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How Babies and toddlers Experience Grief

How Babies and toddlers Experience Grief

Categories: Blog, children's grief, grief and loss

How Babies and Toddlers Experience Grief
Many adults think that since babies and toddlers lack an understanding of grief, they will also have little or no impact from a death. Often, babies and toddlers experience anxiety due to the distress they pick up from the adults in their lives. In addition, if the person who died was a consistent presence in the baby’s/toddler’s life, they will definitely have feelings of loss. Babies and toddlers do not have the language ability to express how they are feeling. There are common reactions that the adults in their lives can look for and there are ways for the adults to help them. Click here to read about how babies and toddlers express their grief and for suggestions on how to help.