"Sometimes it's hard to remember before." - Jennie
Families who know that their child is dying are usually engaged with the medical system -- either in a hospital or a hospice setting. Parents may witness a steady physical decline or a lack of the will to live. Never knowing exactly when their child will die can make running basic errands or falling asleep terrifying for families. Much more, many will be faced with the unimaginable task of giving their child permission to die.