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They Lost Their Baby

How do I truly support someone grieving miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss?

How to support a baby loss survivor

We offer different support services for each survivor to pick what works for them. It's about the survivor having options during the most horrific time to see what will help them most when coping and living after their traumatic loss. For connecting your patient or loved one to support services, please fill out a contact us form below.

Grieving and trauma responses are different for each survivor.

Be gentle, compassionate and an active listener. This goes a long way. One survivor may believe one thing and the next one doesn't. Helping a survivor feel validated, supported and heard is crucial after losing their baby. They now are facing a life without their child. No parent outlives their child - when this happens, it shatters the parents world at any stage or age of the baby. Trying to figure out how to live a life without their child physically here along with grieving and processing their traumatic loss, is extremely difficult when returning to everyday life.

Here are some gentle suggestions on Do's & Don'ts as you are talking to a baby loss survivor

If you have any questions, or would like a list of things to do to help a survivor, please fill out our contact us form below.

Things Not To Say.......​

- Everything happens for a reason
- Count your blessings
- You will get over it in time
- You can always have another baby
- It's for the best
- Something was probably wrong with your baby
- Be grateful you have another child

Instead Say.....

- I'm here to listen
- I'm here to listen for when you are ready to talk or call
- May I come just sit with you and be with you?
- I am so sorry for your loss
- I don't know what to say. I can't imagine your pain. I am here for you.
- I care about you and your family. I am here for anything you need.

What Can I Do to Help?

For resources on how to support survivors, please reach out to us on the contact form below. We have a list of ideas on what survivors may need.

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Want a list of ideas on how to help baby loss survivors during their time of need?
Please fill out the contact form for a list of what may be helpful.