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Service to take place in Chesterfield for residents affected by baby loss

Chesterfield residents who've been affected by the loss of a baby are being invited to a service in order to remember their child's life

It's taking place at 7pm on Tuesday 15th October at Chesterfield Royal Hospital to mark baby loss awareness week.

Justine Walker is matron of the hospital's women's health unit. She told Peak FM: "We might have 800 staff who have experienced some type of pregnancy loss so it was partly for them but also for the parents who lots of departments in the hospital look after. I want it to be for both patients and staff.

"For some people, if they have a miscarriage they haven't ever met that baby, but that doesn't mean they don't have thoughts, dreams and hopes for that baby.

"I think its acknowledging this is something that touches so many people. It is a bereavement and it is a loss."

 

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