Planning a Child's Memorial or Funeral Service
This helpful article from Helen Fitzgerald, CT the Training Director at the American Hospice Foundation looks at the very difficult topic of planning a child's funeral.
This 13-page booklet is available online was created by and for parents whose baby or young child has died suddenly and unexpectedly. It is made available by the National SIDS Council of Australia, SIDS and Kids.
This online brochure from the Compassionate Friends in the U.K. offers advice for funeral directors who are working with bereaved parents, but much of the advice is also helpful for the parents coping with a difficult time.
This online brochure from the Compassionate Friends in the U.S. offers suggestions for funeral directors are working with bereaved parents when a child dies. The brochure provides a list of suggestions from bereaved parents in coping with this difficult time.
A list of helpful suggestions on how to deal with some practical matters such as planning a memorial or funeral services from the parents of the Ped-Onc Resource Center who have had to plan a service. The web site is for parents, friends, and families of children who have or had childhood cancer.
This online brochure from the Compassionate Friends in the U.K. deals with the very difficult and painful topic of planning a child's funeral.
From the MISS Foundation an online brochure with helpful suggestions for selecting the funeral home, funerals, memorials and ways of creating a special goodbye.