As a health professional, you can do a great deal to ensure parents minimize their risks of stillbirth and ensure that the memories of the parents who do experience the death of a baby are as positive as possible. Here we provide you with resources to support you in the care you give.

Stillbirth, Creating Memories Offering Choices, Hospital, midwife, health professional, neonatal

Creating Memories - Offering Choices

It is vital that parents are offered genuine choices. This form provides a record for staff and should be kept...
miscarriage, Guidance for miscarriages that occur at home, stillbirth, baby, death, health professional, midwife, nurse, guidance

Guidance for miscarriages that occur at home

This guidance note is intended to provide support and information in circumstances where a miscarriage occurs at home with no...
Listening to parents report

Listening to Parents Report

The National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) has published Listening to parents. This is the first national survey of bereaved parents’...
Palliative Care on Neonatal Units Guidance

Palliative Care on Neonatal Units Guidance

Practical Guidance for the Management of Palliative Care on Neonatal Units Guidance published by the Chelsea and Westminster hospital team.
Preventing Babies’ Deaths, stillbirth, neonatal death

Preventing Babies’ Deaths: what needs to be done (2012)

Our report: Preventing Babies’ Deaths: what needs to be done (January 2012) proposes that as many as 1,200 babies’ lives...
Saving babies’ lives, stillbirth, neonatal death

Saving babies’ lives (2009)

This was published to coincide with the launch of our Why17? Campaign: it highlights problem areas that are contributing to...
Stillbirth, neonatal death, baby death, Sands, charity, guide, help, health professionals

Stillbirth - how professionals can make a difference

Our Stillbirth - how professionals can make a difference booklet provides key recommendations for maternity units to improve the care...
The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died

The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died

The Sands Audit Tool for maternity services: Caring for parents whose baby has died was developed to help those responsible...
What happens at a post-mortem – procedures and timings

What happens at a post-mortem – procedures and timings

What happens at a hospital post-mortem on a baby – procedures and timings covers the general testing procedures which take...