Baby Death

Grief After Meningitis - A Tale Of Two Charlies

Katy Mann | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Parents
Katy Mann

Last week baby Charlie Gard passed away. I think we all felt a little of what his parents must have gone through. They fought so hard to keep him aliv...

Talking About Stillbirth Prevents Storing Unhelpful Feelings Inside and the Potential Risk of Depression and Other Related Problems

Sean Casey | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Parents
Sean Casey

Ciara was a tiny princess with jet black hair. Unfortunately she had Edwards Syndrome, which is a chromosomal abnormality caused by the presence of all, or part of, an extra 18th chromosome. This had affected her internal organs.

My Story

Sharon Parr | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK Parents
Sharon Parr

Later we returned home. Instead of carrying my new born child I carried a yellow folder. Inside was the information we would need to help get us through the next few weeks. How to organise a funeral, register a death, counselling services and Sands.

'Britain's Biggest Family' Mother's Stillborn Grave Robbery 'Shock'

Caroline Thain | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Thain

The grieving mother of 'Britain's biggest family' has described her "shock and sadness", after her stillborn baby son's shoes were stolen from his grave. It is the latest cruel blow for the Radfords, from Lancashire, who were made famous by Channel 4 television documentary '16 Kids And Counting'.

Tragic Family Killed in Sheffield House Fire Are Named

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

Five people including a nine-week-old baby girl and two other children aged nine and seven have died in a house fire. Shabbina Begum, 54, and her 2...

Baby Dead In House Fire That Claimed Five Lives

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A nine-week-old baby girl is among those dead in a "severe" house fire that killed two other children and two women. Two children aged nine and sev...

Small Babies, Big Lives; The Charity Helping the NHS Save Lives

Hannah Gal | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

Harriet Laura Amy Leah was born at 37 weeks on 16th November 2012 by c-section. "She was laying very awkwardly" explains her mum Zena, "doing the splits and her cord was presenting, had my waters gone the cord would have been the first thing out and she would have most probably suffocated"

Nanny Jailed For 'Killing Baby' Is Now Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The British nanny at the centre of an international storm over whether she deliberately killed a baby in her care, is expecting her first child, multi...

Teenager Charged Over Death Of A Baby Girl In Bow, East London

Huffington Post/UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK

An 18-year-old woman has been charged with causing the death of a four-month-old baby girl, Scotland Yard said. She is due to appear in court charg...

Parents 'Sickened' By NHS Cover-Up After Baby Daughter's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

The parents of a baby who died at Furness General Hospital just 23 hours after being born have said they are "sickened" they were not informed of earl...

Poisoned Baby Was 'Thriving' Before Death, Court Hears

PA | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

A baby poisoned with an adult painkiller might have been given the potentially fatal dose minutes before seeing a health visitor, a court has heard. ...

Mother Accused Of Murdering 'Thriving' Baby With Adult Pain Killers

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

A mother poisoned her weeks-old daughter using a powerful adult pain killer never used on babies, a jury has been told. Michelle Smith, 34, is accu...

Worker 'Utterly Devastated' Over Lamp Post Baby Death

PA | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

A workman who cut the base of a lamp post that later fell, fatally injuring a baby, wishes he had died instead, an inquest has heard. Tommy Hollis ...

Deep Clean At Belfast Hospital

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

A deep clean of the hospital where three babies died was completed this weekend. No new cases of the infection have been found, Northern Ireland's ...

Nervous Parents Await Results Of Baby Death Hospital Test

PA | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK

Parents of 24 babies tested for an infection that has killed three others in a Northern Ireland hospital face an agonising wait to see if their child ...

Baby Death Hospital Undergoes 'Deep Clean'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

Staff are to carry out a deep clean at a hospital's neonatal room after an infection killed three babies. The move comes as health officials in Nor...

Third Baby Dies In Hospital Bug Outbreak

PA | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

A third baby has died after an outbreak of a deadly infection in a hospital in Northern Ireland. The latest death was confirmed as staff at Belfast...

Life In Jail For Father Who Killed Baby When 'Frustrated His Changing Nappy'

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

A father who murdered his seven-week-old son when he was left alone with him for 20 minutes has been jailed for life. Ian Hutchinson, 25, must serv...