Insert Line breaks before text in Google Apps Script

I need to insert some line breaks before certain text in a Google Document.

Tried this approach but get errors:

var body = DocumentApp.getActiveDocument().getBody();
var pattern = "WORD 1";
var found = body.findText(pattern);
var parent = found.getElement().getParent();
var index = body.getChildIndex(parent);
// or parent.getChildIndex(parent);
body.insertParagraph(index, "");

Any idea on how to do this?

Appreciate the help!

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