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what name put on bereavement card

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mollythetortoise Wed 10-Sep-08 13:22:22

I know this is a small issue in the grand scheme of things but I don't want to cause any more upset to my friend. My friend gave birth to her still born son. I am 90% sure she was going to call him a particular name. She said that would be his name but she would wait til he was born to be sure. Do I refer to him as that name on the card rather than baby/ babyboy? It seems the right thing to do but I am not sure. any advice?

Hulababy Wed 10-Sep-08 13:24:36

Hmm..tough one. I probably wouldn't use the name unless she tells people wha his name is. Has she named him formlly t others yet?

cheesesarnie Wed 10-Sep-08 13:25:45

i think if not 100% sure on name, either find out or put beloved son.but im not at all experienced in these things.

MatNanPlus Wed 10-Sep-08 13:28:35

Can you ask close family?

Agree if they have named him it would be much nicer to put it on the card, but failing that beloved precious ^much loved^ b4 baby will be appropriate.

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