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Marking anniversary of friend's still birth

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KanyesVest Mon 01-Feb-16 20:46:07

My lovely friend and her lovely husband had their beautiful baby stillborn almost a year ago. They are still horribly devastated. (I know they always will be, but it's still very raw.) I want to mark their baby's birthday/anniversary, but I'm not sure how to do it sensitively. I would like to get some sort of keepsake, but I don't know what. Ideally I'd get tree or plant of some sort, but there are major allergies in the family which rule it out. I'm sorry to ask, but any suggestions/advice would be very gratefully received. Thanks.

FadedRed Mon 01-Feb-16 20:52:54

Personally I wouldn't send a 'keepsake, as a friend, for this. I think a card "thinking of you" with a handwritten message would be enough to let them know you have remembered the day and care for them.

angelopal Tue 02-Feb-16 19:44:26

Agree a card to let them know you are thinking of them. Just remembering their baby's birthday will mean a lot.

KanyesVest Wed 03-Feb-16 09:37:21

Thanks, I'll definitely be sending/giving a card, but I feel like something tangible would be a good thing too. I'll think some more about it.

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