How We Help
When soldiers and their families come to the hospital it is often for medical concerns or illnesses that creates stress for all involved. How these situations are handled by the hospital personnel can comfort and support the family or can become a customer service issue.
One of the situations that can cause stress, anxiety and deep sadness in our young families can be issues around pregnancy. Miscarriage and infant loss are difficult events for any couple to face, add in being away from home, family and friends, or a spouse being away for deployment can make this event more of a catastrophic situation. How we handle these situations with a young family or any family can comfort or hurt them for a very long time if not forever.
The desire of the OB/GYN clinic is to help families during this time of pregnancy loss.
If you find that you or someone you know has not been offered bereavement support or information about bereavement during pregnancy loss, please notify the OB/GYN clinic so they can contact a trained bereavement support person or someone at one of the contact numbers.
Miscarriage and Perinatal Loss Support Group
For parents and families that have experienced an early pregnancy loss, miscarriage, medical interruption, still birth, or newborn death. The Miscarriage and Perinatal Loss Support Group provides helpful information on the grief process and an opportunity to share and heal alongside caring staff and others with similar loss. Our group meets the First Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Winn Army Community Hospital Chapel on Fort Stewart. For more information or to register, please contact Chaplain (Maj.) Michael Kim at (912) 435-6183.
Behavioral Health offers walk-in hours at Winn ACH Monday - Friday. You can also contact your Primary Care Clinic to speak with a Behavioral Health Care Facilitator Nurse.
Learn more about the Chapel services and religious support available through Pastoral Care.