Can you take photographs of a stillborn baby in Uk

Can you take photographs of a stillborn baby in Uk

Please note this blog post has sensitive news on baby loss if this may offend please press your back button now.

please do not be afraid to ask!

 This week we shall  answer the most frequently worrying questions searched for on our blog site.  Not many people want to talk about such a taboo subject as baby loss. We are here to offer support and empathy at such a difficult time for a family.

I write this blog with deep sadness to night I was scouring the internet for some facts on photography and came across some wacky forum sites taking the ,micky out of 3 websites. One which stated our own baby burial clothes site was for taking photographs of dead babies with props . We would like to point out in order to get sizings right for tiny babies needing urgent clothes that fit we use reborn dolls, not babies that have passed away and not for  showcasing bereaved babies off to the world in.

if you are a family member wanting to post your baby pictures online be careful where its located. THERE ARE SOME EVIL PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT WILL USE YOUR PHOTOGRAPH FOR SICK PURPOSES.

keeping a treasured photograph of your baby may be the only memory you can keep in a baby memory box of your little one. A nurse may take aquick photo for you but some organisations can help take a more loving picture for you. see the links below.

 organization called Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, a non-profit that provides, free of charge, portraiture and heirloom photography for both stillborn infants and infants with medical conditions incompatible with life. This is simultaneously some of the most difficult- and most rewarding work ever done. Below is the link to their website

http://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/

http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/blogs/2011/04/hidden-tragedy-2-6-million-women-suffer-stillbirths-each-year/

http://www.littlefootprints.org.uk/PDF/packnew.pdf

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