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

Indigo Stanton13/11/2001
Oliver Kendall18/10/2001
Grace Lily Muller04/09/2001
Connor James Leslie Cleary09/08/2001
Paige Chloe24/07/2001
Riley James Carter09/07/2001
Lachlan Mills06/07/2001
Darcee Renae Fuge05/04/2001
Macy Kay Jenkins23/03/2001
angel shipley07/12/2000
Toby McCabe20/09/2000
Callum James McDonald16/09/2000
delilah iurincich14/07/2000
Christopher Jean03/07/2000
Owen Maradin Daley21/05/2000