If you’re seeking a way to transform loss into a lasting tribute to life, neonatal donation for research may be an option.
Finding Power and Purpose
Since 2012, donation possibilities for babies have expanded, and currently, there is more potential for donation than ever before in the United States.
We sat down with the International Institute for the Advancement of Medicine (IIAM) about their Neonatal Donor Program and the role they play in supporting families who are considering or have chosen neonatal organ and tissue donation as a part of their child’s legacy.
There is no doubt that what is being asked of you is heavy, complex, and difficult. This process is hard, but it is also rewarding.
When a woman loses a baby, her body still responds in the way it was designed: to produce sustenance for the life she spent months growing and nurturing.
As parents facing the loss of your baby to a life-limiting condition, you have a story wholly unique and worthy of being told.
Many parents seek to find new meaning in the loss and create a sense of purpose as a result of what they have been through.
Though it may seem to you, after time has passed, these families have healed, it is important to remember that they never truly stop grieving.