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Life after loss - Ten years on

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In this episode a family shares their experience of grief and loss following the death of their child ten years ago. They explore the ways they have adjusted over time and how they continue to honour and remember their loved one.

The death of a child is a profoundly devastating experience for every family. It has lifelong impacts on all family members, together and individually, as they piece together a new life without the physical presence of their child. Families experience and process intense grief in very individual ways, facing varied challenges and a rollercoaster of often unpredictable emotions.

Season Two of the podcast series Life, Love and Loss is a collaboration between The Royal Children's Hospital, Victorian Paediatric Palliative Care Program and ​Palliative Care Australia, funded as part of the Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project. This Project received grant funding from the Australian Government. We warmly thank the parents who have generously taken part in this series.