by Rose Parker
When a child is lost, the parents are left with an emptiness that cannot be filled. It is difficult to know what gifts to buy for parents who had a child die. What gifts can be given that will help them feel better? The best gifts are those which comfort the grieving parent.
It is our hope that this article will help you to find gifts for parents who have lost a child so that you can comfort them in their time of need. We have gathered 27 gifts for parents who lost a child and compiled them into one list, which you can use as inspiration when searching for gifts online or at local stores.
1. Sleeping Resting Angel in God's Hand Figurine
This resting Angel in God's hand is an attractive statue that can be placed in the ground of their yard or at their favorite place where they spent time with their deceased child. The angel figurine will help them remember all the good times they had together and soothe them when they feel sad about losing their baby. LED color-changing light bulb changes the atmosphere and gives hope to parents who lost a child.
2. Memorial Necklace
This beautiful necklace is a great gift for parents who lost their babies. It symbolizes love and hopes with its two interlocking circles that link together. The loss of a baby can be especially hard on mothers because she was carrying her miracle in her body for nine months before it passed away, so now there must be some items that will help fill the emptiness left behind after birth like these. You can choose from sterling silver or 14K gold vermeil. It comes in a beautiful box with a text message.
3. Loss Memorial keyring Set
This keychain set is a memorable gift for a parent who lost their child. It comes in two separate pieces, one for dad and one for mom. Each piece is engraved with text daddy of an angel and mommy of an angel. Memorial keychain gift is made from high-quality stainless steel so they will not fade over time. Each keychain has an attached angel wings pendant. They come wrapped in a premium velvet pouch to present a gift.
4. Memorial Windchime
This memorial wind chime is a gift that will be cherished because they represent both the deceased child's memory and their parent's love. At the top of the windchime, a leaf design is wrapped around a metal heart with brightly colored purple and blue enameled butterflies and gems that reads "When Tomorrow Starts Without Me, I'm Always in Your Heart Saying," which is written on it. This memorial garden wind chime can help parents feel better when there are times when it feels like only yesterday they had their precious child in their arms for the first time.
5. Memorial Bracelet
This memorial bracelet is a beautiful way of telling someone you care and will stay with them forever. It can be worn by both men and women who have lost their children, so it's the perfect gift no matter what sex your recipient may be. You can choose a custom message you want to have engraved on the front. The memorial cuff bracelet is made from stainless steel and comes in an elegant black velvet pouch as a gift.
6. Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace
This locket pendant is a way to keep the memory of your child close. This locket has tree of life pattern on one side and other side engraved with a message," You Are Braver Than You Believe." This necklace comes with ten multicolored, washable and reusable pads that can be refilled with essential oils. An essential oil diffuser necklace is the perfect gift for someone because the wearer can use it anywhere.
7. Compassion Blanket
This compassion blanket help parents feel better when they remember their baby with its "strength, courage and super warm hugs" message. It has positive phrases like encouragement, strength, courage, super warm hugs, get well soon gifts, healing thoughts, positive energy, love & hope. The text is embroidered on the plush cotton fabric, so it will last long after you wash your blanket, unlike other gifts that may fade or become damaged over time with too much use. It would also be an inspirational gift for mothers undergoing chemotherapy.
8. Angel Wings Photo Frame
This angel wings photo frame is a gift that can be given to anyone who has lost their child. It's the perfect way to decorate your home with memories of someone you love. Parents will enjoy having this memorial gift around them because it shows how much they are cared about even though the person isn't still anywhere anymore. This oval shape frame can mount on a wall or stand on its own, making it the perfect gift.
9. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Up in Heaven is Where You are Throw Pillow Case
This throw pillow case is perfect for a gift because it can be used to decorate any room in the home. It's flaxen color with black lettering that says "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star; Up In Heaven Is Where You Are." The font style makes this memorial gift look like it has been written by hand, which adds more meaning and sincerity to what you are trying to say. With a zipper closure and a hidden tag, you can feel confident in giving this memorial gift.
