Saying Goodbye provides comprehensive information, advice, support and much more to anyone who has suffered the loss of a baby, at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy

Firstly, know that you are not alone. Unfortunately hundreds of thousands of people across the UK and Globally go through baby loss each day, and for each person, we are here to help, to explain, to try and make sense of what for many can be a deeply traumatic time.

Secondly, please make use of the information on the site, contact the team for further support if you or a loved one needs it, and know that we are here for you.

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Zoe Clark-Coates Receives MBE

Zoe Clark-Coates

It is with delight that the trustees of the Mariposa Trust would like congratulate the founder and CEO Zoe Clark-Coates on receiving an MBE as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021. Zoe is the beating heart of the charity, guiding and leading its work globally, and we can think of no-one who deserves this honour more.

Saying Goodbye Online

Saying Goodbye Online

A time to collectively remember all lost babies & children. Join with others around the globe and light a candle in your home.

Upcoming Online Services:

  • Sunday 17th Oct 2021 – 8pm
  • Sunday 14th Nov 2021 – 8pm
  • Sunday 19th Dec 2021 – 8pm
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The Baby Loss Guide - buy now

The Baby Loss Guide Book
by Zoe Clark-Coates

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Pregnancy After Loss - find out more

Pregnancy After Loss
by Zoe Clark-Coates

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Our Latest Video – One More

The Life & Soul Podcast with Zoe Clark-Coates

Join grief and loss expert Zoe Clark-Coates MBE, as she has heart to heart chats with celebrities and friends. No topic is off the table, as guests open up about their life stories. Some episodes will make you laugh, some will move you to tears, all will make you think!

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The Life & Soul Podcast

About Saying Goodbye

About Saying Goodbye

Since its launch Saying Goodbye has been changing the face of baby loss support across the UK and globally. As the primary division of the Mariposa Trust, Saying Goodbye has embraced the use of social media, befrienders, online portals, therapy and more, providing relevant advice, information and support to tens of thousands of people each week.

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About The Founders

About the Founders

Zoe and Andy Clark-Coates founded the charity the Mariposa Trust, of which Saying Goodbye is the primary division. As a couple they had personally gone through the experience of baby loss five times, and as such had seen what was missing in the support sector, and wanted to launch an organisation to meet this need.

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Fundraising and Donations

The charity relies fully on the generosity of individuals, couples, families, companies and foundations to carry on its vital work. If you are able to donate to the work of the charity, we would greatly appreciate your support, and if you are able to get involved in fundraising, we would love to have you join the fundraising team.

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