Losing a baby

Losing a baby at any stage of pregnancy can be a harrowing and lonely experience, especially if you’re living far from close friends and family.

This section contains some information and resources that may be useful if you, or someone you know, lose a baby through:

In Belgium, the loss of a baby in utero before 22 weeks gestation (140 days) or with a birth weight of less than 500g is considered a miscarriage; the loss of a baby after this, or weighing more than 500g, is considered a stillbirth.