Strive to understand unique parent-child relationship and wishes for baby’s care and life. Bring options and resources – based on our networks and experiences – to help the family advocate for and achieve their goals.
Holistic Care Promotion
Help promote compassionate and integrated care between health caregivers and community partners. This coordinated team approach honors and promotes opportunities for parenting and quality care for both the baby and family.
Attend delivery at the family’s request to serve as an advocate, birth supporter (doula), and/or to provide additional emotional support to family and friends.
Family Support Networks
Provide empathetic and practical support from peer families through a safe community to share experiences, ideas, and fears in a confidential, nurturing environment.
Assist the family with the collection and preservation of treasured keepsakes and honored family heirlooms.
Community Support Referrals
Connect families to appropriate community resources, assisting with areas such as bereavement support, at home infant palliative and hospice care, memorial and burial service support, and pastoral care.