Unexpected child death society of Norway

Unexpected Child Death Society of Norway is a nationwide society for bereaved families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly before or after birth (up to four years of age).

Description

The Society aims to prevent unexpected deaths in pregnancy and infancy, promote infant health and improve psycho-social health for bereaved families by
-providing peer to peer support
-disseminating information on infant health, baby care and how to prevent sudden infant deaths to health professionals and the general public
-disseminating information about grief and grief reactions
-encouraging professionals to give adequate support and long term follow up after the loss of a baby
-supporting and funding stillbirth and SIDS research, and research on bereavement strategies.

Organisation type

Non-governmental organization/ non-profit

Areas covered



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