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

Michael Slavich25/10/1982
Kristal Louisa Florance05/08/1982
Alison Faye Cross26/05/1982
Kathryn Joan O'Shea16/12/1981
Joseph Ashcroft16/02/1981
Mark Ferguson28/11/1980
Nicholas Briggs31/10/1980
Daniel Vial16/09/1980
Rebecca Coleman26/03/1980
Sarah Healey23/03/1980
John Errol Matheson21/07/1979
Brett John Bickerton14/01/1979
Andrea Joan Noonan01/10/1976
Garth Page28/09/1976
Gabrielle Anne Murray21/10/1974