Based on the author's own experience.
This child-centred book focuses on SIDS and helps children and families cope with the loss of a baby. Written by Ireland's first Children's Laureate. Author Siobh n Parkinson's son was five when she experienced a stillbirth. Unable to find any good books to help her son understand the experience, she decided to write her own.
Matthew is excited about the new baby. But then, one day, something very sad happens. The doctor tells Matthew's mother that her baby isn't growing properly and it won't be strong enough to live outside her body. Matthew and his mother and father will always remember their baby. But as time goes by, they will not feel sad so often. This child-centred book is intended to help children and families who experience miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal death or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).A new edition of the first published book by Siobh n Parkinson. When first published, it was a ground-breaking book.