In Canada, the United States, Australia, and the UK, October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. Pregnancy and infant loss includes miscarriages, stillbirths, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and the death of a newborn. This is a difficult topic to cover as many people suffer these types of losses in silence. Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.
About Hospice Quinte
Hospice Quinte assists terminally ill individuals and their caregivers by offering them support and companionship. Visiting hospice services are offered in the person’s own home, long term care homes, retirement homes and both Belleville General and Trenton Memorial Hospitals. This care is provided by trained, experienced, and compassionate volunteers. Bereavement support groups are also offered. There are no fees for services to patients and their families. Hospice Quinte is a registered, non-profit charity whose volunteers are the heart of the organization.
The Hospice Quinte service area includes Quinte West, Belleville, Deseronto, Tyendinaga Township and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. To find out more visit HospiceQuinte.ca.Support the show (https://hospicequinte.ca/donate/)