Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

  • Common Cremation Concerns That Funeral Directors Must Be Aware

    Unlike decades ago, cremation has increasingly become an acceptable way of laying loved ones to rest once they pass on. Therefore, as the funeral director of a funeral home, you can add cremation services to grow your clientele base. However, before you make the addition, it is vital to understand how the cremation process works to alleviate any concerns your clients might have. This article highlights some of the concerns people have concerning cremation.

  • A Guide on Cemetery Restoration

    Cemeteries have a historical, religious and spiritual significance in many communities around the world. Poor management has left some graveyards in a deplorable state. In this excerpt, you will learn how to restore a cemetery.  Planning.  Create a small committee of community members interested in restoring the cemetery. Assign each of the members a specific task. The primary purpose of the committee should be to mobilise other members of the community to take an active role in restoring the cemetery.

  • Key Points to Consider about Granite Etching for Headstones

    Choosing a headstone and deciding on the etching are part of funeral planning. You will be asked what material you want to be used for the headstone as well as what type of etching options you want. One of the most common choices is granite stone. If you have never had granite etching, specifically for memorial headstones, there are a few things you should know. Colour of Granite One of the first things to keep in mind is related to the colour of granite you are using.

  • 3 Tips for Planning a Funeral Which Incorporates Multiple Faiths

    If you need to plan a funeral for someone who had no strong faith, but whose family members and loved ones come from many different faiths, you may feel that you face a dilemma. While some family members may be upset if you have a non-religious funeral, others may be upset if you hold a funeral which celebrates one faith but not another. Below is a guide which will help you to plan a funeral which honours the deceased while also meeting the wishes of those left behind.

  • 4 Things to Let Your Funeral Director Know Straight Away

    When somebody dies and you find yourself in charge of planning their funeral, there's a lot to do and remember. Thankfully, that's why funeral directors exist: they'll make sure you don't forget anything important and oversee the running of the funeral so it all goes smoothly. You'll need to give the director some information so they can understand the type of funeral you're planning. It's difficult to get all of this across in the first day or so of grieving, so prioritise and determine what's most important.

  • About Me

    Planning Funerals for Young Children, Infants and Stillborns

    Losing a child is the hardest thing anyone could ever go through – I know because it happened to me. Through the grief, I had to find new ways to breathe, to function and to live. Of course, I also had to plan a funeral and memorial service for my child. If you have lost a child or a baby or had a stillborn, you have probably shared many of these feelings. If this has just happened to you, you may be wondering what to do next. First, I extend my sympathy, and secondly, I offer you this blog to help you grieve and help you understand the basics of funeral planning. Take care.