Your Rights


You are entitled to certain rights after suffering a miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal loss.


  • Bereavement Days

*Specific to the EEA (Eastern Education Association) contract. Review your contract language for your bereavement leave details.

Members are entitled to 5 consecutive days for the loss of a child. Please see an EEA representative to discuss details.


After a stillbirth or neonatal loss, you are likely able to obtain NJFLI benefits.


  • The Autumn Joy Stillbirth Research and Dignity Act
    *Specific to New Jersey hospitals and families

Overview of the act
NorthJersey.com news article about the act