Beth Seyda

Beth Seyda’s life was transformed in 1997 with the birth and death of her critically ill newborn son, Dylan. She combines her 25+ years of professional experience in consumer research with her personal experience as Co-Founder and Executive Director of Compassionate Passages, Inc. The mission of her non-profit organization is to give a voice to pediatric patients and their families through advocacy, education, and research with the goal of improving pediatric end-of-life care and providing support to dying children and their families. Compassionate Passages donates the book Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby to bereaved families. Beth lives in Chapel Hill, NC with her husband, Mark, and their 7-year old son, Tyler. To learn more about Beth’s non-profit organization, go to: Beth appeared on the radio show “Healing the Grieving Heart” with Dr. Gloria & Dr. Heidi Horsley to discuss “Miscarriage and Infant Loss.” To hear Beth being interviewed on this show, click on the following link:


Pennies and Pachelbel: Signs from a Son, 08 Oct 2011

First Halloween, 15 Oct 2009

Does Grief End? Mom Holds On While Letting Go, 21 Aug 2009

Spiritual Struggles After a Child Dies, 25 Nov 2008