Abbies Fund provides Memory Boxes for the Maternity Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary’s Women and Children’s Hospital, to give to parents who have lost a baby/babies.
Abigail’s Footsteps provides bereavement training for health care professionals, provides necessary equipment in maternity units (cold cots) and supports hospitals to ensure bereavement suites are located away from main maternity wards.
Aching Arms is a charity supporting parents who experience the death of their baby during pregnancy, birth or soon after. Aching Arms does this by coordinating the supply of comfort teddy bears to 145+ hospitals in the UK and also posting out many bears directly to parents who contact them.
Action on Pre-eclampsia (also known as APEC) aims to raise public and professional awareness of pre-eclampsia, improve care, and ease or prevent physical and emotional suffering caused by the disease. APEC does this by providing information and support to members of the public who are affected by pre-eclampsia. APEC also run multi-disciplinary study days for midwives and health professionals who work with pregnant women, providing expert training on detection and management of pre-eclampsia.
Locally, the primary role is donating handmade Memory Boxes, Recognition of Life Certificates and other memorial keepsakes to Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, in addition to providing funding for Midwife Bereavement Training, the ‘Sunbeam’ Bereavement Suite and specialist equipment. On a national level, Aidan’s Elephants offers online support via their website and social media channels, to anyone who has been affected by the loss of a baby or young child, and aims to raise awareness of the need for better short and long term support following the loss of a child of any gestation or age.
ARC is the only national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood clotting disorder that can cause strokes, heart attacks and DVTs. In pregnancy, it is a leading cause of miscarriage, stillbirth and pre-eclampsia
Baby Lifeline is a charity supporting the care of pregnant women and newborn babies all over the UK.
Beyond Bea is a charity focusing on raising awareness about baby loss and bereavement and educating health care professionals in order to improve bereavement care.
For babies born premature or sick. Their vision is that every baby born premature or sick in the UK has the best chance of survival and quality of life.
Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity, they are passionate about improving the patient experience for all the women and families at our hospital.
Based in South West Wales, supporting parents of stillborn and neonatal loss babies by supplying handcrafted bereavement clothing for final photographs and funerals, providing memory items to those who suffer miscarriage and certificates of life for babies born under 24 weeks.
Further update coming soon!