10. Angel Bereavement Memorial Ornament
Parents will enjoy having this memorial gift around them because it shows how much they are cared about even though the person isn't still anywhere anymore. This bereavement memorial ornament measures four inches tall and comes as a pewter color. White satin ribbon adorns this beautiful glass Christmas ornament, which is a lovely way to decorate your car, house, workplace, or as a treasured keepsake on a tree or in a baby box. The adorable "Baby in Heaven" poem card is included with this heartfelt commemoration gift.
11. Healing After Loss: A Practical Guide
This book is a practical guide to help parents move through the grief of losing their child. The author, Martha Whitmore Hickman, provides insight and solace for those who want to understand what they are going through after experiencing such a great loss. Parents will be able to read this book on days that feel overwhelming or during difficult moments when memories rush in without warning. This book would be a great gift for parents who lost a child and have good memories with him.
12. Personalized Wood Keepsake Box
When parents lose a child, they might still have some of their baby's clothes or belongings. Parents could keep these gifts inside this personalized keepsake box, the perfect gift for parents who lost a child. This memory box is made with walnut wood and customized with a name, initials, or short message. This beautiful keepsake box will serve as a reminder of the baby they lost—this box is engraved with Ginkgo leaves known as a symbol of endurance and vitality. It would also be a great gift for empty nesters.
13. Memory Ceramic Tile
This memorial gift will remind parents every day about the child they have lost. This ceramic tile has a beautiful line written on it, and the wooden stand provides another way for you to display this meaningful piece. This gift says how much you care for your friends who are grieving such a great loss. This ceramic tile is available in various elegant colors and designs so you can convey your condolence in a meaningful way.
14. Morse Code Bracelet
This gift is a beautiful reminder of the child who was lost. These bracelets are made out of eco-friendly material, which makes this bracelet long-lasting, so parents can wear it for many years to come. This bracelet represents how strong you have been throughout your grieving process—it also symbolizes the hope that someday things will be better. Parents would appreciate gifts like these because they serve as silent reminders of their loved ones but do not pressure them to talk about the loss if they don't want to talk about it or remember that time in their lives anymore.
15. Battery Operated Flameless LED Tea Light
These bright flickering LED tea lights are especially meaningful for the bereaved parents who might be having a hard time celebrating holidays or special occasions without their children. These LED light bulbs have realistic flickers like real candle flames, except these lights will never burn out! This gift is great because it provides warmth during cold winter nights when memories of the lost child rush back in unexpectedly. The tea light has a built-in battery with 100+ hours of illumination and may be replaced quickly by pulling out the tab at the bottom. It would also be a great gift for a widow.
16. Custom Pyrography Picture
This custom pyrography picture reminds us all why some losses are more significant than others—You can customize the picture of a lost child with a message or name on it. This gift will comfort parents who have experienced loss—it reminds them that they are not alone in their grief journey. This beautiful keepsake serves as another reminder for parents that one day they'll see their lost child again, this time in heaven instead of on Earth.
17. Solar Bird-Feeder
This bird feeder is a perfect gift for parents who have lost children because it serves as a reminder that there are still beautiful things to look forward to in life. This bird feeder has solar power and provides a nice, warm light at night so that the parent can still enjoy watching flying creatures while thinking about their lost child. These gifts are great because they remind us why we should live life to the fullest: there might be obstacles along our journey, but we must never forget how much love surrounds us and encourages us every day—and this gift reminds your loved one of us of that feeling.
18. Light and Love Lanterns
This beautiful lantern is a gift that will remind parents of the child they lost. Each lantern represents how deeply impacted your loved one was by their loss and serves as an important reminder to cherish each day because we never know when our time on Earth is up—light and love represent this idea with ease. This lantern is made with a metal frame and glass inserts, and it is battery operated serves as silent reminders to bereaved parents.
