Resources

Navigating a rainbow pregnancy can be a lonely experience. Knowing that there are people who can support and advise you can make the path a little less daunting.

The following groups offer information and advice that can help at different stages of your rainbow journey or even as you decide whether the rainbow path is one you want to embark upon. 

Please use the 'Contact' tab if you want to let us know about other sources of support that you have found helpful.

More support:

Tommy's

Tommy's charity – funding research, saving babies' lives

Tommy's funds research into pregnancy problems and provides information to empower parents to have a healthy pregnancy. Tommy's provides accredited midwife-led pregnancy health information for parents-to-be, and funds research into the causes of pregnancy loss.

Lifeline Reading

Reading Lifeline – space for your story

Counselling and support for those affected by infertility or baby loss during pregnancy or soon after birth.

Kicks Count

Kicks Count - why your baby's movements matter

Kicks Count is a UK registered charity that aims to empower mums to be with knowledge and confidence throughout their pregnancy.

Mama Academy

Mama Academy - supporting mums and midwives to help babies arrive safely

MAMA Academy is positive about pregnancy and committed to raising awareness of what can be done to help save babies’ lives. By empowering expectant mums with pregnancy information, Mama Academy helps women feel in control of their pregnancy and confident in reporting any problematic symptoms to their maternity team without delay. 

NHS Pregnancy & Baby

NHS Pregnancy & Baby - your pregnancy and baby guide

Am I pregnant? What should I be eating? Is it normal to be this tired? How can I help my partner during labour? Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here. Detailed week-by-week guides and lots of expert videos, parents' tips and interactive tools to explore.

The Royal College of Midwives

The Royal College of Midwives - pregnancy and birth information hub

The Royal College of Midwives want to provide a safe place online for families having a baby to access information which is free from scare stories and based on good evidence.

The Miscarriage Association

Support and information for those affected by miscarriage


Miscarriage can be a very unhappy and frightening and lonely experience. If you have been affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy, The Miscarriage Association offer information and support that you need to help you through.

Stillbirth & neonatal death charity

The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity

Sands operates throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

The Lullaby Trust

Safer sleep for babies - support for families

The Lullaby Trust provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies, emotional support for bereaved families and raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Mind

For better mental health

Mind's postnatal depression and perinatal mental health pages explain postnatal depression and other perinatal mental health issues, including possible causes, sources of treatment and support, and advice for families and friends.