Looking into the Soul, Part 1 and Part 2
Coen Verbraak talks to people who have experienced what it’s like to lose someone.

The amazement
Manu Keirse: no longer believes in bereavement; You don’t process grief, you survive your loss and you live with it.

Fatima Elatik: talks about the loss of her baby, among other things.

Marguerite de Beaufort: lost two of her five children and a third child became seriously ill. Nevertheless, her faith in life remains high.

Straight from the heart
Ellemijn Veldhuijzen van Zanten is an actress and columnist. She is the mother of six children, three of whom died shortly after birth. A story about love, motherhood and proud mourning.

How griief changes over time
‘You don’t get over grief, you just learn to have it as part of your life.’
This analogy of how we deal with bereavement is absolutely spot on…
View the Dutch version here

‘It’s hard for me, too’: A letter from a grieving parent

Stillbirth is still birth

After Inez
The story of Denize and Filip, who are ready for the birth of their first child. The crib, the clothes and the stroller have been carefully selected and are ready for use. One last check-up with the midwife and their baby can come. Out of nowhere, disaster strikes. During this check-up, the midwife no longer hears the baby’s heartbeat and the young parents end up in a nightmare.

Radio 1 (Belgium) Touché
Two-hour interview with Manu Keirse (04/06/2017). The links to listen to the radio fragment are at the bottom of this page.

“The Foundation of Love”
Is the first video, based on the book “Grieving after the loss of your baby” by Kathy Beckers-Mansell. The book and the videos are part of the project “Mourning the loss of a baby”, which was set up by the “Foundation for Books of Meaning”. Kathy Beckers-Mansell is a grief therapist and has her practice “MetJari” in Zoetermeer.

“About Bearing Mourning”
Is the second video, based on the book “Grieving after the loss of your baby” by Kathy Beckers-Mansell.

“The New Family”
Is the third video, based on the book “Grieving after the loss of your baby” by Kathy Beckers-Mansell.

“Seeing with the Heart”
Is the fourth video, based on the book “Grieving after the loss of your baby” by Kathy Beckers-Mansell.

“Drowning man and beachcomber”
Is the fifth video, based on the book “Grieving after the loss of your baby” by Kathy Beckers-Mansell.