By Helen Fitzgerald, CT
• As soon as possible after the death, set time aside to talk to your child.
• Give your child the facts in a simple manner -- be careful not to go into too much detail. Your child will ask more questions as they come up in his/her mind.
• If you can't answer your child’s questions, it's okay to say, "I don't know how to answer that, but perhaps we can find someone to…
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