How to Care for a Loved one During Pregnancy and Infant Loss?

How to Care for a Loved one During Pregnancy and Infant Loss?

Pregnancy and infant loss can be devastating experiences for both bereaved parents and grieving families. It can be especially difficult to cope with when the loss is sudden and unexpected. Unfortunately, many parents experience perinatal loss without explaining why or how it happened. This can cause parents who have lost their baby to feel numb and assume they did the wrong thing. While there is no “right” way to grieve, each parent may grieve in their own way. There are some things that you can do to care for yourself and your loved one during this painful time. Offer your support in whatever way you can, whether it is emotional support, practical support, and spiritual support. This blog post will describe a few things you can do to help your parents work through pregnancy and infant loss.
September 28, 2022 — Nick Somerfield