The city of Dunwoody has recognized October as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
In doing so, they encouraged all residents to help support families affected by pregnancy and infant loss honor and remember the babies that were lost too soon.
Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch presented the proclamation during the Sept. 29 city council meeting.
In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared October as “Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month” to honor the unique grief of bereaved parents who suffer such a loss. Oct. 15 is observed as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.