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Loss of child

Children are gifts, and sometimes they're gone too soon. If you've lost a child in your life, this is the ultimate tragedy. Finding a path through this heartbreak is difficult.

Coping with the loss of a child

The loss of a child is devastating and life-changing. Parental bereavement is something nobody should ever have to experience, and this grief is often felt by all. During the earliest stages of grief, it's normal to experience numbness and lasting pain. Over time, parents lean on their support system to build a path through this grief, discovering ways to honor their child's life and memory.

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Helping a loved one deal with the loss of a child

The death of a child is an acute, unique loss that's hard to understand if you've never experienced it yourself. That being said, there are still many ways to help a loved one who lost a child. Regardless of the age of the child, this type of pain is something that will never truly heal. You can offer your unyielding support and compassion to be there when they need it most.

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All Articles about Loss of child

How to Deal With Grief After an Ectopic Pregnancy

By Natasha Weiss, BA in Psychology

How to Write an Obituary for an Infant + Examples

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

5 Sample Obituaries for a Daughter or Stepdaughter

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

How to Write an Obituary for Your Sister + Examples

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

11 Popular Child Loss Blogs and Forums

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Cope With PTSD After the Death of a Child

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

What Is Parental Grief and How Does It Work?

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Handle Grief After an Abortion: Step-by-Step

By Natasha Weiss, BA in Psychology

What (and When) Is the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Walk?

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

24 Beautiful Verses and Quotes for a Baby Headstone

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

How to Cope After Your Child Dies of a Homicide

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

11 Meaningful Ways to Help a Grieving Mother

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

12 Ways You Can Support Your Father Through Grief

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

What Is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month?

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

34 Short Poems for a Child or Baby's Funeral

By Joe Oliveto, BA in English

What (and When) is Bereaved Mother’s Day 2022?

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

What Does Vilomah Mean?: Origin & Definition

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT