Death of a Child

We understand.

Grief often begins long before death. When a life-limiting diagnosis is given, grief can begin. When the loved one is declining, grief may increase. When the loved one is in pain and suffering, grief may amplify. We also understand that the months following a death can be difficult and confusing.

We are here for you and committed to providing you with support as you walk this journey of grief.

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends

Through a network of over 600 chapters with locations in all 50 states, as well as Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam, The Compassionate Friends has been providing support to bereaved families after the death of a child for four decades.

Healing Together As A Couple

Healing Together As A Couple

As a couple, you have lost your child and now each of you is feeling your own pain. The pain of saying good-bye before your child has had a chance to grow up. In addition to your child having died, you have lost the future for that child – all your hopes and dreams....

A Father’s Grief

A Father’s Grief

One cannot lose someone they love without feeling sad, angry, anxious, or even depressed. When a baby dies everyone involved grieves -- fathers as well as mothers. One does NOT have a choice in the matter. The choice however, is HOW one chooses to grieve and what one...

Grieving the Loss of an Adult Child

Grieving the Loss of an Adult Child

As a parent, the death of a child at any age seems to go against the natural order of things. You always expect that your children will outlive you. We invest so much of ourselves in our children that losing a child to an untimely death is like losing a part of...

The Effects of the Death of a Child on a Marriage

The Effects of the Death of a Child on a Marriage

The death of a child is considered one of the most difficult and traumatic events that a family can experience. It is a devastating, yet a unique experience for each individual of the family. Each year more than 300,000 children die in America, leaving thousands of...

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When you make a donation to The Hospice Promise Foundation, 100 percent of your donation goes directly to patients and families in need. Your generosity will make a difference in the life of another, and help ensure his or her final days are spent worry-free, surrounded by loved ones, in the peace and comfort of home.


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