If you have been affected by a complication in pregnancy and/or have delivered your baby and it is sick, was stillborn or died soon after birth the following organisations may be of some help.


SSNAP – Support for the Sick Newborn and their Parents

SSNAP exists to help ensure the survival of sick newborn babies and support their parents through a difficult and sometimes bewildering experience. Based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.


Action on Pre-eclampsia

Action on Pre-eclampsia (also known as APEC) aims to raise public and professional awareness of pre-eclampsia, improve care, and ease or prevent physical and emotional suffering caused by the disease.
They also run a helpline and provide information to members of the public who are affected by pre-eclampsia – be this pregnant women, their family and friends and anyone worried about pre-eclampsia.


SANDS Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

SANDS is the Stillborn and Neonatal Death Society. They provide support for parents and families whose baby is stillborn or dies soon after birth.


Different Rooms – a personal story by Janet Goldsworthy

Last year Janet Goldsworthy wrote a book about her experience of pre-eclampsia.
We published the first chapter of the book in the members newsletter, response was such that we have now electronically published the book which is available to download as a PDF.

Click here to read the PDF
Oxford University Hospitals

Four Hospitals, One Trust, One Vision
The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUH) is one of the largest acute teaching trusts in the UK, with a national and international reputation for the excellence of its services and its role in teaching and research.

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