Chilton Hospital to Host Ceremony of Remembrance on October 6|
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department will join numerous parents, health professionals and friends across the United States in a symbolic “Ceremony of Remembrance” to honor babies who die each year.
Register now for this free event.
The event will be held on Sunday, October 6, from 2 to 4 p.m., starting in the hospital’s Board Room, 97 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ. All families whose babies were lost through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death, are invited for the special observance to share their grief with others who have had similar experiences.
The events planned during the non-religious Ceremony of Remembrance include:
- Family activity: Parents help children paint dedication rocks for the hospital’s new “Garden of Remembrance”
- Flower planting ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance
- Labyrinth Meditation Walk in the chapel (optional)
Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, call Janet Amore at (973) 831-5475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.