Piedmont Columbus Regional hosts a heartfelt ceremony for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. In honor of this awareness, Piedmont Columbus Regional hosted a heartfelt ceremony on Tuesday,

“A Loss Not Forgotten” was the name of the ceremony’s theme. The ceremony’s purpose is to bring the community together to remember babies who are no longer in this world. Lost infants were honored during a reading of their names and a balloon release followed.

“We are the ones who are here for them and it’s important for us to be cognitive of that fact and to remind ourselves every year how important that role is for us,” said David Levine, a doctor in NICU.

The ceremony was held at the Midtown Campus Conference Center.

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