Baby loss day

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

Par­ents and fam­i­lies will take time to­day to re­mem­ber ba­bies lost be­fore or soon af­ter birth.

Baby Loss Aware­ness Day ac­knowl­edges the 600 ba­bies who die ev­ery year in New Zealand dur­ing preg­nancy or less than a month af­ter birth.

Wrist­bands bear­ing the slo­gan A Lit­tle Life, Not a Lit­tle Loss are avail­able from sup­port group Sands.

The non-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion helps par­ents cope with the death of a baby.

Visit www.sands. org.nz, or phone 050872-63-72.

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