When Caterina and Roberto were planning their wedding, they knew they wanted to remember their stillborn baby Angela in the day’s events. So rather than spending money on table gifts for their guests, they donated the allocated money that they would have spent on bonbonniere to Stillbirth Foundation. Each table place setting contained a card explaining that funds […]
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Six babies are stillborn every day in Australia and one of the major issues associated with many of these tragedies is reduced foetal movement during pregnancy. As a result, Stillbirth Foundation Australia has teamed up with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’s Open Innovation Platform to encourage researchers to develop a tool to monitor foetal movements. The Foundation is urging innovators, […]
Jordana and Alistair lost their little boy Kai on March 25th 2016. Like so many parents affected by stillbirth, they wanted to raise awareness about its prevalence as well as funds for research to help find answers. Knowing that they wanted to do a bike ride, they located the beautiful Orica Winery Ride which allowed […]
On Saturday 26th 2016 Anne-Maree Polimeni and Alan Wilson held a cocktail party and silent auction to raise awareness and funds for stillbirth research. The event was held in honour of their third son, Rafael who was stillborn in 2015. The date of the event would have marked Rafael’s 12 month anniversary. The event raised $25,000 […]
Michael and Nina honour their stillborn daughter Remy with each meal they serve at their restaurant Remy & Co Pasta Bar, with a donation to Stillbirth Foundation and Sands from each meal ordered. They recently marked their one year anniversary which was a celebration of community and awareness.
By Jane Bond, mother of Logan The heart is bleeding, a gaping hole resides My baby was born in a shadow, never to see the light The heft of my sorrow is beyond comprehension It’s a feeling beyond divine The love I have for him never to be mentioned I carry it alone through time […]
Written by Kate Henderson, mother of Lorraine The undertaker stands in front of me. He motions for my unspoilt precious baby girl. But why? Why should I have to give away my only child? I stare down at my little girl. Her perfectly shaped rosy lips. Her cute button nose. Her closed peaceful eyes. She […]
October 15 marked International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day and we were honoured to attend a memorial ceremony held at Woronora Memorial Park. The event included a candlelight ceremony to partake in the international wave of light and also saw the unveiling of a permanent memorial for Landon Max Baggett and all stillborn babies. Although these […]
By Wendy Day, mother of Alice My doctor was away when I went to the final check-up and his partner picked up that there was something wrong with the baby. I had instinctively known that and during the pregnancy had tried to prepare myself to look after a handicapped child. He explained that my baby […]
We know that it is not possible to put a simple dollar number on the loss of an infant through stillbirth as it has devastating impacts on families. It has a profound emotional impact on those directly affected and the community more generally. Unfortunately, the causes of stillbirth are poorly understood. This complicates the development […]