If your baby has died or you are supporting parents who have suffered the loss of their baby, contact the support service FirstLight


Call 1800 391 391 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or email support@firstlight.ie

If you would like more information on cot death, contact:

National Paediatric Mortality Register

Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street, 
Temple Street,
Dublin 1

Contact them by phone on 01 878 8455 or email npmr@cuh.ie

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Page last reviewed: 14 November 2018
Next review due: 14 November 2021