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Read more about Kaycen Watson

Read more about Kaycen Watson

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27 July 2018   It wasn’t an easy task accepting my pregnancy as a single mum, but it was definitely the most beautiful experience I have ever had, not only achieving everything I did but proving to myself how strong I really was, being able to carry after thinking I couldn’t....

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Read more about Randolph Bob Burr

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16 October 1949 How times and the approach of the medical profession have changed – for the better. Our brother Randolph was stillborn to our mother in 1949. Rod, was 2 1/2 years old at the time, Kathy and Nancy not being born until 1950 and 1952 respectively. Thus the...

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Read more about Daniel Manning

Read more about Daniel Manning

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5 May 2014 Mine and Rods journey to fall pregnant was not the easiest we tried for a few years before we found out that we could not fall pregnant naturally. So we went to a fertility specialist. We only had to do one round of IVF and it worked....

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Read more about Omari

Read more about Omari

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1 January 2016 On this dark morning, the 25th of February 2016 at 12:22am, I sit on my bed, candles lit and tea in hand. From as young as I can remember I wanted only two things from life; to be a successful hairdresser and to be a mother. Two...

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Read more about Addi

Read more about Addi

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13 February 2015 I told her you never forget, it doesn’t get easier, you just learn a new way of life. You’re different, you won’t ever be the person you were before and that’s ok. Days will pass and then years. Some days you’re ok and others your not. We...

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Read more about Elsie

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14 July 2014 Scott and I were married in October 2013 and we thrilled to discover that we were pregnant upon returning from our honeymoon. Getting pregnant came easily to us. We felt very fortunate. Our excitement soon turned to devastation when we received the results of our 12 week...

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Read more about Yvie Johnstone

Read more about Yvie Johnstone

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15 February 2014 On the 13th of February 2014 I went to a routine check up with my obstetrician. I was 34 weeks pregnant. I’d pretty much skipped out of work that day. I had a delivery of decorations arrive for my baby shower. Which was scheduled for 2 weeks...

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Read more about Alice Jane Taylor

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31 March 2012 This is my Alice story…. We were like any couple expecting their first baby, nervous, excited, clueless. My pregnancy was uneventful, although I was huge! I started to measure weeks ahead and by full term I was 4 weeks ahead in growth. It was our due week...

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Read more about Boy Boucher

Read more about Boy Boucher

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13 April 1958 This year I’ll be 58. When my mum was 19 she got married and was already 3 months pregnant with my elder brother. Thinking while breastfeeding she couldn’t get pregnant, I was conceived and born 13 months later. April 13th 1958 at St Marys Hospital Armley Leeds...

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Read more about Liam Searle

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23 November 2015 Every part of my pregnancy was normal and routine, and there was never anything to indicate that there was going to be a problem. At my 33 week check up my obstetrician asked, as always, if I was feeling lots of movement. And, as always, I told...

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Read more about Sophie Marie

Read more about Sophie Marie

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23 September 2014 It was a Saturday in September 2014. I had been feeling flu-like symptoms for a few days and put it down to being 35wks pregnant and having 2 small children to run after so thought nothing of it. All of a sudden I broke out in a...

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Read more about Dolly Pippa Hanlon

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19 March 2016 People take getting pregnant and having babies for granted but after a miscarriage last year I treasured every kick and movement that Dolly gave me.. My pregnancy had gone smoothly and Dolly was a good size and I was having regular strong kicks.. 4 days before we...

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Read more about Georgia Evelyn-Jean

Read more about Georgia Evelyn-Jean

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1 September 2016 I am so lucky and so grateful for this group. I simply stumbled across one of your videos and started monitoring movements as soon as possible. My babies kicks were quite regular so no problem there but after checking myself into hospital twice due to severe abdominal...

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Read more about Ariella Genat

Read more about Ariella Genat

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30 January 2013 My husband and I were so excited – our first child was due on February 5th, 2013. I’d had a pretty uneventful pregnancy, if you ignore the intense morning sickness that had me basically bed-ridden for 3 months! There was no indication of any problems, everything was...

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Read more about Rosie

Read more about Rosie

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24 August 2015 While pregnant I heard of Still Aware and understood how important it would be toget to know my baby. So as soon as I felt my little bump moving around, I started monitoring her movements and counting her kicks. I was aware of and was in tune...

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Read more about Noah Tai-Roche

Read more about Noah Tai-Roche

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22 September 2014 Noah was born still after a normal and otherwise ‘textbook’ pregnancy. I carried our beautiful boy to 41 weeks gestation. Besides some morning sickness in the first trimester, I felt great throughout the pregnancy, and all routine tests and ultrasounds were normal. It was a Sunday morning,...

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Read more about Henlee

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29 September 2017 At 37+2 I was having back pain. I was told by others that it was just a symptom of being pregnant and that it would probably stick around for another couple of weeks yet until our baby was born. At first I just put it down to...

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Read more about Kaycen Watson

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27 July 2018 It wasn’t an easy task accepting my pregnancy as a single mum, but it was definitely the most beautiful experience I have ever had, not only achieving everything I did but proving to myself how strong I really was, being able to carry after thinking I couldn’t....

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Read more about MEDIA RELEASE

Read more about MEDIA RELEASE

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AWARENESS ORGANISATION DEMANDS STILLBIRTH GRANT RECIPIENTS BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE The Australian Federal Government today have announced the recipient of their $3m Stillbirth Awareness and Education Grant. The important funding to help reduce rates of  preventable stillbirth has been the result of lobbying and advocacy from organisations such as Still Aware,...

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Read more about Why bother?

Read more about Why bother?

Posted by Sarah Pridham

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  This might seem like another weird and unusual title for a blog, or even an unusual way to start a blog, but I read something the other day that really made me think about why I do the things I do (and why I have done them since the loss...

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Read more about The 'Safer Baby Bundle' launches in Canberra

Read more about The 'Safer Baby Bundle' launches in Canberra

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In an exciting step forward for stillbirth prevention in Australia, some of the country's leading organisations in stillbirth research and awareness recently launched the 'Safer Baby Bundle' at Parliament House in Canberra.  This latest research program is being led by the Stillbirth CRE, and will work to improve the partnership...

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Read more about 730 Days

Read more about 730 Days

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  I talk about him because I’m proud. I talk about him, because he deserves to be remembered. I talk about him, because even though he’s not physically here with me, he’s never far from my mind. I talk about him, because he’s part of me, a part that I could...

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Read more about Being Still Aware: The importance of talking about stillbirth

Read more about Being Still Aware: The importance of talking about stillbirth

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Written by Sarah Langford, ACU Bachelor of Midwifery student Originally appeared in Essence: Australian Breastfeeding Association Magazine Vol53 No 3 September 2017 When I was pregnant I tried to cocoon myself in a happy bubble, I didn’t want to hear any “horror stories.” The underlying (naïve) assumption being that as...

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