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Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths

The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths is the UK's leading baby charity aiming to prevent unexpected deaths in infancy and promote infant health. FSID fulfils these aims by:

Funding research
Supporting families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly
Disseminating information on infant health, baby care and sudden infant deaths to health professionals and the general public
Working with professionals to improve investigations when a baby dies

The services offered by FSID include:
A Helpline for parents, carers and health professionals and bereaved families
A wide range of publications and resources on reducing the risk of cot death and safe baby care
A network of trained befrienders to support bereaved families
A busy programme of training, events and Family Days Out throughout the UK
The Care of Next Infant (CONI) Scheme, with the NHS, to support bereaved families when they have subsequent babies.
FSID operates throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. As well as the staff team in head office there are also eight Regional Development Officers who actively promote FSID's campaigns across the country.

Who to contact

Contact Name
0808 802 6868
Telephone Free Helpline 0808 802 6868

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