Kawartha Lakes Infant and Pregnancy Loss Supports - Sadly Lacking ~October 15 is is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. One in four babies do not live. Chances are that if you yourself have not experienced the loss of a baby, someone you know has lost a baby. We searched the internet, and found some useful online resources. Unfortunately, we could find little in the form of local supports specifically for baby loss. If you know of baby loss resources for City of Kawartha Lakes, please share them in the comments below. What resources did we find?
Here is an annotated list of baby loss resources you may find useful.
October 15 #Babyloss Day
|Kawartha Lakes Mums Heart Goes Out to Homes Missing a Baby|
- +Today's Parent is devoting their Twitter stream @todaysparent to miscarriage and #babyloss, and have a special page devoted to the most current information about baby loss.
- CN Tower will be lit with pink and blue
- Niagara Falls will be lit.
- People are encouraged to place a candle in their window at 7pm in support of grieving parents.
October 18 - Walk to Remember
Baby Loss Resources - An Annotated List
- City of Kawartha Lakes Community Care Hospice - Grief Support - Grief Support is free and offered to individuals and groups. There is bereavement support for children, youth and adults http://www.ccckl.ca/services/hospice/bereavement-support/
- Bereaved Families of Ontario Durham Chapter - Our closest chapter of bereaved parents helping bereaved parents - an active up to date website with many resources http://www.bfodurham.net/
- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network -Based in Pickering Ontario - an up to date website with many resources http://pailnetwork.ca/
- Hearts Baby Loss - An Edmonton based website - current and updated, with a list of helpful links. http://heartsbabyloss.ca/
- Baby Loss - A UK based Website - No updates since 2009 http://www.babyloss.com/
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