Posted on: 24 July 2020
If you have a loved one that recently lost a baby, you may be beside yourself and not know what to do about the situation. Losing a baby is a tragic and traumatic life event, and it can be hard to know how you can help or support your loved one when they go through that. Get to know some of the various steps you may be able to take to show your support for them through this difficult time. Then, you can be sure you are doing everything you can to provide them with the care and support they need.
Donate to a Baby Charity in Their Honor
One of the ways that you can go about supporting your loved one who experienced the loss of a baby is to make a donation to a baby charity in their honor. This is a simple yet meaningful gesture to help show your love and support for your loved one and their lost child.
Choose a charity that has the most to do with what your loved one has gone through. For example, if they lost their baby to a specific health condition, donate to a charity that supports research for that condition.
This donation does not have to be a large one to be meaningful. Just send or give your loved one a condolences card with a notice of the donation inside. That way, they know that you made the donation and are supporting them in their time of need.
Organize a Baby Charity Fundraiser in Their Honor
Another way you can support your loved one is to organize a baby charity fundraiser in their honor. You could raise funds to be donated in the name of the lost child for a baby charity of your choosing.
You can make this fundraiser as elaborate or as simple as you want. A simple way to get the word out is through crowdfunding online through social media. An alternative would be to hold an in-person fundraising event, though this is a lot more work and will take more planning on your part.
Let your loved one know that you are planning such a fundraiser. Also, do not be surprised if they do not want to attend an in-person fundraiser if you have one. They likely still deeply appreciate the gesture but just feel that the situation would be too emotionally volatile for them.
Now that you know a few ways to support a loved one who recently lost a baby, you can get started right away.Share