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SHARE Wings of Hope Angel Garden Blessing
June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SHARE will hold its annual Wings of Hope Angel Garden Blessing & Butterfly Release on Tuesday, June 4 at 6 p.m. on the campus of Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St. in Naperville. The Garden is located on the south side of the campus, near the Emergency/Outpatient Entrance.
The guest speaker for this year’s event will be Maliha Sayla, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist with DuPage Medical Group, who’ll talk about the grief journey.
SHARE, now in its 30th year, is a support group for those who have experienced a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or neonatal death. Membership in SHARE is not required to attend. The event is open to all who have experienced a similar loss. The Garden opened in 2010 as a place that allows parents who have lost a baby to remember and celebrate their child’s life.
Features of the Garden include brick walls where parents can memorialize their baby, benches, fountain and plants that attract butterflies. For more information, to make a donation in support of the Garden or to purchase a memorial etched brick paver or etched butterfly, visit www.eehealth.org/wings.
SHARE meets at Edward Hospital on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 7:15-9:15 p.m. in the Education Center, Room E305, 801 S. Washington St. in Naperville.
SHARE meets at Elmhurst Hospital on the first Tuesday of each month, 7-9 p.m. in the Birch Room of the Arboretum Conference Center, 155 E. Brush Hill Rd. in Elmhurst.
In addition, Sharing HOPE (Having Optimistic Pregnancy Expectations) is a group for those who have suffered a miscarriage or loss of an infant and who are now pregnant or considering becoming pregnant. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:15-9:15 p.m. in the Edward Hospital Education Center, Room E308, 801 S. Washington St. in Naperville.
For more information about SHARE events, support groups and resources, visit www.eehealth.org/SHAREResources or call (630) 527-3263.