Lion Warrior

How do you say Goodbye when you haven’t had the chance to say Hello?

Stillbirths are a traumatic experience that affect six Australian families every day. At Lion Warrior, we want them to know they’re not alone.

Leo Sloane was born perfect but still, on Friday 24 August 2018, to parents Belinda and Rory. Lion Warrior is his story.

A warning that some viewers may find the following content upsetting.


Leo (meaning: Lion). The term Lion is used for a person who possesses exceptional courage.

Sloane (meaning: Warrior). A brave or experienced soldier or warrior.

Together, we can help stop little lives being cut short.

Red Nose Australia’s aim is to reduce preventable stillbirth by 20 per cent in the next three years.

By giving to Lion Warrior, you will be directly helping to fund vital and lifesaving stillbirth research.

About Leo

Leo Rory Sloane was born perfect but still, on Friday 24 August, at 34 weeks. The first child for parents Belinda and Rory Sloane, he weighed just over 2 and a half kilograms, and was fifty centimetres long. He makes his parents extremely proud


Guiding Light

Red Nose Grief and Loss

For 24 hour support call 1300 308 307.

The Red Nose Grief and Loss website has been developed with over 40 years’ experience supporting grieving individuals and families. We understand the sudden or unexpected death of a baby or young child is one of the most difficult experiences any person will face.