Baby Loss Awareness
Health workers, who have been under immense pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic, can only look after bereaved families with empathy and kindness if they themselves are supported...
Warning, this post contains details of baby loss that some might find upsetting.
The hard work of medical professionals can sometimes get overlooked, as can the emotional toll that their important roles take. It’s so important that we keep those working on the front line in healthcare settings in our thoughts and do all we can to support them.
The Baby Loss Awareness Alliance recognises that health workers, who’ve been under immense pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic, can only look after bereaved families with empathy and kindness if they themselves are supported.
Baby Loss Resources
It’s important that those caring for others set the right boundaries when it comes to offering support to protect themselves from becoming overwhelmed, and that they also know how to look after bereaved families correctly.
- Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND) helps parents, their families and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth.
- Hand to Hold offers comprehensive in-hospital support to NICU staff.