Supporting your partner when your child has a life-limiting illness

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Supporting your partner when your child has a life-limiting illness is mostly unspoken territory. That doesn’t mean that relationship wellbeing shouldn’t be prioritised.

This factsheet from Paediatric Palliative Care discusses how a child’s life-limiting illness might impact relationships. It also offers strategies to manage various issues including anger, unmet expectations and intimacy.

Further Reading

Cancer Advisor has a range of resources on End of Life including sibling grief, grandparent grief and paediatric palliative care.

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