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In 2013 in the UK, one in every 137 babies was either stillborn or died in the first 4 weeks of life

Here in N. Ireland, over 3 babies a week are stillborn or die in the first 4 weeks of life.

This website is dedicated by Aureli to his daugther
born 22 July 2006

Welcome to Sands Northern Ireland


Antrim 1st Thursday
Belfast 1st Wednesday
Coleraine Last Wednesday
Cookstown 3rd Monday
Derry 1st Tuesday
Downpatrick 1st Wednesday
Enniskillen 2nd Wednesday
Newry Last Thursday
Omagh 1st Wednesday
Portadown Last Tuesday



Belfast Sands is moving to a new monthly support evening venue. From Wednesday 2nd March the support evenings will be held in Malone Lodge Hotel, 60 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast BT9 6DY.

We hope this new venue will be much more comfortable and easier to access than the previous venue.


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Working to support bereaved families

Sands is working to support bereaved parents and families, and to press for improvements in care during pregnancy and when a baby has died.

“He was beautiful; perfect in every way, except he never took his first breath, and we never heard him cry.”