In a Westminster Hall Debate on baby loss and safe staffing, Alicia Kearns MP raised with the Department of Health the need for national guidelines on child bereavement care.
During the debate, Alicia highlighted the lack of support available to parents who have gone through the trauma of losing a child.
Alicia is also working to change the way in which pregnancies are determined to be high or low risk, something that has not been changed nationally for a significant period of time.
Alicia Kearns, MP for Rutland and Melton said:
"I was recently contacted by a mother locally whose baby died at Leicester Hospital about the inadequate bereavement support given to parents. I have raised this with the Department of Health and am working to ensure that we have significant and appropriate support available so no parent is ever sent home with simply a pile of leaflets. It is heinous that this ever happened, and I will fight to change this locally and nationally."
Watch the Westminster Hall Debate here.