our vision, mission & values


People are informed, supported and empowered through the experience of prenatal diagnosis.


Through the Unexpected works to protect the mental wellbeing of people who receive unexpected news regarding the health, development or genetics of their unborn baby.

We advocate for reduced systemic silence, stigma and shame surrounding this experience. We aim to ensure people are empowered with high quality, impartial information to make informed choices and are supported for as long as required.


We strongly align with the social model of disability.

We respect the autonomy of parents and promote non-directive practice.

We value the lived experience of people affected by prenatal diagnosis.

We value inclusivity and diversity.

2022 – 2023 Annual Report
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2020 – 2021 Annual Report
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