Archive: September 2017

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place from 9 to 15 October every year. It’s an opportunity for parents, their families and friends to acknowledge and remember their precious babies who have died. It is led by Sands in collaboration with over 40 charities in the UK.

Baby Loss Awareness Week is an opportunity:

  • for bereaved parents, and their families and friends, to unite with others across the world to commemorate their babies’ lives.
  • to raise awareness about the issues surrounding pregnancy and baby loss in the UK, and push for tangible improvements in services, support, research or policy around bereavement support
  • to let the public and key stakeholders know what charities and other supportive organisations are doing on bereavement support around pregnancy and baby loss

Baby Loss Awareness Week finishes with Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Sunday 15 October upon which the Global Wave of Light event is held.

Get involved

  • Wear the pin to show your support. To buy yours, click the image below to be taken to the Sands shop.

 


Guernsey lights up pink and blue for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

St James Concert and Assembly Hall agreed to light up pink and blue on the evening…

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018 Launches in Guernsey

Guernsey Sands will be hosting a Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Walk to raise awareness…

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Sands Awareness Month

June is Sands Awareness Month, when we all work hard to increase awareness of stillbirth and…

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Donate your Waitrose green coins

We are delighted to have been chosen as a local charity to benefit from Waitrose…

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Remembrance walk and wave of light events

Thank you to everyone that attended our Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Walk on Sunday…

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Donate your Waitrose green coins

We are delighted to have been chosen as a local charity to benefit from Waitrose…

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place from 9 to 15 October every year. It’s an opportunity…

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Committee member and husband shortlisted for Pride of Guernsey 2017 Parents of the Year Award

Our Communications Officer and husband, Nicole and Rik Bromley, have been shortlisted for the #PrideofGuernsey 2017…

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Guernsey Sands appoint new committee member

Chloe Gallie was recently appointed as a new committee member at the recent Guernsey Sands AGM.…

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Committee member and husband up for Pride of Guernsey 2017 Parents of the Year award

Our Communications Officer and husband, Nicole and Rik Bromley, have been nominated for the #PrideofGuernsey…

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Sands Awareness Month

June is Sands Awareness Month, when we all work hard to increase awareness of stillbirth…

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Guernsey Sands launches new website

Guernsey Sands were delighted when Ollie McVey, a local web designer, kindly offered his time…

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Volunteer required to help organise Guernsey Sands’ events

Do you enjoy organising events and want to help our charity? We are keen to…

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Donate your Co-operative dividend stamps

We are delighted to announce that throughout the months of April, May and June, you…

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Volunteers required to train as Guernsey Sands’ Befrienders

Are you interested in becoming a Guernsey Sands Befriender and playing a vital role in…

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Coronation Street to air baby loss storyline

ITV Soap Coronation Street is to tackle the difficult subject of baby loss when Michelle Connor…

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Public appeal for baby memorial garden at Le Foulon Cemetery

Guernsey Sands are about to start work on the refurbishment of their memorial garden at…

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Chairman skydives to raise memorial garden funds

Guernsey Sands Chairman Rob Jones bravely signed up to do a sponsored skydive on Sunday…

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Guernsey Sands donates cuddle cot to hospital

Guernsey Sands has donated a cuddle cot to help to comfort bereaved parents to the…

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