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The grief facing Charlie Gard’s parents

The grief facing Charlie Gard’s parents   It’s hard to imagine that anyone caught up in the maelstrom of the media from a personal tragedy still has to go through a long, hard grieving process. The extra pressures the attention brings to the situation are bad enough.   This excellent article in Newsweek by Jessica Firger looks […]

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The Language of Bereavement and Grief

The Language of Bereavement and Grief from BBC Radio 4’s Word of Mouth.     I came across this program by Michael Rosen from 2013 again and thought it would be good to add a link to it from the site.   Michael talks to psychologists, teachers, hospice workers and childrens charities about grieving and […]

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The Grief Of The Parents: A Lifetime Journey

“Children are not supposed to die …”     There is an excellent article on athealth.com about the grief of parents. If you would like to read it, click here for the article. SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected by the loss of a child or sibling. […]

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How does grief cause physical pain?

We came across this article How does grief cause physical pain on the BBC site. It talks about research into the physical effects of grief, something as bereaved parents many of us experience every day. “Words like “heartache”, “hurt” and “pain” are often used to describe emotional trauma. But people affected by grief often say they experience […]

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