Families grieving the deaths of their newborn children are being let down by under-resourced and inconsistent NHS maternity units lacking specialist support and facilities, a major audit of neonatal care has found. Parents who have lost a child will remember the days after for the rest of their lives and small details can have a profound impact on their recovery and wellbeing, the stillbirth, neonatal death and premature baby charities Sands and Bliss said. “While nothing can reduce the pain and suffering that the death of a baby causes, high-quality bereavement care can help families cope with the devastating experience,” Clea Harmer, chief executive of Sands, said.
The restaurant hopes the ban will encourage families to talk at the dinner table this Christmas.
According to a recent poll, a large number of parents want their kids to play with traditional toys such as bikes, board games and teddy bears.