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Baby Loss Awareness Week 9-15 October

9th October 2021

Today marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week, a special annual event to mark the lives of babies lost in pregnancy or during or soon after birth and to raise public awareness of pregnancy and baby loss.

Wellbeing

The Miscarriage Association is joining with over 100 other charities or groups from around the UK to talk about the wellbeing of those who have experienced pregnancy and baby loss and about those who care for them.

Each day during the Week will have a particular focus within the overall theme of wellbeing:

Sat 9 October – An introduction to the week and to the theme of wellbeing

Sun 10 October – Looking after yourself

Mon 11 October – Looking after those who provide care and support and those on the front line

Tue 12 October – Looking after siblings (children and adults)

Wed 13 October – Looking after partners

Thu 14 October – Looking after each other as a community and in the workplace

Fri 15 October – A focus on remembrance and the Wave of Light

You’ll find more information about the Week’s events and activities, including our special online Wave of Light events, here.

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