Research

Every day six babies will die in their mother’s womb and be stillborn – a little-known and tragic health issue. A huge amount of investment is needed in vital research to understand why such large numbers of babies are dying; particularly those that are born at or close to term with no known cause of death.

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Be a part of Team Stillbirth! Team Stillbirth participates in many sports events throughout the year in Australia. Click here to find out how you can get involved.

About Us

The Stillbirth Foundation Australia is the only Australian charity dedicated to stillbirth research. It was launched by Emma McLeod in October 2005 after Olivia, Emma’s second child and first daughter, died unexpectedly in utero and was born still on 31 July 2002.

Light a candle in memory

Light a candle in memory of a loved baby and support Stillbirth research to prevent others from this devastating experience.

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In 40 percent of cases, the cause of death is unknown.

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There are six stillborn babies a day in Australia.

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This rate has not reduced in 2 decades.

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For every one child that dies of SIDS, 35 are Stillborn.

If you would like to donate to the Stillbirth Foundation in lieu of flowers please click here.

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We Remember

Ava mae Dempsey14/07/2017
Amber Jean Goodey25/06/2017
Kairi Jacqueline Hichez20/06/2017
Gregory Joseph Hollington Petas19/06/2017
Frankie Lorna Battagliolo07/06/2017
Avery Louise Gray05/06/2017
Andjelko Vrankovic05/06/2017
Mia Evelyn Rosenthal04/06/2017
Alyssa Louise Findley01/06/2017
Taylor Mary Agius01/06/2017
Aveline Monk31/05/2017
Archie Capp31/05/2017
Elijah Meynell-Rofe30/05/2017
Ella Schafferius29/05/2017
Willow Grace Muller19/05/2017