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What to Say

No one really knows what to say to a parent who has lost a child. See these tips and thoughts based on our experiences as bereaved parents.

What to Do

Everyone grieves differently. Find information on what you can do to help a grieving parent.

Pamphlet for Parents

Download and print this pamphlet as a resource to offer to bereaved parents.

Refer a Parent

Refer a parent(s) who has experienced a recent child loss who you would like us to send resources to.

Resources for Caregivers

Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, chaplain, social worker or counselor, your actions and words can be immensely powerful.

Grieving as a Family Member or Friend

Though not your child, you have also lost someone special. Find support for yourself and learn about the experiences of others in similar circumstances.

What Employers and Co-Workers Can Do

How you can help an employee or coworker who has lost a child.

What Bereaved Parents Are Thinking & Feeling

Learn about the thoughts and feelings that are a part of the grief parents experience after the loss of a child.

Resources for Bereaved Parents

Everything from funeral and lactation information to books for siblings. Share these practical tips with bereaved parents to help them navigate their unexpected loss.


Explore podcasts on the topic of child loss. Hear from parents, as well as experts who help care for them.

Child Loss Statistics

Statistics to increase awareness on how common child loss is even in the United States.

Blog: Living & Loving After Child Loss

Read about child loss experiences from parents, family, friends and caregivers.

Living & Loving After Child Loss Blog

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