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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.

Thank you for supporting our Ugly Shoes Walk.


Official cheque presentation at the last cricket match in the season.

"History of Coleraine Cricket Club 1853-2010"

Proceeds will be donated to Sands NI.


All proceeds will be donated to SANDS (Stillbirth and Neo-natal Death Charity) and will be used to provide hospitals throughout Northern Ireland with ‘Precious Memory Boxes’. These are boxes containing a hand-knitted blanket, camera, hand and foot print set, teddies and other keepsakes that bereaved parents can use to create memories of their precious babies.

Money Made Clear has produced a leflet about benefits endorsed by Sands and the Miscarriage Association.

Supporting research into post mortem by Dr Alex Heazell, Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics at Manchester University.

The way in which neonatal deaths are investigated should be more consistent says coroner.

The launch in Stormont of the campaign Every Baby Matters was a success.

Art piece in display at the Ulster Hall for the International Woman's Day

Michelle Mc Mackin, Catherine Flanagan, Ann Mc Mackin, Sinead Mc Elduff, Sinead Mc Goldrick have helped to raise £2901!!!!

Sands NI was recently presented with a cheque for £360 towards funding research into stillbirths and neonatal deaths as part of its contribution to the national Sands Why17? Campaign.

Sands NI was recently presented with a cheque from staff at the Neely ward.

Neely ward's Annual Charity Event at the Ulster Hospital extends this year to become SNOWMAN VERSUS SANTA to see who will win the battle of the Christmas icons on 18th December 2008.

The Sands baby garden in Kernan cemetery Portadown is now completed and open to the public