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

Thomas William Clark07/08/2003
Katrina Elizabeth Bott06/08/2003
Katrina Elizabeth Bott06/08/2003
Fadi Yahia-Hoyling04/08/2003
William Jon Walker03/08/2003
Travis Phillips25/07/2003
Jack Michael Barry Brawn17/07/2003
Taylor Hawke27/06/2003
Olivia Ann Blackburn08/06/2003
Grace Elizabeth Wood26/04/2003
Maddison Jayne Hoare01/03/2003
Piper Rose Hollingsworth23/02/2003
Jackson Carey02/02/2003
Ameiya Enright29/12/2002
Charlotte Cretan07/12/2002