8 April 2021: 14.00 - 17.00
4 May 2021: 14.00 - 17.00
23 June 2021: 09.00 - 12.00

This 3 hour interactive online workshop explores the impact of pregnancy loss and the death of a baby on parents and the wider family, and on the professionals who care for them, and will equip professionals with the knowledge, skills and understanding to provide the best possible care to parents in these circumstances.

Learning Outcomes

You will:

  • explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on the family
  • be aware of statistics, current guidelines and initiatives relating to the loss of a baby and bereavement support
  • recognise physical and emotional reactions to grief
  • consider theories of grief to increase your understanding of what you experience in your work with grieving parents
  • gain understanding of what parents may need when faced with the death of their baby
  • develop your self-awareness in relation to loss, grief and bereavement and the impact of this work on you
  • consider ways to support grieving parents, yourself and your colleagues
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources.

Who should attend?

All those whose work involves interaction with parents grieving pregnancy loss or the death of a baby, including midwifery and nursing students.



Book your place

Please book your place here.

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 568911.

Keep in Touch

If you are interested in attending this type of training but can’t attend these sessions, we can we keep in touch with you, just by email, to give you updates about our upcoming training, special events and conferences. If you wish to receive these please sign-up online.

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