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Chums Babyloss Bereavement Service supports bereaved parents and families who have experienced the death of their baby through late miscarriage, compassionate termination, stillbirth and neonatal death.
We are so sorry to know that you may be reading this because your baby has died. We know that there can be little as devastating as the death of a child and it may seem like the end of your world. You may feel shocked, numb, angry, guilty, deeply sad or possibly completely overwhelmed. Every bereaved parent’s experience is individual, there is no one right way to think or feel.
You are not alone
Chums Babyloss Bereavement Service is here to support you in any way that we can.
We offer compassionate support for bereaved parents and families who have experienced a late miscarriage (18 weeks+), a compassionate termination, a stillbirth or a neonatal death, where your baby may have lived for minutes, hours, days or weeks.
We offer understanding, advice, guidance and bereavement support and counselling now and in the time ahead .
“CHUMS gave us a lifeline when we were sinking” – Parent
Chums Babyloss Service offers bereavement support and counselling through:
- Telephone and virtual bereavement support sessions –
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 ALL SUPPORT AT PRESENT IS VIA THIS METHOD
- Home visits
- 1:1 support and counselling for individuals and for couples
- Support for siblings and for grandparents
- Monthly support groups for bereaved parents which give the opportunity to meet others in similar circumstances and to talk and share
- Closed Facebook groups
- Baby Memory Day in the summer each year and an annual Snowdrop Remembrance Service
We also support couples through funerals, returning to work, anniversaries and offer ongoing support in future pregnancies too.
How to Contact Us:
Please contact us by:
- Telephone: 01525 863924
- Mobile: Jan Cooper – 07826 951528
- Email: Jan.Cooper@chums.uk.com or Karen.Wood@chums.uk.com
Please note: It is important to us that the support we offer is right for you. If you do not feel that you would like support or information straightaway, please remember that you can contact us at a later date when the time feels right. We are also more than happy for a family member, friend or member of the hospital/community/GP to contact us on your behalf. We will then give you a call at a time that feels right for you. Alternatively you can email your phone number and a short message to Jan Cooper or Karen Wood.