infantloss

A Legacy of Love: How Compassionate Care at Bon Secours Hospital Led to a CuddleCot Donation

May 20, 2024

Bon Secours St Mary’s Hospital & St. Francis Medical Center offer compassionate care to bereaved parents the gift of time…

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A bereavement midwife’s perspective on the importance of offering families the option of cooling after loss

May 17, 2024

Step into the world of a bereavement midwife and discover the profound impact of offering families the option of cooling…

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The significance of time

April 23, 2024

By Gabriella Lake Walker – Bereavement Care Consultant Grief is a very individual thing.  Its impact depends on many biopsychosocial…

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From Grief to Giving: The Inspiring Journey of a Bereaved Couple

April 19, 2024

In life’s most challenging moments, it’s often the kindness of others that helps us find hope amidst despair. Such is…

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Supporting families during the experience of miscarriage

March 25, 2024

Miscarriage is sadly a common occurrence, affecting an estimated 20-25% of all pregnancies. It encompasses early pregnancy loss, which can occur through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or termination of pregnancy.

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My daughter, Thea, died in February 2019. 

March 7, 2024

We spoke to Gabriella Walker, Mother to Thea who sadly died in February 2019 about how she practices self care as she prepares herself for Mothers Day, birthdays and anniversaries.

“This will be our fifth Mother’s Day without her. We were lucky that, having taken the difficult but what turned out to be best decision to accept a referral to a hospice years earlier, we had had access to a CuddleBlanket on the night that she died. The CuddleBlanket keeps the body of a child who dies cool so that you can spend time with them after they have died and slowly get used to your new reality.”

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Emily’s Gift charity Race Day – “an emotional, but essential day”

November 20, 2023

In support of local Gloucestershire charity Emily’s Gift, the CuddleCot team along with representatives of the Funeral profession, attended a…

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Sumner Regional Medical Center receives vital CuddleCot thanks to the Helen James Foundation

November 10, 2023

Sumner Regional Medical Center can now provide families experiencing pregnancy and infant loss with support after a recent donation from the Helen James Foundation.

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Do you know why the CuddleCot makes such a difference?

November 3, 2023

Families aren’t always offered the option to spend precious time with their babies. With the CuddleCot they can either choose to make long lasting memories with their baby in hospital, hospice care, funeral homes, or in the comfort of their own home.

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