Archive for February 2014

The Rainbow Room

We are delighted that our newly refurbished bereavement suite, the rainbow room has been recently completed and is now in use in Cresswell maternity hospital.

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We used money raised from our first grand ball to recarpet, decorate and buy new furniture and soft furnishings for the room which allows bereaved parents, their families and friends to spend precious time in privacy with their baby. It offers a peaceful sanctuary away from the hubub of the busy ward.

The parents who have used the room have been full of praise for the”sanctuary” it provided for them at their most traumatic of times.

Next Support Meeting

The next support group meeting is planned for the 29th November 2017 at 7.30pm and we welcome anyone touched by the death of a baby to join us.

The meeting will be held at our office at 107 Irish Street Dumfries.

Many people feel that only others who have experienced the death of a baby can offer real understanding of the pain and heartbreak that they are feeling and the support group meetings allow you to connect with other bereaved parents, grandparents and others who share your pain and loss.

The support group is an informal setting and is only attended by people who themselves have lost a baby or their families. You will not be pressured to speak and sometimes it’s nice just to simply come along and listen.

If anyone would like more information about these meetings or would like to express an interest in attending then please email contact@dg-sands.org

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