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Tuesday
Sep142010

9-15th October - National Baby Loss and Infant Loss Awareness Week/International Wave of Light and Remembrance Day

 

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place from 9th to 15th  October every year, ending with International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day on October 15th. It provides an opportunity for parents, families and whanau around New Zealand, Australia, UK, Canada, United States, Italy to come together and remember the lives of their babies who have died. We acknowledge the lives and deaths of all babies, no matter what their gestation, length of life or how they died. It is also a chance to highlight the work done by Pregnancy Loss Australia  and other support groups around the country.

 

The Aims of the Week are:

To promote 15th October as International Baby Loss Awareness Day (also known as International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day)

To promote the annual Global Wave of Light and other events and services where parents can publicly acknowledge their babies

To raise awareness and increase understanding of the impact of baby loss amongst the wider public.

Please come and join us this Saturday 15th October, Allambe Memorial Park - Nerang, 6pm

Click here for link and event details on FB

Don't forget to invite your family and friends and bring along your Teds and Bears for a special Teddy Bear's Picnic!


 

     

 

 

 

 

 


 

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