I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I might react when a friend falls pregnant. Hearing other people’s pregnancy announcements is hard to prepare yourself for after infant loss.
We passed 4 months since Riley’s birth on Saturday and I thought a lot about how much has changed in my life compared to where I was before he died. Like any new mum, I have noticed a change in myself that I didn’t think would happen. I have noticed a change in other’s behaviour towards me as well.
I thought that it would be helpful to make a post of how you can help a grieving mother/father/family. These are some things to say, not to say and gestures that can go a long way for a bereaved parent.
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