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  • Miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a newborn infant is a shattering event for parents and families. 
  • Everyone responds to the death of a baby in their own way and there is no 'right' way to feel.
  • If your baby died from a genetic disorder, there is the option to seek genetic counselling which may help find answers for future pregnancies.
  • Contact bereavement services such as Red Nose Australia for support 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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Reviewed on: 06-07-2023