19. Grieving the Child I Never Knew: A Recovery Book
Kathe Wunnenberg writes this comforting book for those who have lost an unborn or newly born child. It will provide your loved ones with the comfort they need during their grief journey—it's a great way to remind them that you are always there for them no matter how difficult their loss has been in their life. You can choose this thoughtful gift because it reminds bereaved parents of the gifts and hopes to surround us every day, even when things seem impossible—life goes on despite our struggles in life, but we must never forget what gifts surround us every day.
20. Warm Hugs, Healing Gift Pack
This gift pack is the perfect reminder gift for parents who lost a child because it takes comfort to another level. This set includes a warm neck pillow, eye mask, socks, throw blanket and keepsake bag—The blanket, neck pillow and bag have inspirational words of comfort engraved on it. This gift bundle is intended to provide warmth and a smile, happiness, and feelings of love and warmth. This gift must help parents remember that they're not alone in their grief journey—there are gifts all around us every day. It would also be a great gift for a woman after surgery.
21. KindNotes Glass Keepsake Gift Jar
This jar is filled with messages to remind your loved ones of the gifts around us. It has 31 inspirational messages written on a piece of paper that you can read when or if it's needed—it contains quotes like "happiness comes in waves," which are only meant to make someone feel better during their grief journey. The notes will be placed in attractive envelopes and artfully arranged in a keepsake glass jar decorated with a satin ribbon and charm. It also includes a lovely die-cut window box with silver foil accents.
22. Sympathy Gift Coffee Mug
This coffee mug is excellent for bereaved parents who lost a child because it will provide comfort and happiness throughout their grief journey. It reads, "Someone we love is in heaven, a place where we feel safe and warm. This ceramic mug holds 11 ounces of your favorite beverage—it's dishwasher and microwave safe. It is intended to serve as a beautiful reminder that Someone is waiting for them in heaven when they get there, which might help ease their grief journey.
23. Angel Figurines Tealight Candle Holder
This Angel figurine reminds beavered parents who lost a child that gifts surround us every day—it is made of hand-painted resin and has a tealight candle holder. This angel figurine candle holder provides hope, strength and love during this difficult time. It holds one tea light and features sparkling glitter accents throughout its design. This gift set is intended to bring comfort during this difficult time in their life.
24. Vintage Tin Sign
This tin sign has a vintage look that can be used as an ornament or hung on the wall—it's lightweight and durable. The design features a red-winged cardinal bird with its head tilted back, looking up at the sky above it—where it fell from when it died in someone's arms. It says, "When I was sitting in heaven." This metal sign with a distressed finish is made for indoor use and has pre-drilled holes, so it's easy to install. This gift can provide comfort and hope during this difficult time in their life.
25. Loss of a Baby Bereavement Sign
This bereavement sign features baby footprints to commemorate the parents' pain; you may make a one-of-a-kind, gorgeous, and an unforgettable keepsake. This sign has text written on it, Here for a moment loved for a lifetime and forever footprints in our heart". This sign has a built-in hanger and is made of high-quality walnut wood and glass. Mourning parents can keep these footprints to remember their babies and comfort them during difficult times in life.
26. Memorial Moon Lamp
This moon lamp can be used as a memorial gift for parents who lost a child by lighting it to honor their baby. The light illuminates this beautiful sentiment that reads, “Because someone we love is in heaven, there is a little bit of heaven in our home. This memorial moon lamp is battery-operated and is a great gift for bereaved parents. This unique memorial gift must bring comfort during this difficult time in their life.
27. Grief Affirmation Cards
This grief affirmation card features an image of a lily flower with the words, "Nothing has to make sense right now you have time to process what is happening".This gift can be used to help express sympathy for bereavement gifts during this difficult time in their life; it includes 20 cards. These sympathy cards help parents to provide daily support and comfort which are grieving.
Losing a child is a difficult time for anyone as they go through grief and sorrow. It's important to be there for them as they grieve, not judge or talk about it behind closed doors because you already know the outcome of what happened. Some gifts can provide support and comfort during this difficult time in their life.
It can be hard to find gifts that address the situation. We have listed some memorial gifts that you could give parents who lost a child so that you can comfort them during this challenging time in their lives.
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