Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Baby

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HelpChildren Article


Veronica Droser and Kate Hoyt are Ph.D. students in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Denver. Their research on helping children cope with the loss of a baby was completed in the course Visual Narratives of Women’s Health as part of a service-learning project with Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep’s Drawings From the Heart project. The research was compiled with classmates Benjamin Boyce, Nivea Castaneda, Jeni Hunniecutt, Jessica Johnson, Emily Krebs, and Melodee Sova and was supervised by Dr. Erin Willer.

You can find their 9 suggested ways to help children in the article titled “Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Baby” here.

These students also wrote and illustrated a book called "Help Me Remember" which you can find out more information and purchase the e-book here.