The Top 15 Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Infant Loss Resources
1. The Miss Foundation: Counseling, advocacy, research and education for grieving families
2. SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support: Offers support groups and resources for families surviving a loss.
3. Still Birthday: The ultimate resource regarding pregnancy loss for both parents and birth professionals.
4. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep: Provides photography services for stillbirth and infant loss.
5. Faces of Loss: A place to share your story and connect with others who have survived loss.
6. Compassionate Friends: an organization that provides in person support groups for bereaved parents.
7. Still Standing Magazine: a resource for parents.
8. March of Dimes: The March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes provides information on stillbirth, as well as resources and fact sheets.
9. International Stillbirth Alliance – Lancet Series Launch: The Lancet’s Ending Preventable Stillbirths (EPS) series is a set of five papers written by a collaboration of 216 authors and advisors from over 40 countries representing over 100 organizations. This series lays out the status of stillbirths today and what must happen to end preventable stillbirths by 2030.
10. Bereaved Parents of the USA/ www.bereavedparentsusa.org: (BP/USA) is a national non-profit self-help group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved, be they bereaved parents grandparents or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings.
11. Remembering Our Babies/ www.october15.com: Online support site and keepsake store
12. Return to Zero/ www.returntozerothemovie.com: This is a movie about stillbirth and a site with resources, retreat info, and statistics.
13. Grieve Out Loud/ www.grieveoutloud.org: Grieve Out Loud was started in January 2010 by a group of parents who understand the pain of losing a baby and are passionate about helping others in their own grieving process. An online community and an opportunity to find a “pen-pal.”
14. Grieving Dads Project/ www.grievingdads.com: This project is designed to reach out to all bereaved dads and to provide a conduit to share their stories. The goals are to bring awareness to the impacts that child loss has on fathers and to let society know that it’s okay for a father to grieve the loss of a child. A father shouldn’t have to hide his pain or feel ashamed to show his emotions.
15. Carly Marie, Project Heal/ www.Carlymarieprojectheal.com: The woman who runs this site creates beautiful artwork, provides resources, and has really created a community for bereaved people.