Bereavement roles for grandparents in miscarriage , stillbirth and newborn deaths.

Posted on October 5, 2019 by admin
In Medical

Give yourself time to deal with  feelings of shock , denial confusion disappointment  anger, guilt sadness and frustration that may manifest as exhaustion , disturbed sleep , changed eating patterns.

Help the  parents by visiting , phone calls , sms , cards consider memorial mementoes. Be an active listener to reduce pent up stress and grief , be an active support to everyday living and routine chores where possible. After respectfully seeking the parents  permission – do not  usurp parent’s roles they sometime need to busy themselves. Allow parents to plan the grieving and funeral processes.