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Griefing mother and father receive nice clothing for infants who either died soon after birth or were dead to help them honor their brief deaths. Griefing families at three hospital in downtown Manchester receive a nice "angel" garment in which they can put on their baby before saying good-bye.
Manufactured from sponsored bridal gowns, the clothes are sewn by hands by volunteers in Tameside, St Mary's and Stepping Hill clinics, the Manchester Evening News reported. Mother who were given the clothes say that they assisted in the grief making by confirming their child's brief lifespan. Getting an angelic dress means that "Olivia was handled like a baby," said Emma, 30 years old.
"Well, so many folks refuse to lose a baby and say, "Well, you can just try again." It was so small that Emma said without the angelic robe she couldn't have bought a funeral attire. Last year Alison Riley established the Glossopdale Angels Gowns with Linda Lathwood and Wendy Whiteley Taylor.
"And if the whole world can see their kid as a little angelic, that'll give them peace," Alison said. Mother s-who previously had to burry their baby in shawls, neckties and hand tissues said to Alison: "We wish you were there when we dropped our baby. Over 100 newlyweds donated their bridal gowns to the benefit of the organization, one of whom went down the hallway last weekend.
The award of a bridal gown can be a recovery in itself, says 42-year-old Alison. Another mom sent her gown for her baby's thirtieth anniversary and said she had never ceased to mourn. Volunteers work free of charge, wash and undress each bridal gown and then make several dresses from each piece of clothing by hand.
Every wedding couple is sent a souvenir of their hearts with a photograph of the dresses they have donated. They make objects in different shapes and size and fit infants from 2 pounds to 8 pounds. "We swore we would make a garment within 24hrs if there was a needy family," Alison said.
During the eight month history of Glossopdale Angel Gowns, the Dublin based Glossopdale Angel Gowns has already given a female client the inspiration to set up an office in Ireland.