Supporting parents through pregnancy loss and the death of a baby

April 18, 2018 9:30 am
18/04/2018
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on a family as outlined in updated guidelines by SANDS and the Royal College of Midwives.

Learning outcomes

  • explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss, grief and bereavement
  • recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief
  • gain an understanding of what parents may need when they are faced with the death of their baby
  • be aware of current guidelines, research and initiatives around baby loss and bereavement support
  • be aware of current baby death statistics and data
  • relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace
  • gain an insight into differing faiths, beliefs and cultures
  • explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK and other support organisations and resources available

Who should attend

This workshop is for those whose work brings them into contact with families grieving the loss of a baby through miscarriage, termination due to fetal anomaly, stillbirth or neonatal death.

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Venue

Jurys Inn Aberdeen
Union Square
Guild Street
Aberdeen
AB11 5RG

Fee

The ticket price for this workshop has been reduced by 50% to £45 on remaining places for this day, thanks to generous support from Abigail’s Footsteps. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch.

Book your place

Please book your place online, or if you wish to pay on invoice, please complete and return our course booking form.

We encourage prospective participants to consider their own experience of loss and how it might affect them during training. Generally speaking, our training is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement.

For further information please email the Training Department or call us on 01494 568909.

This was an informative, sensitive and well-delivered workshop.” Course delegate

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