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

Shai Joel Petelo09/03/2017
Blake Ovens06/03/2017
Henry Simon Wise28/02/2017
Harvey Werner-Gibbings24/02/2017
Israel David D'Souza22/02/2017
Lilli Katelen Palstra22/02/2017
Cielo Amodio19/02/2017
Khan Valentine Cannon18/02/2017
Jocelyn Grace Harris14/02/2017
Henry Alan Hoy13/02/2017
William Robert Hoy13/02/2017
Vivienne Renee Doroh10/02/2017
Genevieve Colon09/02/2017
Cooper Leigh Lewis09/02/2017
Eli Dare08/02/2017