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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.

We support all bereaved parents who have lost their babies, before, during or shortly after birth.

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SandsNI Support Evenings

North Down (Bangor)

3rd Thursday

Hamilton Rd Community Hub


1st Thursday

Holiday Inn Express


1st Wednesday

Malone Lodge Hotel


Last Wednesday

Lodge Hotel


3rd Monday

Beacon Centre


1st Tuesday

Holywell Trust offices


1st Wednesday

Denvirs Hotel


2nd Thursday

Enniskillen Hotel


Last Thursday

Committee room 2 Daisy Hill


1st Wednesday

Hospital road community  centre


Last Tuesday

Sands office Thomas Street



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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.”