National organisations and charities who can provide additional emotional and practical support to families. Also providing support and information for professionals.

ARC a national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences –

Bliss the national charity that supports babies born too soon, too small, too sick and their families –

Camp Simcha – supporting families of sick children –

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying –

Child Death Helpline a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult –

Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children, who provide information, advice and support, bringing families together so they can support each other –

Lullaby Trust the Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death –

Multiple Birth foundation (MBF) Provides support and advice for families with twins or more –

Newlife helping UK children with disabilities and terminal illness –

Rainbow Trust provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life limiting or terminal illness –

REACT rapid effective assistance for children with potentially terminal illness, national charity working to improve the quality of lives of children and their families –

Remember My Baby offer a free service of baby remembrance photography to all parents suffering the loss of their baby –

Sands offer parents support when their baby dies during pregnancy or after birth-

SIBS support siblings who are growing up or who have grown up with a brother or sister with any disability, long term chronic illness or life limiting condition –

TAMBA support and advice (bereavement advice) for families with twins or more –

TFSL (Together for Short Lives) the UK charity that speaks for all children with life limiting conditions and their families –

WellChild national UK children’s charity helping to get seriously ill children out of hospital and cared for at home with their families wherever possible –


London Neonatal ODN, Hospice and Hospital Map