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Our Vision
Our Vision
Our vision is to reduce the devastating impact of stillbirth for women, families and the wider community through improving care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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Meet the network of people, organisations, and professional institutions driving research and program implementation across the Stillbirth CRE.
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Explore some of the latest Stillbirth CRE research projects, scientific studies, and educational campaigns on stillbirth prevention and care after stillbirth.
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Our aim is to improve care to reduce the number of stillborn babies and to reduce the impact of this loss.
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COCOON Ireland

Thank you for your interest in the COCOON survey. Recruitment has now closed.

If you need information or support on pregnancy loss, please go to 

The COCOON study in Ireland is being led by researchers at the Pregnancy Loss Research Group, INFANT Research Centre, University College Cork.

For more information, please contact the country research coordinators – 

Dr Keelin O Donoghue at OR Dr Margaret Murphy at  

For further information on COVID-19 and support services in Ireland please see below links:

  • If you are currently experiencing symptoms or are concerned about contact with a possible COVID-19 case, phone your GP. Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. The GP will assess you over the phone. If you do not have a GP, any GP can arrange a test for you. 
  • In an emergency situation phone 999 or 112. 
  • For further information see HSE website -

For general information on COVID-19 in Ireland

For information and resources to support your mental health during this time, please go to:

 For information and resources on pregnancy and birth during COVID-19, please see the following websites: 

For information and support for bereaved parents or family/friends, please contact one of the below websites/organisations: 

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