Coping with loss

The death of a baby during or after pregnancy is heart breaking and devastating. There is definitely help and support available, whether the loss was recent or happened many years ago.

There are many charities and support groups available locally or nationally that you can contact:

Please visit the Black Country Healthcare website to find more information about bereavment and loss click on this link.

Child Bereavement UK offer online information and support when a baby or child dies or when a child has experienced bereavement.


Telephone: 0800 028 8840

The Child Death Helpline is for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, under any circumstances, however long ago.It is run by trained volunteers, all of whom are bereaved parents.

Telephone: 0800 282 986 (Freephone)

0808 800 6019 (Free for mobiles)


The Lullaby Trust provides emotional support for bereaved families.


Telephone: 0808 8026868 (free phone)


Compassionate Friends website:

Telephone: 0345 123 2304 (national helpline-10:00-16:00 and 19:00-22:00)



Winstons Wish is a childhood bereavement charity website:

Telephone: 0808 802 0021