Related resources

Please find below a range of related resources from around the web connected to bereavement care.

Application form for burial

Application form for the individual burial or cremation of pregnancy remains. <br/>Note: If this form is to be given to parents, staff should change “baby” to “fetus” if requested by parents.
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Best practice in bereavement care

Best practice in bereavement care. Parents’ perspectives and collaborative working with healthcare professionals have informed these best practice recommendations.
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Certificate of birth template

Certificate of birth before the 24th week of pregnancy
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Contact card

Guidelines and best practice ideas for business cards
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Creating memories

A useful chart in relation to creating memories for bereaved parents
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Funeral consent form

A Funeral consent form for parents
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Guidance for home miscarriages

This guidance note is intended to provide support and information to parents, healthcare professionals, and burial and cremation authorities, in circumstances where a miscarriage occurs at home with no medical practitioner or midwife present.
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Medical form

A Medical form for cremation or burial. Confirming that fetal remains are less than 24 weeks’ gestation
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Previous neonatal death form

A form for those who have suffered previous neonatal death
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Previous pregnancy loss form

A previous pregnancy loss form for the purposes of notes
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Previous stillbirth form

A form which documents previous stillbirth notes
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Taking the baby's body home form

Form for parents who take their baby’s body home
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Terminology

The pathways are intended for all healthcare professionals and staff who work with parents who have experienced a pregnancy or baby loss through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and molar pregnancy, termination for fetal anomaly, stillbirth, neonatal death or sudden unexpected death in infancy.
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