CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - In the event of an unfortunate tragedy at birth, MetroHealth Hospital will now have a device that will allow parents time with their stillborn after delivery during the grieving process.
The organization Ashlie’s Embrace is donating a CuddleCot to the hospital system to help parents who suffer with the loss of their baby.
The CuddleCot is a cooling mat that preserves the length of time parents can remain with a stillborn after delivery.
According to the company’s website, the CuddleCot “allows the family to form an important bond with their baby; whether changing a nappy, dressing the baby, taking photographs or simply just staying close and this helps families in dealing with their loss.”
A ceremony will be held on Wednesday morning to dedicate the new CuddleCot.