LOLA aims to help parents and anyone else affected by the loss of a baby to find helpful information.
Friends and co-workers trying to find ways to support the parents of a stillborn child and cope with their own grief and shock can also find information on ways they can help, no matter how near or far they are.
Let Us Help You Get Support
We at LOLA recognise you may want to find more information to help you cope with the loss of your child. Here, you can find links to websites which provide additional information and support for anyone affected by pregnancy loss and related issues.
If you need urgent help to cope with the distress you are experiencing as a result of your loss, please get in touch with the Samaritans. They offer support to anyone who is overwhelmed and in need of support or guidance about any issue at all. Contact may be made by email or over the telephone. //www.samaritans.org/
If you need urgent medical help and you are based in the United Kingdom, the following 24-hour nurse helplines are recommended:
- in Northern Ireland, visit Health Care Northern Ireland at //www.n-i.nhs.uk/
Our resources here at LOLA don’t allow us to offer more direct support for you right now, and we’re sorry about that. You are welcome to contact us with feedback and comments on our website, which we welcome.
Find Out More About Infertility
We at LOLA understand that, alongside your deep grief, you may also be worried about what the future holds. For some, assisted conception and concerns about infertility may also be relevant. To help you find additional support, we’ve listed some websites and other resources you may find helpful.
Find Out More About Miscarriage
We at LOLA know from experience that suffering a miscarriage is devastating. The loss of a baby in those early, precious weeks of pregnancy can be a deep and scarring loss. It can also be frightening and lonely.
Find Out More About Neonatal Care
We at LOLA understand that some of the parents and families who find themselves here may be facing the strain of premature birth, or neonatal care for their sick baby. To help you find additional support, we’ve listed some websites and other resources you may find helpful below.