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AtlantiCare to hold Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony

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For Immediate Release:October 5, 2012

AtlantiCare to hold Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Remembrance Ceremony

In observation of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day®, AtlantiCare Women’s & Children’s Services will hold a Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony Monday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m. at the Celebration of Life Walk at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Mainland Campus, Pomona, New Jersey. The event will give the community the opportunity to acknowledge their loss by symbolically lighting a candle with others who experienced a perinatal or infant loss. Light food and beverages will be served in the

Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth classroom after the ceremony.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day® is an annual recognition that promotes support, education and awareness for grieving parents nationwide and around the world.

AtlantiCare Women’s & Children’s Services and AtlantiCare Hospice offers 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 to 8 p.m. at The Living Room, Gilda's Club South Jersey at AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, 2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 400 in Egg Harbor Township. 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 or the Perinatal Loss support group, call the AtlantiCare Access Center at 1-888-569-1000, AtlantiCare Hospice or other AtlantiCare programs and services, visit www.atlanticare.org or find AtlantiCare on Facebook at www.facebook.com.

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