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Support and Services we offer

Holding Hands

Support Meetings

We currently hold both face-to-face and virtual support meetings. 

For more information please visit our Support Meetings page

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Someone to talk to when you want to talk, who will have an understanding of how you might be feeling because they have been there, and who will listen for as long as you wish to talk.

Befrienders are always available at our support meetings, but they can also provide support by offering telephone support and email support if you find this way the easiest.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to talk, it's why we are here.

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Memorial Trees

We have three memorial trees that hold engraved plaques with our baby's details on.

For more information on these or to request a plaque please see our Memorial Trees' page.

Writing Letters

Remembrance Birthday/Anniversary cards

We would be honoured to remember your wee one by sending a card from us to you on your baby's birthday or anniversary, and/or to put a message up of their name on our social media.

If this is something you think you would like, please click on the link below, complete the form and leave the rest to us. 

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Online Memorial Page

​Our Memorial Page is here on our website and is a place that anyone with any stage of loss, miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death, can place an entry for their baby.

lease visit our memorial page here for more details and to see entries.


Counselling Service

We do have a counselling service available.

Please come along to one of our support meetings or contact us for more information.


Books of Remembrance

The Books of Remembrance @ Ayrshire Maternity Unit in the bereavement room were started in 1990.  The books are in a loose-leaf format and entries are placed in date order.  There are two types of entries, one for Stillbirths and one for Neo-natals.  These are a place our babies details can be recorded along with a poem or verse.  We provide the completed certificate to place in the book, and we can also provide a duplicate copy that can be sent to you for you to keep, if you wish, free of charge. 


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ABLS Support Services Booklet

A small booklet containing information on the services we offer, along with our contact information.  This booklet is given out by the hospital but can also be provided by us on request.

If you would like one sent out please contact us and let us know.


Baby Tracing

In cases where a baby was buried some time ago, but the parents were not told where, we may be able to locate your baby's final resting place within our contacts with all three Ayrshire Councils and Funeral Directors.

For more information on this service please contact us with any and all details you have on the baby and both parents at the time of birth and we will do all we can to help.

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