SANDS awareness month offer
June 2020 is Sands Awareness Month. With every boxset purchased during this period, video streaming from maternity experts provider MATFLIX is making a donation to Sands.
This June, you can invest in your revalidation or study support with MATFLIX and know you are helping prevent stillbirths and support the families experiencing heartache.
Buy any boxset or one of the following to support SANDS
"We are excited to welcome MATFLIX as a new partner. We look forward to working with and supporting MATFLIX with their endeavours to raise funds and awareness of safer pregnancy and baby loss. The vital funds raised will help us to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, improve bereavement care and fund research to save babies’ lives."
Daniel Brett-Schneider, Director of Income & Engagement, Sands
In the UK, 1 in every 250 babies will be stillborn – around 2,927 stillbirths every year. It’s an experience that never leaves a parent. This is why MATFLIX is supporting the Sands and making a donation with every boxset purchased in June 2020 – Sands Awareness Month. £2.50 from every boxset sold, £5 from the "Stillbirth - An Introduction for Midwives and HCPs" boxset, £10 for everyone who sets up a "SANDS OFFER" subscription and £5 for each student subscriber.
The "Stillbirth - An Introduction for Midwives and HCPs" boxset provided by MATFLIX helps maternity professionals deal with a number of the issues involved. You can buy the boxset on its own for £17.50 (with £5.00 donated to SANDS), or by a monthly subscription to all boxsets. The normal rate "SANDS OFFER" will see a £10 donation made in your name, the "SANDS STUDENT OFFER" will see a £5 donation made.
The boxset is made up of the following talks by maternity experts:
Stillbirth Death by another name | David Monteith, Founder, Grace in Action
Preventing Stillbirths A National Campaign | Professor Jason Gardosi MD FRCSED FRCOG, Director of the Perinatal Institute in Birmingham, UK
Documenting a family’s experience of baby bereavement | Rachel Hayden, Consultant, Gifts of Remembrance
Reviewing trends and themes of stillbirths locally | Laura Bassett, Risk Manager, Cardiff & Vale Health Board
Empowering women with safer pregnancy information reduces stillbirth | Heidi Eldridge
Two of the presentations in this curated boxset were given by speakers who have lost children to stillbirth themselves – you will hear them speak movingly on the impact it had on their lives.
The videos all originate at one of the excellent Maternity and Midwifery Forum festivals that have been commissioned by Sue MacDonald (Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery Textbook for Midwives). This boxsets has been curated by Dr Jenny Hall.
This learning module can be used towards CPD for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the UK, and equivalent bodies in other jurisdictions.
Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) is a charity registered in England and Wales (Registered Charity Number 299679). Find out more here: https://www.sands.org.uk.