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How do you tell a child a loved one has died?

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Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics
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Death is perceived very differently by children depending on their age so you must use a different approach depending on each child's age.
Two websites that provide good information are: http://www.Healthychildren.Org and http://www.Kidsgrowth.Com. Each site has several references on the subject.

In brief: Resources

Death is perceived very differently by children depending on their age so you must use a different approach depending on each child's age.
Two websites that provide good information are: http://www.Healthychildren.Org and http://www.Kidsgrowth.Com. Each site has several references on the subject.
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