The loss of a child

The loss of a child can be one of the most devastating experiences that a parent will ever face. When you lose a child, it affects everyone, including family and friends but most importantly the parents. The loss of a child isn’t anything anyone wants to have to go through but if it does happen to you or a loved one, there are steps that you have to take and people there to help and support you.  

For information, see our guide:

Your child's funeral

Planning your child’s funeral can be extremely difficult but taking that first step may help you come to terms with your loss. Funerals can be expensive, and it shouldn’t be something a parent of any age has to consider for their own child. Throughout the UK, there are steps in place to help parents pay for this in such a difficult time.  

For more information, visit our  guide:

As time goes on

After the loss of a child, it can be hard to take care of yourself but there is help available.

Read our guide to dealing with the loss of a child as time passes:

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