Pregnancy or infant loss can have a lasting impact. Your grief will be a uniquely personal journey, but it may share some common elements with other parents who have experiences of losing a baby.
The videos below have personal stories from parents who have lost a baby. They have shared their stories to help others navigate this difficult time.
In this video, parents talk about the decisions they had to make at the time of their loss and how they navigated difficult decision making. Remember, this is your baby. As a parent, you can choose what you would like to do.
Parents have said that leaving the hospital after the death of their baby is one of the most difficult moments of their lives. In this video, parents share how they felt after leaving the hospital and confronting their loss. Parents also talk about what helped them at this difficult time.
After the loss of a baby, everyone grieves differently. In this video, parents discuss their grief and the grief of their family members. They share what has impacted their personal grief journey.
After the loss of a baby, parents have different challenges and ideas for what comes next. In this video, parents talk about how they remember their baby and how they found a new normal after the loss of their baby.
Current as of: September 15, 2023
Author: Women’s Health, Alberta Health Services
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