For Medical Professionals

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  • Various Resources for Medical Professionals
  • What Bereaved Parents Need from Medical Professionals
  • Consider asking for donations so that you are able to provide a certain book or memorial for bereaved parents.
  • Consider having a form or brochure available for parents who are just receiving the news that their child has died, which includes information that you will tell them in person. Often the parents is in such a state of shock that over the next few days, they can no longer remember all that you told them in your office. The form could include:
    • Their plan for miscarriage management, including what to expect
    • Whether follow-up is needed, when, and who to contact
    • When to seek more medical attention
    • Resources, such as books, websites, or counseling services