Hospital program helps staff deal with patient deaths

Thursday, December 5, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 7:34 p.m. CST, Saturday, December 7, 2013

COLUMBIA — On her birthday more than 30 years ago, Carol Nierling was working in labor and delivery, caring for a woman who'd had a healthy pregnancy. Shortly after being born, the woman's baby died unexpectedly.