Lexington has several options for support groups, as well as remembrance events in October for parents to come together and heal in a supportive environment.
Baptist Health Perinatal Support Group
A self-help support group for anyone who has had a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Hospice of the Bluegrass on Alexandria Dr. Info: (859) 639-6904.
St. Joseph East Bereavement Program
St. Joseph has in-patient care and follow up for patients following pregnancy or infant loss. Every other month they host a burial service at Calvary Cemetery that is open to the community. Info: (859) 967-5705.
October 9- A Walk to Remember at 2 p.m. at the Lexington Cemetery. RSVP to (859) 639-6904.
October 15– Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Event at 10:30 a.m. at Jacobson Park. Bereavement professionals will be available. Bubbles will be provided at conclusion of event. RSVP at www.babydreamsmc.eventbrite.com.
Common-Care.com: Download a “Certificate of Life” to commemorate your baby’s life, no matter how brief.
FirstCandle.org: Support and resources for families affected by SIDS or stillbirth.