Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021 launches in Asheville NC

Press release from WNC Wave of Light:

Mount Zion Community Development, Inc. (MZCD) and the Perinatal Emotional Health Network (PEHN) will be hosting a WNC Wave of Light to raise awareness of pregnancy and baby loss in Asheville NC during Baby Loss Awareness Week on October 15th.

The annual awareness week, now in its 19th year, is an opportunity for bereaved parents, families, and friends, to commemorate babies’ lives and to raise awareness about pregnancy and baby loss to drive for the improvements that are needed for parents and families now and in the future.

The WNC Wave of Light will take place on Friday, October 15th as a Virtual Memorial Service hosted by Project NAF (Nurturing Asheville and Area Families), Perinatal Emotional Health Network (PEHN), and community providers.

Katherine Hyde-Hensley, LCMHC, LCAS with PEHN, and Carolina Chapter Star Legacy Foundation said: “We hope that WNC Wave of Light will spark conversations about baby loss and give local bereaved parents and families an opportunity to talk about their precious babies.”

Mrs. Belinda K. Grant, Executive Director (ED) of Mount Zion Community Development, Inc. of said: “Pregnancy loss or the death of a baby is a tragedy that affects thousands of people every year. It is devastating for parents and families, and it is vital that they get the bereavement support and care they need, for as long as they need it”.

For further information about Baby Loss Awareness Week visit:

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