(October 28, 2013 – Yuma, AZ) Families that have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy or shortly after delivery are invited to a walk to remember those tiny lives that have been lost. The Walk to Remember is a healing event that honors the babies that are forever carried in the hearts of their families. The walk encourages parents to share memories and connect with other families on the healing journey.
Yuma Regional Medical Center's LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum) Perinatal Loss Committee will host the fourth annual Walk to Remember on Saturday, November 2, at West Wetlands Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The walk and memorial service begins at 8:30 a.m. Closing remarks will be delivered at 9:30 a.m. Parents and families are invited to read a special poem, prayer or share a memory of their baby. There will also be a prayer and release of doves during this time.
The Walk to Remember is free to the public. Families and friends are encouraged to walk in honor and support of parents who have lost a baby during pregnancy or infancy. To register, please call 928-336-7434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.