- Palliative Care
- Long Term Care
- Work / Volunteer
The Caring Hearts Perinatal Program is offered to expectant parents whose baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening condition before birth. Our perinatal program helps the expectant parents and families prepare for and cope with physical, emotional and spiritual issues through support and education at the time of diagnosis through the remainder of the pregnancy.
Our special connection to professional grief counselors at Life Transitions Center, Inc. allows our perinatal program to provide guidance to help you cope with the serious illness of your baby. We will:
Referrals are accepted from a parent, physician or other healthcare professionals. The mother's primary physician or specialist will be contacted upon referral.
In most cases, our services are covered by major health insurance plans.
The mission of Caring Hearts Perinatal Program is to provide support, education and guidance to expectant parents and families whose unborn child has a life-threatening illness.
Our program is administered by The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care and is supported by local foundations, fund raising efforts, memorials and private donations.
Please send contributions to:
Hospice Foundation of Western New York
225 Como Park Boulevard
Buffalo, New York 14227-1480
The Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network (WNYPBN) is comprised of bereaved parents and healthcare professionals who promote standards of bereavement intervention through educational support, community programs and referral services to bereaved parents.