when a baby dies
The death of a baby is a tragedy that leaves families shocked, devastated and lost. The Lullaby Trust knows the impact a sudden infant death can have on a family and has created the following booklets. These booklets aim to help explain the complex thoughts and feelings of grief as well as the practicalities of an infant bereavement.The booklets can be posted by Helpline staff or downloaded.
When a baby dies suddenly and unexpectedly outlines the practical processes and arrangements that are necessary after the death of an infant, and some supportive information around grief and loss. The booklet also offers suggestions for supporting other children and family members.
When my baby died… parents tell their stories is a collection of writings by parents who have also experienced the sudden and unexpected death of their baby.
Bereaved mum Felicity and her daughter Clare remember baby Jonathan who died suddenly and unexpectedly on 25th January 1980