The CuddleCot™ is a cooling device that fits discreetly into a bassinet. It allows families to spend extra time with their baby after death. The CuddleCot™ gives them time to create keepsakes, make important decisions, and do something that is meaningful without feeling rushed. Families may choose to invite others to meet the little one, a ritual that helps surround themselves with the support that they will need as they grieve their child.
Stillbirth effects 1% of all pregnancies. Each year about 24,000 babies are stillborn in the United States. That is 24,000 families with mothers, fathers, siblings, uncles, aunts, and grandparents desperate for a little more time to say goodbye.
How much is a minute with your child worth to you?
Please help us share Charlotte’s Purpose and give that minute back to grieving families. Funds collected will go toward purchasing a CuddleCot™ for Holy Cross Hospital and a memorial plaque to be mounted on the CuddleCot™. Additional funds will be used to purchase an additional CuddleCot™ for another local hospital and/or further the mission of Charlotte’s Purpose through providing resources, infant burial gowns, and support for families or stillborn babies.
To find out more about Charlotte’s Purpose, please visit www.charlottespurpose.com .
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