Baby Loss Virtual Training Sessions 2022 PART 2

Baby Loss Virtual Training Sessions 2022 PART 2

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Following the success of our training courses delivered by Bereavement Training International, The Lily Mae Foundation are delighted to announce a further series of FULLY FUNDED (*terms and conditions apply) two-hour virtual bite size training sessions for local healthcare professionals.

Suitable for all professionals providing care for parents following a pregnancy loss and when a baby dies, including midwives and student midwives, neonatal teams, sonographers, obstetricians and gynaecology staff.

Continuing our partnership with Bereavement Training International, we are delighted to announce PART TWO of our fully funded baby loss training programme.
Building upon and enhancing the skills learnt in PART ONE this two hour online session will help professionals feel better prepared to care for and support parents when a baby dies.

Subjects covered include:

When a twin or higher multiple dies
Providing support in next pregnancy
Professional boundaries and self-disclosure
Delivering bad or unexpected news

If you have already attended Part One of this training programme, you are invited to join us for Part Two:

Thursday 15th September 2-4pm
Thursday 6th October 2-4pm
Thursday 3rd November 2-4pm

Places are limited to 40 delegates per day, any bookings accepted beyond the allocation will be notified and placed on to a waiting list.

If you have any questions or for further information, please email or

*Failure to attend the course after booking without a 5 day prior notification will incure a charge of £15pp.

Feedback received from our courses.

  • 100% of respondents said the training had increased their confidence to work with bereaved parents.
  • 100% of respondents said they would recommend this training to their colleagues

Here are some comments from participants:

"Learning that emotion is ok to show, and that not knowing exact right words isn’t a failure but that they will likely come if you allow silence and just listen."
"It was incredibly informative. the advice to just listen and be with families was great. i feel more confident in being able to care appropriately for families experiencing bereavement."
"The multi disciplinary workshops were very interesting and raised issues that were not always at the forefront of my current practice."
"Something that I hadn’t previously fully appreciated was that the baby’s birth was just that “a birthday “ and cause for celebration as well as for sorrow. Very comprehensive and useful additional reading list."
"Gives me more of an idea of how to act when being involved in bereavement and loss as well as the best way to communicate and act towards everybody involved."
"As I am currently studying my access course this has given me valuable insight into what i will need to learn, deal with and overcome in the future. I found it extremely useful to listen to a wide range of people already in the field and the issues they face (eg the break out sessions)."
"Provides new tools for helping myself and others. Real experiences shared by parents who have suffered."
"Well presented & organised course."
"The training session was very interesting. It will give me more confidence in supporting parents. I thought it worked well having the break away groups as it facilitated more people getting involved and gave lots of different points of view. I particularly found the parent feedback interesting and useful and would like to have more parent feedbacks."