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Wave the Light Memorial

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Wave the Light Memorial
Wave the Light Memorial
October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month.

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It's an unimaginable tragedy ?*- losing a child during pregnancy or as an infant.

October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month.

Earlier tonight ?

"* there was a memorial to remember those children gone too soon.

Kimt news 3's nick kruszalnicki is live in mason city to tell us about the memorial.

Nick?

George and katie ?

"* for the past 13 years, mercy one north iowa has been holding the memorial as a way for parents to work through their feelings ?

"* and heal from a tragedy lie this.

"it's for them to grieve and heal and get a sense of closure."

Poems and prayers ?

*- can be comforting to those processing the loss of a young life.

Tonight families shared their stories and how they are dealing with the tragedy.

Linda latham, nursing director for womens and children's services tells me even with modern medical technology ?

"* t is still very common to lose a child during pregnancy.

"ten to twenty percent of all pregnancies end in miscarriage and then one pregnancy in one hundred at 20 weeks or greater result in a stillbirth."

Even after pregnancy ?

"* sudden infant death syndrome can claim the lives of nearly 35 hundred after tonight's service ?

"* there was a prayer service at lullaby lane in the elmwood cemetary.

Live in mason city, nick kruszalnicki, kimt news 3.

Thanks nick.

According to the mayo clinic, parents who have lost an infant should look for support ?

"* by joining a group for

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