Chapter 2: 'This is your child and you want to get it right’: Approaching end of life and planning for my child’s funeral
Chapter 2: 'This is your child and you want to get it right’: Approaching end of life and planning for my child’s funeral - Within this chapter Bec, Yvonne, Angela and Rachel reflect on how they allowed the process of planning for their child’s funeral to unfold, and learnings they feel may be helpful for others. Listening to the anguish of planning a funeral for your child who is very much alive may feel distressing, however Bec, Yvonne, Angela and Rachel share rich learnings that others may find comfort in hearing.
1. How did you begin planning your child’s funeral? Who or what was helpful? (00:10)
2. What do you wish you knew about planning your child’s funeral that would be helpful for parents? (07:29)
If you would prefer to read these stories Chapter 2 - This is your child and you want to get it right
Viewing these stories and confronting suffering may not be easy. When feeling vulnerable, some people find it helpful to lean into the comfort of trusted family and friends, a family doctor or counsellor.
If you are seeking urgent support we encourage you to contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.These videos have been funded as part of the Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project. This Project has been funded by the Australian Government.