Children’s Grief: Birth-2 years old

Understanding of Grief: Birth-2 years:

   

 

Concept:

  • No understanding of death
  • Has an awareness of the absence of a loved one
  • Notices changes in normal routine
  • Notices the changes in emotions of the family

How to help:

  • Physical contact, cuddling, reassurance
  • Maintain routines
  • Include the child in the mourning process when possible

 

If you are looking to support a grieving child, have questions or concerns, we are available to help. Please call us at the office at (231) 947-6453 or by email at GoodGrief@MyMichaelsPlace.net and talk with one of our grief support staff.