Resources for Pregnancy and Infant Loss

October 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Families who experience the loss of a child need special resources and support. Following is a list of resources for parents who are expecting or have experienced a loss.

 

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS)

NILMDTS is a non-profit remembrance photography organization that provides free-of-charge photography services local to your area. Photographers in their network are specially trained to assist and support grieving families through photography of their child.

Solace for Mothers

Solace for Mothers is an organization that focuses on providing support, in the way of online communities and resources, for women who have experienced traumatic childbirth.

Still BirthdayStill Birthday is a site that provides informational resources on miscarriage and loss, support stories from other parents, and a directory for finding a Still Birthday Doula who can assist and support you in or after the birth of your child.

MISS Foundation

The MISS Foundation provides resources, including counseling, advocacy, research, education, and support, for grieving parents who have lost a baby or child of any age.

October 15th

October 15th is the official site that commemorates the national day of remembrance. The site provides education and resources for families, as well as local fundraising events.

Facts about Miscarriage

This site is dedicated to providing comprehensive information about miscarriage, including information on emotional healing and physical recovery.

Grieving Dads

Grieving Dads is a project designed to reach out to and support dads who have experienced loss through sharing stories.

Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support

National Share's site provides support, information, and education for parents who have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or loss in the first few moments of life.

 

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