Navigating Christmas After Loss

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The holiday season can be especially hard for grieving families. Here are a few suggestions for helping families include and honor their baby or babies in this season. PLIDA reposted the below article, Navigating Christmas After Pregnancy, Baby and Infant Loss, from Vicki Culling Associates. This resource was originally created for Sands Taranaki https://vca.co.nz/navigating-christmas-after-pregnancy-baby-and-infant-loss/?fbclid=IwAR0TKoqGnokOr_SVbIv9IJ95XD9azvvxglwQ_Bckl4o3YfnuL5htyar4mtQ When a baby dies, whether during pregnancy, around birth, as an infant or toddler, we mourn both their absence and the absence of future possibilities, opportunities and promises. And if there’s one time of the year that our precious baby’s (or babies’) absence is amplified – it’s at Christmas. The foundations of Christmas celebrations may be the birth of Jesus, but it is marketed in the 21st century as a time for families to come together and share the…
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Amazon Smile

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The holidays are just around the corner and for many of us that means shopping for friends and family! Did you know your purchases can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to PLIDA when you do your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/51-0506932. Amazon Smile is a simple and easy way to support PLIDA on the purchases you’re going to make anyway. You shop. Amazon donates! To give back to PLIDA using AmazonSmile, simply use the following link smile.amazon.com/ch/51-0506932or go to smile.amazon.com and select Pregnancy and Infant Death Alliance from the selection of charities to support.  
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