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Supporting Parents with a Subsequent Pregnancy After Loss

The Foundation of Infant Loss announces this brand new training course.

Supporting Parents with a Subsequent Pregnancy After Loss
Supporting Parents with a Subsequent Pregnancy After Loss

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About The Event

The Foundation for Infant Loss Training announces their brand new training course:

 Supporting Parents with a Subsequent Pregnancy after Loss

 66% of parents will conceive within 1 year following a loss. This journey is commonly referred to as an emotional roller-coaster. "Gone is the innocent belief that two lines = Baby" 

Who should attend:

This course is suitable for all counselling professionals.

Course Content:

  • Overview of pregnancy and Infant Loss in the UK
  • Parents perspectives
  • Trying again -66% of people conceive within 12 months after a Pregnancy  or infant loss
  • Meeting your client for the first time
  • The importance of use of language - parents experiences
  • Overview of the risk of loss in future pregnancies (Miscarriage and  stillbirth)
  • Factors that can increase the risk of pregnancy and infant loss
  • Parents explain why they tried again straight away
  • Parents explain why they waited
  • Medical recommendations
  • Becoming Pregnant: The emotional rollercoaster
  • Likely feelings including denial, Guilt and Fear
  • Women who have experienced pregnancy after loss have a number of  concerns including Grief and Depression
  • Anxiety delay attachment
  • Understanding complex emotions: 1 in 6 women suffer PTSD following a  pregnancy or infant loss nine months after they have lost their baby
  • What can help manage anxiety
  • Complaints from parents relating to professionals attending them with a  subsequent pregnancy after loss
  • Psychosocial needs and how these can be met
  • Antenatal care and concerns
  • The importance of the Tear Drop stickers on pregnancy notes
  • Telling other people about the pregnancy: Hope and fears
  • Telling other children
  • Support for children: Age appropriate books, Charities that we  recommend:Darceys Dream, JOEL, Winstons Wish
  • Coping with Grief during pregnancy
  • Coping with renewed grief such as anniversaries, due date etc
  • Support available: Online forums, memorial services, parent support  groups, Memory Boxes
  • Managing anxiety with subsequent pregnancies after loss - enhancing  confidence and control
  • Baby safety education, breathing monitors, support groups
  • A parents perspective of using the CONI scheme “Care of the Next Infant”  (The Lullaby Trust)
  • Baby’s arrival -Parents perspectives
  • Bonding issues
  • Encouraging bonding - what can help?
  • Settling into family life - The new normal
  • Telling the child about their older brother or sister that died
  • Including the baby that has died in family life
  • When a Rainbow baby does not come  -Infertility and support available


Introductory offer of £50 until 15 July 2020 ( Usual rate will be £115 ) 

The fee includes certification, use of our logo and a listing on our website as an accredited practitioner who is specifically trained in working with subsequent pregnancies after loss.

The course will carry certification for 8 hours CPD

The Foundation is award winning and accolades include awards from The British Journal of Midwifery Awards and Lifetime Achievement at The  National NHS Awards 2019. Our online course in Pregnancy and Infant Loss is also still available

For further details and booking Contact Here

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