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Northern Montana Hospital receives CuddleCot donation

Family tells of help it provided when they lost their child

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 7:30pm

Havre Daily News/Katelyn Maloughney

Meaghan Tidwell speaks as her husband, J.T., stands next to her during their presentation of a CuddleCot to Northern Montana Health Care at Northern Montana Hospital Tuesday.

Northern Montana Health Care received a donation in an emotional ceremony Tuesday of a CuddleCot System from Ashlie's Embrace, presented by Meaghan and J.T. Tidwell, in memory of their late son Miller Michael Tidwell.

CuddleCots are devices designed to help families who've suffered stillbirths or infant loss to spend more time with their recently departed child, by circulating cold water through pads placed in a crib, Moses basket, pram or bed to prevent deterioration while they grieve.

The time these devices provide families helps ease the trauma of being separated from their newborn so...



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