Pregnancy loss supports
Pregnancy loss is a difficult area for those who experience loss at any stage in pregnancy. Receiving support is an important part of overall care.
This website is primarily a source of research and educational material. If you are seeking support in your loss we invite you to access the websites below to bring you to Irish support organisations particular to your loss.
Information about pregnancy loss
Information about pregnancy loss for people who experience pregnancy loss, healthcare professionals, and the public
- pregnancyandinfantloss.ie: a directory of support services and knowledge for both people who experience pregnancy loss and healthcare professionals. This includes details of bereavement teams and support organisations, information leaflets, guidelines, reports and research across all types of pregnancy loss. Direct link to support and advocacy groups offering support to people bereaved through pregnancy loss and perinatal death: pregnancyandinfantloss.ie/support-links/
- corkmiscarriage.com: a resource for anyone who needs information and support around early miscarriage, from pregnancy to pregnancy after miscarriage
Additional support / advocacy organisations in Ireland
- All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care: advances education, research and practice to improve the palliative care experience of people with life-limiting conditions and their families
- Irish Hospice Foundation: a national charity that addresses dying, death and bereavement in Ireland
Clinical practice guidelines: national / international
National / international bodies that produce clinical practice guidelines to guide clinician and patient decision-making, with the aim of improving care quality and patient outcomes