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Description
ISANDS is a voluntary organisation which was formed in 1983 by a group of parents whose babies had either been born dead (Stillbirth), or had died shortly after birth (Neonatal Death).

Services
  • Publish and distribute our booklet "A Little Lifetime".
  • Befriend and support bereaved parents and families whose babies have died or are not expected to live for very long.
  • Arrange regular Parents' Support Meetings.
  • Publish our Newsletter twice yearly with information, views and experiences of ISANDS members.
  • Produce Information Leaflets.
  • Organise Public Meetings.
  • Organise Inter-denominational Memorial Services.
  • Speak to professional groups such as Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and other interested groups about practical ways they can help parents.
  • Heighten awareness about perinatal death (the death of a baby around the time of birth).

Contact
  Irish Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society,
Carmichael House,
4 North Brunswick St,
Dublin 7.
Tel: 01 - 872 6996
Email: info@isands.ie
  www.isands.ie
 
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