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We strongly believe the first step to changing stillbirth statistics in today's world, is by talking about stillbirth.

For too long there has been a stigma surrounding the subject of stillbirth. However as a community we should be able to comfortably talk about our children and our experiences, no matter the circumstances. Bereaved families especially should not be made to feel like they have to suffer in silence, yet we should empower them to talk openly about their babies - because they exist and should be acknowledged. The media have a strong influence on the discussions within our community, so we encourage the articles, interveiws and communication, such as the media stories below:

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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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 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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