Civic Centre turns pink and blue for baby loss awareness week

Date: 
Friday, 11 October, 2019
Number: 
19-76

Harlow Council has turned a corner of the Civic Centre pink and blue at night for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019.

Baby Loss Awareness Week runs from 9 to 15 October 2019 and is for bereaved parents, and their families and friends, to unite with others across the world to commemorate their babies’ lives.

It also aims to:

  • To raise awareness about pregnancy and baby loss in the UK
  • To drive improvements in the bereavement care and support available for those affected.

Please don't suffer in silence, there are a number of organisations that can help you. Local support is provided by Petals, a baby loss counselling charity, who provide a service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

For more information on the charity visit www.petalscharity.org