to improving these shocking statistics.

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    Research into premature birth

    Around 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year in the UK and many suffer lifelong consequences as a result. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal death in the UK.

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