Tomorrow's Child provides services and programs across the state to save babies lives and support families who have experienced a pregnancy loss or infant death. Through community partnerships and personal outreach, Tomorrows Child touches the life of every newborn in Michigan. We engage families, health professionals and caregivers to keep babies healthy and safe through our infant safe sleep efforts. We also provide grief support to anyone affected by a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.

 

Despite aggressive efforts to reduce the infant mortality rate in Michigan, last year over 800 babies did not survive to their first birthday and 500 were stillborn. This translates to more than four deaths every day this year in Michigan. While Michigan is one of the most progressive, industrialized states in the union, our infant mortality rate ranks among the worst in the nation.

 

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Supporting Families after Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death    Never before has there been a comprehensive Online... Read More

By Jonathan Oosting | MLive.com joosting@mlive.com   LANSING, MI -- Michigan hospitals will be required to provide new... Read More

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Ask The Doc

Dr. John Canine, a nationally recognized grief expert, answers questions and discusses grief issues here in our "Ask The Doc" section.

Q #1

We are a military family.  Shortly before my husband left for his 9 month deployment, I found out I was pregnant with our first child.  One week ago, I miscarried.  I was 3 months along.  My husband is deployed for another 7 months.  How do we begin to grieve?  How can we lean on each other when he is so far away?                              

Q #1 - Dr. Canine's Answer

Your situation is difficult not only because of the loss, but also because of the very dramatically different environments....

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