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BLISS, the premature and sick baby charity, is dedicated to ensuring that more babies survive, have the best possible quality of life and that their parents and families get the support they need.

Child Bereavement Trust
Grief in its many forms is one of the most painful experiences that anyone can suffer. Every year thousands of families experience the grief of losing a baby, child, mother, father, brother or sister. The Child Bereavement Trust believe families deserve the best emotional care in such a crisis.

Contact a Family
Contact a family is a database of useful information for families and health professionals about a wide variety of disorders, including rare genetic disorders and congenital abnormalities. They can provide links to parent support groups for specific conditions.

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths
The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths is the UK’s leading cot death charity working to prevent unexpected infant deaths and promote baby health.

La Leche League International
The La Leche League International's mission is: To help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

National Childbirth Trust
The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) offers support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.

NHS Choices

NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about yours and your families health.

NHS Direct
NHS Direct provides 24hr access to health advice. Their site also contains useful information about a wide range of medical conditions and provides links and information about all issues related to NHS services.

Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association

The OAA is committed to informing mothers and their partners about the benefits and risks of anaesthesia and pain-relief in childbirth and supports the principle of involving them as much as possible in their care.  Their site contains free useful information relating to obstetric care.

SANDS - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society
SANDS is a charitable organisation that provides support to bereaved parents who have had a stillborn baby or a baby who has died soon after birth.