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Parents of lost babies and potential of all kinds: come here to share the technicolour, the vividness, the despair, the heart-broken-open, the compassion we learn for others, having been through this mess — and see it reflected back at you, acknowledged and understood.

Thanks to photographer Xin Li and to artist Stephanie Sicore for their respective illustrations and photos.

for one and all > Stillbirth awareness in US?

I want to get involved with something productive that will shed more light on these awful tragedies. I know European countries have organizations such as SANDS. If I lived there, I wouldn't hesitate to get involved with their organization and donate for research into stillbirth prevention. I am becoming more aware through research that the US is woefully lacking in these resources. Where should I donate to? March of Dimes seems like the closest organization that would advocate for stillbirth research? It is just crazy to me that there are more stillbirths statistically than SIDS, and both are horrific awful heartbreaking experiences! But more awareness has been dedicated to SIDS, while stillbirth prevention is left in the dark. I really want to raise awareness somehow. Has anyone been involved in doing so, and what did you do specifically?
January 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNada
The MISS foundation:http://missfoundation.org/about

They do support groups, research, awareness raising etc
January 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAB
Thank you so much!
January 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNada
starlegacyfoundation.org

They do research and awareness. They also host a stillbirth summit. Has anyone attended this summit in the past? I've been wondering since it is upcoming.

http://starlegacyfoundation.org/summit17/