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Important Information about Support Meetings
From 6 August 2014 the Support Group for Princess Royal Maternity & Southern General will be held on 1st Wednesday of each month.


The new location for these meetings is:


The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS from 7-9pm. 


Parents have told us how difficult it can be to return to the hospital and as a result we have located a suitable location between the two hospitals.


You can view a location map on either the Princess Royal Maternity or the Southern General Support page.


If you have any issues finding us then please email us at  befrienders@glasgow-sands.co.uk








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The Glasgow SANDS organisation produces support leaflets, these are normally provided to bereaved parents during their stay in hospital and can also be collected from our Support Meetings. 

Health Professionals can request these leaflets and we will issue you free of charge copies as required - Please click to view leaflets and how to order 
Glasgow SANDS donate quarterly to the National Organisation who are working to promote research and improvements in practice which could save babies' lives.


This section contains first hand experiences written by parents and their relatives about the death of their baby, plus a selection of poems and memorials. Please click on the links to read more.



Parents Experiences Relatives Experiences Poems/Memorials
Fundraising with Glasgow SANDS

Glasgow SANDS is a charity that receives no goverment funding, all financial support comes from fundraisers and their wonderful efforts.  Losing a baby not only affects the immediate family but friends and the extended family too. Find out how you can help...



Add a Memorial Page
Add a Memorial Page
Within the Chapel of Rest at each of the maternity hospitals across the city, and at Wishaw, Glasgow SANDS befrienders work with the staff to maintain memorial books.  These leather bound books are available for all to read. For the Southern General you will need to request to view them at the maternity Hospital.


Should you wish to add a page you can - click here to find out how




We are so sorry that your baby has died.

 

Memory BoxIt may feel very hard to take in the reality of what has happened and to have any thoughts of what to do next. However, many parents have told us how important the memories of the short time they have with their baby are and that they have found it comforting to have reminders that they can look at and hold.

This ‘Always Loved, Never Forgotten’ memory box is given by Glasgow Sands as a way to create some memories which you can cherish.

 

Should you wish to request a Memory Box you can - click here to find out how