Interview: The heartache of losing a baby

It’s hard to understand the real meaning of losing a baby unless you’ve been through it yourself. Francesca Vella met Richard Cassar and Doris Azzopardi, two dedicated people who are actively involved in the Stillborn and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS) Malta, within the Cana Movement. They explained the heartache that bereaved parents experience and the importance of adequate support during the grieving process.

“When you lose a baby, it feels like it’s the end of the world, and it’s almost impossible for a bereaved mother to ever have a peaceful pregnancy again,” explained Doris Azzopardi, a nurse at Mater Dei Hospital’s Delivery Suite.

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