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Support Meetings & Events

Support meetings

Evening support meetings run from 8-10pm, usually on the 4th Thursday of the month. Bereaved parents can come as a couple, on their own, or with a friend or relative.  No babies or children, but pregnant mothers are welcome, with an understanding that they are sensitive to recently bereaved parents and those for whom future pregnancies may not be possible.

Daytime meetings are usually on the 2nd Friday of the month. These are held in two parts.

The first part, 11am-12:45pm, is for bereaved parents with no babies or children present.  As with the evening meetings, pregnant mothers are welcome, with an understanding that they are aware of the sensitivities of others.

The second part, from 1.00pm – 2.45pm  is a “Children & Pregnancy After Loss” meeting.  Parents are welcome to come to afternoon meetings        once they have attended at least two of the morning or evening meetings.  This is for those who wish to bring their older children, are considering another pregnancy, are already pregnant after loss, or have had another baby. Parents are welcome to attend whichever of the meetings is most suitable, and can stay for both if they would like to.  Babies and children are welcome at this second part of the meeting.

All the support meetings are hosted by two befrienders, and are a confidential space.  There is no obligation to talk and parents can share with others as much, or as little, of their experience as they wish to.

If you would like to know more about our meetings, which are held in Chiswick, please contact us:

Tel: 07710010026   Email: info@westlondonsands.org.uk

Evening Meetings 2019  –  from 8 – 10pm

Thursday 27th June

Thursday 25th July

Thursday 22nd August

Thursday 26th September

Thursday 24th October

Thursday 28th November

Thursday 19th December


Daytime Morning Meetings 2019 –  from 11 – 12.45

and Afternoon Pregnancy After Loss – from 1pm – 2.45

Friday 12th July

Friday 9th August

Friday 13th September

Friday 11th October

Friday 15th November – NB this has been changed

Friday 13th December



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