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How do I tell a child about a death in the family?

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Dr. Parimal Parekh
Pediatrics
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In brief: Keep it simple

Generally speaking 5 years and older does understand it is irreversible.

In brief: Keep it simple

Generally speaking 5 years and older does understand it is irreversible.
Dr. Parimal Parekh
Dr. Parimal Parekh
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Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics

In brief: When they are ready

Very dependent on when they are ready to understand life and death.
Every kid is different and your child's pediatrician may be a great asset to help you in this regard.

In brief: When they are ready

Very dependent on when they are ready to understand life and death.
Every kid is different and your child's pediatrician may be a great asset to help you in this regard.
Dr. Craig Uhl
Dr. Craig Uhl
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