An estimated one in four pregnancies (103,000) ends in miscarriage in Australia each year, while approximately 3,000 babies are either stillborn or die shortly after birth.
Sands was established in 1979 and today is a national not-for-profit organisation working to provide support, information and education to bereaved parents, their families and Healthcare Professionals. We do this by training bereaved parents as Volunteer Parent Supporters who then support other bereaved parents through our innovative peer to peer services. Sands understands. Sands ensures there is 24/7 national support for bereaved parents across every part of Australia.