FIMR Family Interview
Talking about the death of one’s child is different for every
person. Some parents find talking about
their baby hard, others find that it brings them comfort.
In either case, the information families
share provides vital insight into the lived experiences of families who have had
a fetal or infant loss. In short, the
family’s words shape our interventions.
All interviews are voluntary. Interviews generally happen in the client’s
home—or anywhere that is private and comfortable—and take about an hour. Our first concern is respect for a family’s
privacy and well-being so identifying information such as names and address is
The interviewer is
not a professional counselor but, if needed, is able to connect family members
with supports to help them cope with feelings of loss, anger, isolation and
Thank you to those
grieving families who have already shared their experiences with the FIMR
program. Your children, and their stories, are very important to us.