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For staff who need to signpost support and up to date information to parents

Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology are providing information on coronavirus infection and pregnancy and Royal College of Midwives are giving advice for pregnant women.

National Records of Scotland (NRS) have updated pages on registering a birth, stillbirth and death registration and a downloadable list of current contacts for registration offices.

Society and College of Radiographers have issued a statement in collaboration with other bodies on recording video clips during ultrasound scans.

Parent Club have advice on coronavirus for expectant and new parents.

Sands have information and advice on pregnancy after loss.

See our COVID-19 information and support for staff.

We are updating our information on COVID-19 frequently. Please let us know what you need at this time.

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Support organisations 

Action on pre-eclampsia

Helpline 01386 761848 and statement on antenatal care and pre-eclampsia risk during COVID-19.

Antenatal Results and Choice

Information and support on choices following diagnosis of fetal anomaly via email Parents should give a phone number if they want someone to call them. If urgent, call 0207 713 7356 for an alternative phone number. See ARC support continues


Emotional support via email and information for parents of babies in neonatal units. See Bliss COVID-19 information

Child Bereavement UK

Confidential support and information for families via their helpline 0800 02 888 40 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday) or email and Live Chat on the website. See Coronavirus services, events and information.

Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)

Emotional support via email for families who have lost a child. See CHAS Bereavement support for families

Ectopic Pregnancy Trust

Support and information for people who have had or been affected by an ectopic pregnancy. Contact the helpline 020 7733 2653. See Ectopic Pregnancy Trust How we can help

Fertility Network UK

Online support and support Line 0121 323 5025 (10am – 4pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday) or email See Frequently asked questions for patients 

Held in Our Hearts

Support for bereaved families via phone, text and WhatsApp arranged via email plus online support and counselling. Families should give a phone number if they want someone to call them. See Held in Our Hearts website.

Miscarriage Association

Support via phone 01924 200799 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm) and email and online support. For information on reduced or changing access to NHS services see Coronavirus and miscarriage – your care.

Muslim Bereavement Support Service

Support in multiple languages for bereaved families via phone 020 3468 7333 and email See their Losing a child webpage

Richmond's Hope

Support for bereaved families via phone and email. Edinburgh office on 0131 661 6818 / and Glasgow office on 0141 230 6123 / . See website.

Sands UK – the stillbirth and neonatal death charity

Support via Sands’ freephone Helpline 0808 164 3332 and email plus online bereavement support. See Coronavirus (COVID-19)and COVID-19 guide for bereaved families

Scottish Care and Information on Miscarriage

Support following early and late loss through miscarriage. See SCIM miscarriage support and information

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Support for bereaved families via email Families should give a phone number if they want someone to call them. See Scottish Cot Death Trust


Support for anyone who has gone through the death of a baby at any stage of pregnancy or after birth, including family members via Facebook and online groups. See SiMBA online support


Support for loss in pregnancy, birth and shorty afterwards via free helpline 0800 0147 800, 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. See Tommys baby loss support

Twins Trust

Support for parents and carers of multiples who had a loss in pregnancy, at birth or later. Email and see Twins Trust Bereavement Support Groups

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