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Title: Grieving Child: Helping Children Cope When an Infant Dies. Second Edition.
Abstract: This booklet is intended as a resource for parents, child care providers, and other adults who must explain the death of a young sibling or friend to children and help them grieve. It discusses the nature of grief in children, the importance of allowing children to go through the normal grief process, common emotional reactions of children to death and loss, the unique effects of a sudden unexpected infant death in children, what children need to know when a sudden infant death occurs, how to seek support services, and the inclusion of children in funerals and family rituals. The booklet includes a table, references, and a list of resources that provide support and services to bereaved children.
Inv. Code: SIDS00043
Year: 2011
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 4 pp
Audience: Consumers
Pub. Type: Booklet
Author(s): JT Richards (ed.), Sun B. DeFrancis (ed.)




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