Some sites provide medical information and some provide emotional support, resources, and memorials. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you discover websites that are no longer active or if you have suggestions for additions to our list. Please keep in mind that sites that are marked "medical information" may describe medical conditions, may contain medical terminology or phrases (such as referring to a miscarried baby as a "fetus," or using the term spontaneous abortion" for a miscarriage). None of this information is intended to replace information received from your physician. Sites are grouped by category but not listed in any particular order.
Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope is a place for us to come together and share our stories and our faces with others who may be looking for reassurance that they are not alone: www.facesofloss.com
First Candle: Dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. Our current priority is to eliminate Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) with programs of research, education and advocacy. Grief counselors available 24/7 (toll free) at 1 (800) 221-7437. www.firstcandle.org
The Ectopic Pregnancy Foundation: a website dedicated to ectopic pregnancy awareness and prevention. They have a fully staffed 24/7 helpline for women around the world experiencing ectopic pregnancy. www.ectopicpregnancy.co.uk/
griefHaven: The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to assisting parents who have lost a child from any cause, at any age. They also provide assistance to other family members, friends, professionals, and those who want to help but don't know how. They offer a free newsletter, a professional video entitled "Portraits of Hope," a chat room, memory gifts, etc. https://www.griefhaven.org/
Grief Watch: Resources for both bereaved parents and professional caregivers. This organization was created by Pat Schwiebert, an RN with extensive experience in perinatal bereavement. www.griefwatch.com
HAND (Helping After Neonatal Death): To help parents, their families, and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during or after birth www.handonline.org
Heartstrings Pregnancy & Infant Loss: Offers group support and one-to-one support for those with similar losses through its Connections program. Also offers subsequent pregnancy support. All programs are available free to anyone who has lost a baby from conception to one year of age. http://www.heartstringssupport.org
HopeXchange offers information, educational and uplifting articles, booklets, pamphlets, books, miscarriage FAQs, extensive list of links and resources, and free monthly newsletter www.hopexchange.com
Infertility, Pregnancy Loss, & Adoption Bulletin Boards and Forums on INCIID: You can submit questions to medical and other professionals in thefields of infertility, pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and adoption: www.inciid.org/forums/miscarriage/index.html
Kendall Keepsake Foundation was created in memory of Kendall Mackenzie Cribb. The mission of the foundation is helping families that are expecting the loss of an infant at birth create hand and foot print art specific to the families wants or needs. Keepsakes to keep with us and remind us that our babies are still with us once they're gone. http://www.kendallkeepsake.org/Home_Page.php
Missing GRACE Foundation: Resources and support for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility, or adoption and to advocate for comprehensive, patient-focused prenatal care for all women. Five core areas encompass the heart of the mission: Grieve, Restore, Arise, Commemorate and Educate. www.missinggrace.org
SANDS: Self-help support group comprised of parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth www.sandsvic.org
SHARE Atlanta: Local grief support groups, memorial services, workshops,and outreach for healing and advocacy; memory bricks and angel memorial garden located in Sandy Springs; phone support, website that contains over 400 pages and includes forums, written materials, and opportunities for sharing. http://www.shareatlanta.org/legacy/main.htm
SHARE (national office): Support, education, information, and resources for parents and professionals touched by perinatal loss. www.nationalshare.org
The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness: www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyloss
Creativity and Grief: http://www.recover-from-grief.com/creativity-grief.html The website teaches you how to: Draw out your emotions with pencil, pastels, and ink Discover the fluid and vivid world of painting Find 3D stress relief through sculpturing Craft a "grief mask," a direct window to your soul Build an altar or memory box to reconnect with your lost one Tribute Scrapbooking for family grief therapy Start your private "Grief Journal"
A Mourning Mom - A mother of four children, two that are living and two that died
Stillborn Babies - Written by a mom who had a stillborn baby at Northside and now lives in South Africa. Her blog shares her experience in the hopes to reach others who have experienced a similar loss, shares ways of coping, and offers a listening ear.
Tonya Talk - Pregnancy loss and pregnancy after loss