July 2021 – Editor’s Note

Jenny R. McCormick, Senior Editor of PreemieWorld

The loss of a child is one of life’s most traumatic events. Grief does not discriminate and it is lifelong. The month of July is annually recognized as Bereaved Parents Awareness Month. Here are some resources from our PreemieWorld Directory. For a full list, go to: https://preemieworld.com/preemie-directory/

  • Skyler’s Gift Foundation: Supporting families who have experienced the loss of premature babies (http://skylersgift.org)
  • M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death): a Christian, non-profit organization that reaches out to families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death. (https://www.mend.org)
  • Preemie Angels Support Wall: Leave a special message for your little angel. (https://preemieworld.com/preemie-angels)

If you are a parent who has lost a baby, we want you to know that you are not alone. Wherever you are in your grief, we are here to support you.