Health conditions

Pregnancy loss

If you have recently experienced the loss of your pregnancy you may be feeling isolated and misunderstood. As well as grieving for the loss of your baby, you may also be grieving for the loss of your parenting dreams.

Find out more about pregnancy loss, and what to expect as you recover physically and emotionally:

More information

More information about pregnancy loss is available from these organisations.


PathWest’s perinatal pathology services supports families all over WA affected by the death of a child, shortly after or before birth, by giving them an opportunity to understand the reasons for their loss.

For more information visit PathWest perinatal pathology (external site).

Red Nose

Red Nose (formerly SIDS and Kids) is the primary support service in the community for parents who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy, baby or child. They include members and resources from the former Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths Support Service (SANDS).

  • Visit Red Nose (external site)
  • Phone 9474 3544
  • Outside the metro area free call 1800 199 466 (free from a land line only)

Where to get help


Women and Newborn Health Service

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See also

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