According to U.S. CDC, in 2013 the infants mortality rate under age 1 was 5.96 deaths per 1,000 live births Totaling 23,446 in the United States
In 2013, The U.S. fetal mortality rate in pregnancies at 20 weeks gestation or older also 5.96 per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths. Totaling 23,595.
Parents who lose infants are usually relatively young themselves. They are in the beginning of their work careers and have many expenses. The simply do not have several thousand dollars it takes to pay for a funeral and headstone for a child who passes
Although faith's friends cannot take away families' grief - we hope to relieve the added burden of paying funeral & burial related expenses. The family should be able to focus on dealing with their grief during these trying times.