Thank you for your interest in the COCOON study. The Australian study arm of COCOON has now stopped recruiting new participants.
The COCOON study in Australia is being led by researchers at the Stillbirth CRE in partnership with Raising Children’s Network and national parent bereavement organisations the Stillbirth Foundation Australia, Sands, Red Nose, and Bears of Hope.
Further information on COVID-19 and support services in Australia:
If you are currently experiencing symptoms or are concerned about COVID-19, please call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080 which operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. For further information regarding the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation in Australia, please visit: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
For information and resources to support your mental health during this time, please go to the Head to Health COVID-19 support page - https://headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support/covid-19. If you are feeling distressed and would like to speak to someone for support or information, please contact one of the below organisations:
For information and resources on pregnancy and having a newborn baby during COVID-19, please see the following websites:
For information and support for grieving parents after the loss of your baby, as well as for family/friends, we encourage you to contact the following specialised support services: