Design for Life: How do we help our daughter deal with the grief of losing a child?

This week, psychotherapist Siobhán Murray advises a family on how to help another family member who is struggling to overcome a terrible loss

17th October, 2021
Design for Life: How do we help our daughter deal with the grief of losing a child?
Sometimes after a trauma all we need is to be held and to be heard

Dear Expert,

About two years ago, our daughter lost her little girl shortly before birth. Her pregnancy had been fine, so it was a huge shock for everyone when they lost the heartbeat. It was also heartbreaking for my daughter, who still had to go through with the birth while knowing what the outcome would be.

We grieved as a family at the time, but two years on she doesn’t seem...

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