If you’ve read Together Apart, you’ll know that it involves the issues of miscarriage and stillbirth. It’s not something I myself have ever had to go through, but I know a number of people who have. On Facebook last week, I saw a few posts from a girl I went to school with. She was posting updates about her baby daughter who passed away last December, trying to raise awareness about pregnancy and infant death awareness.

For seven days, from last Wednesday until this Wednesday the 15th, it’s baby loss awareness week, and the 15th is a dedicated day for remembrance. I was incredibly struck by my friends very public posts and how brave she was, and since these themes run throughout Together Apart, I’ve decided that the proceeds from my sales on 15th October will be donated to Sands, a lovely charity supporting all those affected by stillbirth and neonatal death.

You can find details about Sands and make a donation here, and I’ll do an extra post with the update on how much has been raised on Thursday or Friday

https://www.uk-sands.org/

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Charity registration number in England and Wales (299679) and in Scotland (SC042789)