Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child

Adjusting to life after the loss of a child


Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child

Learning how to cope with the loss of a child is an extremely difficult and painful experience. The author, Lora C. Mercado, lost her son in 2003 due to a congenital heart defect. Throughout this book, she will share with you some of the things that have helped her through this journey of grief and healing, as well as other valuable tips that she has learned through research and other parents who have lost a child.

Chapters include:

  • A Mother’s Love Explained
  • A Father’s Grief
  • Planning a Funeral
  • Miscarriage, Infant Loss
  • After a Long Illness
  • Losing Multiple Children
  • Losing an Adult Child
  • Tragic Death, Path of Healing
  • Keeping Their Memory Alive
  • Helping Siblings with Loss
  • Differences in Spouse Grief
  • What to Do with Their Room
  • Moving On
  • Strengthen Your Marriage After Loss
  • Grief of Extended Family
  • Natural Grief Therapies
  • Tips to Help the Grieving
  • Poems and Quotes
  • Grief Support Resources

Now available in Audiobook

Also available in e-book and paperback

Tips and strategies to help you heal from the shock and desperation from losing someone you love. Also included are true stories from others who have walked the journey of grief, and how they have overcome the raw emotions that accompany the death of a loved one
About LM 86 Articles
In tribute to her son's passing, Lora C Mercado has been on a quest to help bring peace to those who are in a state of grief with her healing and inspirational books. She is also the founder of the website,, which provides articles and resources to help one cope with grief and loss. "Our Angels Await, Stories of Love from Beyond", includes true stories from people across the globe who have had connections with loved ones who have passed away. "Adjusting to Life After Loss, Coping with the Death of a Loved One and Honoring Their Memory", was released in October 2014. The second book in the series, "Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child, Coping, Healing and Understanding the Emotions of Grief" was released in January 2015. You may also enjoy her two latest books: "Healing Grief through Meditation: A Guide to Spiritual Wellness for the Bereaved" and "365 Quotes of Comfort for the Bereaved: A Year of Daily Inspiration to Heal Your Heart" Lora Mercado is also a Usui Reiki Master Practitioner and ordained minister.

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