Entries by liana

Letter to my first born child

To my dear first-born child, It’s more than two decades since you came into the world, and I still find myself wondering what you were wearing for your first day in church. I start off picturing a traditional white gown, long and flowing organza, with the most amazing hand embroidery. But then all I see […]

Stillbirth as an evolving family conversation

By John Denham, Kristy Putnam and Freya Talking about stillbirth and our stillbirth experience, is a lifelong venture. I just wanted to share the opportunities that have come up quite naturally, years later and with another child in our home. This may be either inspiring or uncomfortable to read and of course it is a bit […]

Ladies Afternoon Tea – October 15th

This fundraising event was organised by Nicole and Amy to honour their babies, both lost this year, and to remember all babies on International Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance day. The high tea event at Cambewarra Estate was a chance for over 100 like minded women to get together in a beautiful venue and included […]

From a Grandmother

Baby Lorraine’s parents ran in the Canberra Fun for the first time this year, fundraising for stillbirth research and Baby Lorraine’s Grandmother wanted to encourage others to donate and also help raise awareness. Here is her story below: On the 7th of January, 2014 my first grandchild was born. A beautiful precious girl. My little […]

Open Garden

On Saturday 30 September & Sunday 1 October Edwina was generous enough to open her house and gardens to the public for a wonderful fundraising venture. The proceeds of entry, plant sales, raffles, stalls and sausage sizzle were donated to charity and Stillbirth Foundation was one such fortunate recipient. 366 people attended the open over […]

Muddy Hell Kids Challenge

In July of 2016 baby Kane John was stillborn. This year his eldest brother Kale decided to enter a mud run and thought it would be a great opportunity to fundraise and raise awareness about stillbirth. He was not to enter this challenge alone however and was joined by his younger sister Maddison, cousins Charlotte, Tayla […]

Berlin Marathon 2018

The 45th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will be held on the 30th September 2018…and we have secured spots for five lucky runners to represent #TeamStillbirth! Why should you sign up: This race is famous for its fast pavement and draws top athletes and amateur runners each year. Numerous world best performances and world records have been set here […]

Pink Day @ St Brigid’s Catholic College

Mum Ashlee has helped raise awareness and funds for stillbirth research by arranging a fundraising day at her work, a high school. The whole community got involved by wearing mufti (with pink being the signature colour!) for which they donated a gold coin. The day included cake stalls and a sausage sizzle with proceeds being […]

The Porcelain Urn Company

The Porcelain Urn Company create simple and elegant urns to act as a focus for the love and grief experienced after the death of a loved one. The urns are crafted by ceramic potter Deb Taylor who has 25 years experience and are influenced by her volunteer experience with Social Workers at The Royal Womens’ […]

Pia

It’s early in the morning in the 24th of January and my wife Felicia wakes me up early to tell me she is going to the hospital to just have a check-up, she hasn’t felt our baby girl Pia, 26 weeks, move in a little while. I think she’s being silly, I go back to […]