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Explaining stillbirth or miscarriage to a young child

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explaining stillbirth or miscarriage to

a young child when a new baby is on the

way it's an exciting time for the whole

family having to explain the death of a

baby brother or sister is a very

difficult thing to do especially if

you're deep in your own grief here are a

few guidelines to help you explain this

to your young child tell your child as

soon as you can an explanation will help

your child's start to make sense of a

situation even if they don't completely

understand what has happened what

they're not told they tend to make up

which can cause further confusion and

distress if your child is asking

questions it's usually because they need

to hear and are ready to hear the

answers the longer you leave it the

greater the likelihood that they will

overhear a conversation sense something