Information for study parents

This page is for parents who may have taken part in the Listening to Parents survey.

Your views are important and we would like to thank all the parents who were contacted about the survey. Though it was difficult and upsetting many parents contacted us and more than 700 parents completed the survey.

The information that parents sent back us will help us understand how care for women and families who experience such a loss may be improved. What we learn will be used by policy makers and in developing guidelines for care.

If you have any questions or would like to talk to us about the survey please call us on the Freephone number 0808 2524566 or email listeningtoparents@npeu.ox.ac.uk.

We realise that being asked to take part in this survey may have caused you distress. The following organisations provide support for bereaved parents if you feel that you would like to talk to someone.

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity, provide support for anyone affected by the death of a baby. They have a national helpline on 0207 436 5881 or you can email helpline@uk-sands.org.

Bliss is a leading charity working to improve care for sick and premature babies who also provide support to families who have been bereaved. Their helpline is available on 0500 618140 or you can email hello@bliss.org.uk.

The Child Bereavement Trust supports families when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is bereaved. Their helpline is available on 01494 568900 or you can email support@childbereavementuk.org.

The Compassionate Friends is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents after the death of a child. They have a national helpline on 0845 123 2304 or you can email helpline@tcf.org.uk.

Thank you for taking the time to visit this site.

Maggie Redshaw, Rachel Rowe and Jane Henderson

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