What is a Perinatal Bereavement Doula?


A Perinatal Bereavement Doula provides support to families experiencing or anticipating infant or pregnancy loss at any gestation. 


What are the benefits of hiring a Perinatal Bereavement Doula?


A Life Journey Perinatal Bereavement Doula will provide emotional, physical and informational support to grieving parents and families. She will help you to create memories with your baby, provide you and your family with bonding options and support you through your grief. 


A baby born before 26 weeks of gestation in South Africa, who shows no signs of life at delivery is usually disposed of as medical waste. Life Journey PBDs will be able to help you navigate the process of getting to give your baby the burial or cremation that they deserve.


Our PBDs will  prepare you for what your baby may look like, while holding space for you as you meet your

baby. We will encourage you to spend time with your little one in the way and manner that you wish, while helping you to receive compassionate care and time that you need to do so.


Our PBDs will work with you to build a support structure that will help guide you through this devastating time.




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