Welcome to the latest addition to the It Still Takes a Village – Working in Baby Loss Interview Series where we take a closer look at those who dedicate their day to day to preventing baby loss and supporting those affected. You can read more interviews, here. Sadly, when a baby dies, it can sometimes be … Continue reading Finding Answers for Why a Baby has Died | Helena from Wolferstans Solicitors for the #ItStillTakesAVillageBlogSeries
I’m Karen Burgess the CEO of Petals, the baby loss counselling charity. I am also the founder, having set up Petals in 2011 – I am a counsellor by training and have been working with maternity services for 10 years.
Longer term support after baby loss is often really lacking. Something that I am becoming more and more aware of is the lack of acknowledgement that together with baby loss, parents can also experience trauma which goes unsupported. The impact of loss and trauma runs deep and can have so many knock ons. There are however, a lot of people really working hard within birth trauma and/or baby loss to put this support in place. For today's spotlight, I'd like you to meet Jan...
Welcome to the latest addition to the It Still Takes a Village - Working in Baby Loss Interview Series where we take a closer look at those who dedicate their day to day to preventing baby loss and supporting those affected. You can read more interviews, here. I'm a big advocate for research - its why we support charities … Continue reading Opening Up the Conversations for Men through Research | Lucy, Trainee Clinical Psychologist for the #ItStillTakesAVillageBlogSeries
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If you sadly experience a stillbirth or neonatal death, the first place you are often signposted to is SANDS. This year, SANDS, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity, celebrated their 40th year. Its incredible to think about all the progress that has been made on both the prevention and bereavement care sides of baby loss since they began - and whilst there is still so much more to do - we should all be thankful that they exist. For this spotlight, I'd like to introduce you to Lee from SANDS...