Baby Loss Awareness campaign - Resource Centre
Welcome to the Resource Centre
Here you'll find everything you should need to take part in the Baby Loss Awareness campaign. Click on the links below to view and print the information.
Please download and print as many copies as you require. If you need any help or advice, please get in touch.
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Handmade by bereaved parents, their families and friends, our Awareness campaign ribbon pins are now available to order online.
Click here to order your ribbon pins securely online through our campaign website.
If you prefer, you can also order by post. Visit the campaign website ribbons page for further details.
Ribbon pins are again available to order in bulk this year, in multiples of 50 up to a maximum of 200. If you run a support group, or are holding an event and would like a quantity of pins to distribute, please complete and return the Bulk Order form linked below.
- Bulk order form (276kb)
Don't forget to enclose a self addressed envelope and stamps to the
value indicated in the order form. (If you require more than 200
ribbon pins please email
If you are planning an Awareness Day event or display, please feel free to print as many copies of our posters as you need. You could also ask your workplace, surgery, clinic, supermarket etc to display a copy.
- Baby Loss Awareness Event Poster (104kb)
- Baby Loss Awareness Information Poster (332kb)
Pin Display Poster A4 (116kb)
Please help us to tell people about our Awareness campaign by sending our media release to your regional press, radio and tv stations, and interested individuals. Don't forget to tell us where you have sent the press release, and keep a copy/notes of any articles printed or aired.
- Media release - please email us to request your copy
If you work in the nursing and midwifery or other medical professions, Baby Loss Awareness organisations offer a wide range of support and information. Perhaps you could display our posters, leaflets and ribbon pins at your place of work during October? Our media release for health professionals tells you more.
- Media release for health professionals - please email us to request your copy
To mark this year's campaign, several balloon releases are planned across the UK.
We hope to use pink, blue and lilac balloons, and they will be released in memory of babies lost in pregnancy or at/soon after birth.
We would be delighted to provide support, encouragement and information to anyone who would like to organise their own event.. We can also help to publicise your balloon release, and can try to put you in touch with other volunteers in your area.
- Balloon Release: General Guidance (140kb)
- Balloon Release Event Application and Agreement Form (360kb)
- NABAS Balloon Release Guidelines and Code of Conduct (52kb)
Don't forget to order ribbon pins and to download our posters and media releases to support your event.
The global Wave of Light takes place every year at 7pm (all time zones) on October 15th. Candles are lit across the world in memory of babies lost during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards. You can do this at home, or in any place that is special to you. Alternatively, you may wish to go along to an organised Wave of Light event and light your candle with others.
We would be delighted to provide support, encouragement and information to anyone who would like to organise a Wave of Light event. We can also help to publicise the service, and perhaps put you in touch with other volunteers in your area.
- Wave of Light: General Guidance (124kb)
- Wave of Light Event Application Form (264kb)
- Suggested poems, readings and music (Available Soon)
Don't forget to order ribbon pins and to download our posters and media releases
to support your event.
Want to raise funds for the Baby Loss Awareness Campaign but need inspiration? We hope that this list of ideas may help you. Please ensure that your plans are legal - email us for advice if you need it.
- Fundraising Ideas and General Guidance (160kb)
- Organising a Fundraising Event: Application and Agreement Form (268kb)