No! Not a child! Embalming the Infant or Child Case to Make them as Lifelike as Possible

Published by Illinois Funeral Directors Association


When we hear that call come in that there is a child that we will be working with, for many of us our hearts sink. Especially if you have children of your own and you put yourself in the shoes of those parents. None of us wants to deal with a case like this, but what if we could recreate a lifelike viewing of the child for this family? Would this not be the best that we can do in this situation? In this next hour I hope to explore the many options that you have in order to make this lifeless child into a masterpiece that the family will never forget. By applying these tips to your next infant or child case, you will leave knowing that you did everything and more that the family could ask for.

Dr. Adrian Bachman, DC, MS
I’m Dr. Adrian Bachman, DC, MS and I have a passion for funeral service that started many years ago. It’s always interested me, and when I had the opportunity to go back to school, I perused my education in Mortuary Science at John A. Gupton College. During school and following graduation, I had the great opportunity to work in a family funeral home in Tennessee, and then returning home to Illinois to continue in my small-town funeral home. I performed all aspects of the funeral industry and...More

Originally Published

July 29, 2020

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