No two families or individuals grieve the same, each is unique. It is important that family members share their feelings and emotions with people they trust. Connecting with others who have experienced a similar loss can be a valuable resource for parents. Doctors and nurses can help families find support resources in their area. For more resources and information that may offer support, please visit the websites and articles below.
Return to Zero: HOPE is a national nonprofit organization providing services and support to parents who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss. Their mission is to improve mental health outcomes for bereaved parents through healing retreats, outreach and education for health providers, and peer support and community.Visit Website
Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. serves those whose lives are touched by the death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life. Share is a national organization with over 75 chapters in 29 states. Their services include phone support, face-to-face support group meetings, resource packets, private online communities, and memorial events.Visit Website
Parents of lost babies and potential of all kinds come here to share their stories and find compassion from others who have been through this mess—and see it reflected back, acknowledged and understood.Visit Website
Founded in 2012, Still Standing Magazine, LLC, shares stories from around the world of writers surviving the aftermath of loss and infertility—it includes information on how others can help. This is a website for all grieving parents. If you grieve the loss of your child, no matter the circumstances, you are welcome here.Visit Website
Star Legacy is a nonprofit organization with 20+ chapters across the United States, they promote research, host stillbirth summits, provide support materials, provide online video support to bereaved families, and host a nationwide telephone grief support line staffed by certified grief counselors.Visit Website
Since its inception, The TEARS Foundation has served tens of thousands of families in need with both financial and emotional support services. The vision for The TEARS Foundation is to meet a global need and provide its program across the world, by providing compassionate support to families who have lost a child with financial assistance to help lift the financial burden of paying for funeral services, and offering comprehensive, ongoing bereavement care for bereaved families.Visit Website
Few families are prepared when a baby dies prior to delivery. Here, parents who have navigated this difficult experience shared their insights.Visit Website