Footprints Baby Loss is a charity dedicated to supporting parents who have experienced the loss of a baby or babies from a multiple pregnancy.
Sharon Darke, Founder and CEO, and Suzie Scofield, Co-founder and COO, are both mothers who experienced the profound grief of losing their twins. Sharon’s boys, Charlie and Joshua, lived a short while after their birth in 1999, and Suzie’s twins, Rory and Daniel, died fourteen years later. Their personal journeys through grief have inspired them to help others facing similar losses.
Launching the charity in January 2024, Suzie spoke about the importance of the understanding and support that she received from Sharon after they met following the loss of her twins, and how this connection gave her comfort and hope for the future.
Footprints Baby Loss will focus on bereavement support services including befriending, support meetings and online peer-to-peer groups. Additionally, the charity aims to educate healthcare professionals and provide multiple specific literature to address gaps in current services.