What to write in a baby loss condolence card: (where possible, use the baby's name):

I am so sorry that your baby died.

My heart goes out to you in this time of sorrow.

I am deeply sorry to hear about the death of your baby.

I am sorry for your loss.

I’m so very sorry.

I know that the depth of love that you have for your baby will never fade.

I love you and I am here for you.

I’m thinking of you and your family.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Please accept my condolences for your loss.

Oh, your sweet baby - I am so sorry.

No one can ever replace her/him.

I bet he/she was beautiful.

She/he will always be your daughter/son.

No words can heal the pain in your heart.

He/She will always be in my heart.

You and your baby are in my thoughts and prayers.

I was heartbroken to hear this sad news.

Please know that I care for you and I'm here for you.

My words are not adequate to express the sorrow I feel for your loss.

I don’t know what to say.



With sincere sympathy,

With caring thoughts,

Sent with love and remembrance,



Your friend,

Most sincerely yours,

With heartfelt condolences,


What NOT to write in a baby loss condolence card:

Everything happens for a reason.

You’ll be a mother/father someday.

He/she is in a better place.

Maybe it’s for the best.

It was meant to be.

God needed another angel.

At least you already have a child/children.

At least you weren’t further along.

You’re young, you can have another baby.

I know how you must be feeling.