Losing a family member is never easy, but when that family member is a baby, it’s even more difficult. If you find yourself in this unfortunate circumstance, the two most important things to have are a plan and a support system.
Ask for the help you need and let your loved ones know what you’re going through. This is the time when you need to pull in your supports and use the strength they have to share.
For ideas on how to remember your little one with a baby funeral, read ahead and see what helped other individuals going through this.
Siblings and the Baby Funeral
Make sure you include the siblings and their creative ways to honor their sibling. If they feel like they are a part of the mourning process, they will be more able to discuss their feelings with you.
It also lets them know what they’re feeling is important and understandable. Find out if they would like to leave a stuffed animal or special remembrance object with the baby before they are laid to rest.
Let them know they are welcome to share items that help them feel closer and show the baby they are loved. This will be something you can talk with them over time as they feel more comfortable sharing how they feel through the years.
Remember the Joy
It’s easy to focus on negative feelings when they are so strong and current.
In order to heal though, you want to focus on the love you were able to feel. Include this in the service, so your memories will be about how the baby was loved and cared for, no matter how long they were actually with you.
The precious memories of the baby’s life and the joy they brought to your family should be treasured. This is what will help you get through the difficult days ahead. It will also help with the memories as they come up over time.
Plan the Best Remembrance
There are professionals who are able to help you with service planning. They understand how to do this with compassion, empathy, and understanding.
With their assistance, you can put together the perfect service that includes either cremation or a regular burial. Your budget will be a part of this decision, but they can help you with these choices.
Let them know whether you’re working with insurance or not. They understand that finances are difficult to think about during this time, but it is necessary.
Get Help Preparing the Service
When you’re ready to move forward with saying goodbye to your little one, bring in the baby funeral experts. Contact them by either phone or email, whatever is most convenient.
After this event is over, you’ll appreciate being able to look back and think about the service memories. Enjoy the love they brought, remember the feeling of joy and understand that this is a process. It may take time, but you will continue on with your life, as they would want you to.
Be sure to contact us for your funeral needs.