funeral prayers are readily available for elderly relatives with a life time of memories. However finding child friendly funeral prayers for babies are few and far between in general. At Heaven and Hope we are passionate about helping families at this sad time, when you or a close family member have just lost a baby.
Having everything to hand in order plan a private funeral. To make the task less stressful. As a baby bereavement specialist we want to take some of the pressure off you in planning a baby's funeral. Here are a selection of funeral prayers written by ourselves that you can use freely.
mix and match or add a few lines to a order of service. You can print them off when its the right time. We cover unisex when mum had an early miscarriage, when the sex of baby had not yet be identified on an ultra sound scan. baby girls, baby boys and a multiple birth loss too.
Father God we thankyou for our precious child, too beautiful for earth. keep them in your loving arms forever and ever Amen.
Dear God above a Father of love, creating beauty in all that is seen, thankyou for looking after our baby bean. Ever growing with you as their guide to be loving and happy with you by their side. Goodnight precious baby that was taken too soon. but we love you and miss you from the earth and to the moon.
Father God Beyond the sky above, cover us with your wings of love. strengthen our spirit as we say goodbye. Our baby on a journey to be with you. Goodnight precious baby mummy and daddy love you. remembering you in our hearts our true memories of you.
Dear God thankyou for this precious life of baby's name...may you keep him him safe in your loving care and that your will support the family during this sad time in Jesus Holy Name we ask these things Amen.
The hardest things about non religious funeral prayers is you are not directing them to anyone in heaven up above. When you go on social media and you make a baby bereavement statement . Often you see comments from people saying "sending prayers".
So the following comments are prayers that are sent from well meaning people, but as they are not sent from a religious person. are just as a comforting word.
Therefore you may like to include them in a funeral eulogy. 1) We are sorry for you loss.2) sending you lots of love.3) I'm so sorry your baby was so beautiful and perfect. 4) I wish you both strength. 5) Thinking of you both. 6) sending love to the family. 7) So beautiful life is so cruel.8) Your baby is loved by amazing parents. 9) Our hearts go out to you all at this sad time. 10) life is so unfair sending love to you both .