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End of Lockdown - Advice for bereaved families
Sydneysiders, Territorians and Melburnians are beginning to emerge bleary-eyed and exhausted from extended lockdowns. State and international borders are opening. Families and friends are reuniting, s...
Father’s of Loss Support Series: Luke’s story
Fathers of Loss Support Series: Meet Luke, loving husband and father whose first born Son Koa was born premature at 21 weeks in November 2020 and didn’t surviv e
In loving memory of Cameron
Cameron sadly was born still in September 2011. His memory lives on forever in the hearts of his loving family and through the Sydney2CAMberra Memorial Ride. Here, Cameron’s parents Nadine and G...
I love you Mylee
Looking After Yourself
You may need to get support yourself before you can help your children. There are many ways to express your grief. The most important thing is to find what works best for you.
Four Important Things to Remember to Help Children
Four important things to remember to help children understand and cope with death: • BE HONEST • BE LOVING • BE AVAILABLE • BE CONSISTENT
I am an Inspiration
I am an inspiration ... The fact that I got up out of bed makes me an inspiration. That somewhere along the line I chose to live. That I could swallow food again and even taste it.
Looking to the Future
When reflecting on parental grief, we know that the bond you formed with your child extends beyond death. Surviving will be a constant struggle, trying to adapt to a new reality that is forced upon yo...
Kids Grieve Too
Children are always affected by a death in the family. However, because they cannot understand or talk about death in the same way as an adult, they will sometimes appear to deny it or seem unconcerne...
An only child When an only child dies, parents may feel that they have lost their identity as a family. However, while your parenting ‘role’ is gone, you will never stop being a parent. Your ch...