For Immediate Release: October 8, 2015
In observation of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day®, the Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus will hold its Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony Thursday, October 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The ceremony and dinner will take place at the Celebration of Life Walk outside the campus in Pomona, New Jersey. The event will give attendees the opportunity to acknowledge loss by symbolically lighting a candle with others who experienced a perinatal or infant loss.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day® is an annual recognition that promotes support, education and awareness for grieving parents nationwide and around the world.
ARMC and AtlantiCare Hospice offer a Perinatal Loss Support Group designed for parents who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. The group meets the first Thursday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gilda’s Room South Jersey at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. The support group is free and open to the community.
To register for AtlantiCare’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony, or for more information about the event, please call 609-404-3840. For more information about the Perinatal Loss support group, AtlantiCare Hospice or other AtlantiCare programs and services, visit www.atlanticare.org or call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 888-569-1000.
AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,221 employees and more than 700 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.