Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
October 1 – October 31 CDT
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, observed in October, is a month of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death, which includes, but is not limited to, miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and the death of a newborn.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month is, in addition to Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, observed on October 15 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australian States of Western Australia, New South Wales and Italy. The day is observed with remembrance ceremonies and candle-lighting vigils, concluding with the Lights of Love International Wave of Light, a worldwide lighting of candles that encompasses and spans the globe at 7:00 p.m. (local time).