BABY MEMORIAL GIFTS
Baby memorial gifts
There is perhaps nothing more heartbreaking than the death of an infant or
child. Although the loss of any loved one is grievous and sad, losing a child
can be particularly devastating to a family.
It violates the natural order of things, the natural progression of the
generations. It just seems so unfair and hard to justify!
Added to this is a stigma that society places on bereaved parents. If an infant
is lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or other perinatal causes, outsiders seem to
discount the significance of the loss. Now you and I know how unreasonable this
is, but it happens all too often. I guess the thinking is that if you didn't
know the child for very long, then the grief should not be as great. Parents are
urged to get over the loss as soon as possible, and "get on with their lives".
After all, you can have more children...
And if an older child dies, friends and acquaintances are only too aware of how
great your loss really is. In fact, they often try to minimize it because it
hits home so hard... it could have happened to them! So once again, you find
outsiders wanting to get past the tragedy as soon as possible, and urging the
parents to do so, too.
Don't be guilty of failing to properly acknowledge the enormity of the loss when
your friend loses a child, for whatever reason. Be there for them, and
understand that they need a full and lengthy bereavement in order to heal from
their personal tragedy.
No, a sympathy gift is not necessary. The gifts we suggest below are certainly
not mandatory, and we don't want to "guilt trip" you into thinking they are.
What the bereaved parents need most right now is the contact and warmth of
friends and family. Show them that you care and support them, no matter how
uncomfortable and overwhelming the situation. A gift is not necessary. Your
That being said, we present below a few sympathy items that would be appropriate
for bereaved parents, if you feel it might help:
Miscarriage Comfort Basket
Miscarriage: Healing & Hope
Hope for a
To Let You Know I Care
Baby memorial gifts
partnered with a very special website...
My Forever Child
unique acknowledgement and memorial keepsakes, and remembrance jewelry
to comfort those touched by the loss of a child, no matter what age-
These beautiful personalized keepsakes are meant to
assist on the grief journey with a bit of comfort for remembrance,
strength for healing, and hope for renewed life.
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