I just found out my friend lost her 9 month old baby on the 23rd. He died of health complications.
I don't know what to say to her. I'm almost afraid to say anything since I have 2 healthy children. I've known this girl since elementary.
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Answer by MeandMyBabes at 7:58 PM on Dec. 29, 2010
I'm not sure. I hate to say this because I feel so guilty, but thankfully I have never been in that situation. I would send a card, with my number and tell her to call. I'm sure she is grieving and needs some time to herself and her immediately family. Also, bring over a meal for her, and ask what she needs. She may want to be around you and your children to help her grieve, or she may want to be by herself. That is for her to decide. Also, don't send flowers. Everyone does it, remember flowers die and they just become a reminder of life and death. If you do feel the need to send something, or give a gift, give wind chimes. We were given a set when my mom passed, and every time we hear them, we think of her. I'm sorry anyone has to go through this. Good luck.
Answer by krissyvelazquez at 8:16 PM on Dec. 29, 2010
Sometimes you don't need to say anything. If you can go to her house, go and just take a coffee and a box of tissue. Be there for her, let her talk, scream, cry, rant, whatever she needs. I think if I were her I would just be lost and depressed, stuck in bed, maybe you could straighten up the house, do the dishes or run some errands for her. Sending prayers.
Answer by LadybugTash at 9:11 PM on Dec. 29, 2010
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