Together for Short Lives
Call the Helpline 0808 8088 100

Supporting parents through pregnancy loss and the death of a baby, Child Bereavement UK

11 December 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Child Bereavement UK
The Beethoven Centre 174K Third Avenue Queen’s Park London W10 4JL

Explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on a family looking at up-to-date research and the National Bereavement Care Pathway (2017).

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM)

This workshop is for those whose work brings them into contact with families grieving the loss of a baby through miscarriage, termination due to fetal anomaly, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Learning outcomes
-explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss, grief and bereavement

-recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief

-gain an understanding of what parents may need when they are faced with the death of their baby

-be aware of current guidelines, research and initiatives around baby loss and bereavement support

-be aware of current baby death statistics and data

-relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace

-gain an insight into differing faiths, beliefs and cultures

-explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues

-gain information about Child Bereavement UK and other support organisations and resources available

Professional events