“October 15 marks a day of reflection for many parents across the U.S. – National Infant and Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day. Many people have experienced the arrival of a new baby and all the joy, wonder, and fulfillment of long-held hopes that such a life-changing event brings. But what do you do when the unthinkable happens and that dream is never realized? Far fewer people have experienced this life-changing event. For those who do, however, there is a scar left on their hearts that never completely heals.”

Please click here to read the article, written by Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW, our Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager, for richmondmom.com. She discusses ways we can all support grieving parents through this devastating type of loss.