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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.

Belfast Balloon Release

Belfast Balloon Release 12th October 2008

From 3pm in the Donegall Room at Belfast Castle, Life After Loss representatives will be available to provide you with a tag to write a message to your baby/babies to be put on a balloon.

Tags will be provided free of charge but any donations will be gratefully accepted for the Babyloss Awareness Campaign. Baby Loss Awareness

Representatives from other Baby Loss charities and support organisations will be there to offer advice and information.

Tickets will be on sale for entry to the 'balloon race'. A range of great prizes (details TBC) will be on offer to the owner of the balloon that travels the furthest from the release. Last year's winning balloon tag reached Norway! All proceeds from the balloon race go to Life After Loss.

Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided while you take the opportunity to chat with other bereaved parents, if desired.

Balloons will be released at approximately 4pm.