Additional Resources


SUPPORT

Baby Loss Directory provides a directory of blogs dealing with miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss. babylossdirectory.blogspot.com

Bereaved Parents, USA provides support for parents, grandparents and siblings who have lost a child, grandchild, or sibling of any age. Newsletters and resources are also available on their website. bereavedparentsusa.org

Brief Encounters provides newsletters and links to resources. briefencounters.org

Center for Loss & Life Transition offers general information about grief for the bereaved as well as some suggestions for friends and family members on how to support the bereaved. Books are available for purchase, but many of Dr. Wolfelt’s books can also be found in the Sharing Parents library. centerforloss.com

Center for Loss in Multiple Births (CLIMB) offers information about grief relating to loss of all or part of a multiple birth. There are additional resources for friends and family members as well as a list of online support groups for specific types of multiples losses. climb-support.org

Children’s Bereavement Art Group helps children cope with the death of a sibling. The group is run by Sutter Children’s Center in Sacramento. checksutterfirst.org/children/services/pedprgms/childbereave/

Compassionate Friends provides support for parents, grandparents and siblings who have lost a child, grandchild, or sibling of any age.  compassionatefriends.org

Ectopic Pregnancy is a resource compiling facts, stories, poetry and other items of interest to those who have experienced an ectopic pregnancy. ectopicpregnancy.org

Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope provides resources and personal stories of parents with pregnancy or infant loss. Parents are able to submit their personal story. facesofloss.com

First Candle offers information and resources for bereaved parents, and family members. Parent packets and resource information can be requested. firstcandle.org

Grieve Out Loud is an organization offering support to families through Facebook, pen pal program and individual support. grieveoutloud.org

Grieving Dads is a blog for grieving dads and offers personal stories. Dads are able to share their own story of loss. grievingdads.com  

A Heartbreaking Choice provides resources, support and hope to parents who have made the heartbreaking choice to end a much wanted pregnancy due to a poor prenatal diagnosis. aheartbreakingchoice.com

Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND) is a California non-profit agency run entirely by volunteers. Program volunteers help bereaved families by providing telephone support, hospital visitations and support group staffing.  Online resources include information on grief for parents, helpful information for friends and family members seeking to offer support, newsletters, and other resources. handonline.org

Hope After Loss offers an Online Journal for Pregnancy and Neonatal Loss. Constructed by a certified OB-Gyn, the site includes: monthly journal, references, resource area, poetry and visitor contribution area. hopeafterloss.org

M.I.S.S. Foundation (Mothers In Support and Sympathy) is dedicated to supporting grieving families. In addition to other resources, the site offers articles and online forums. missfoundation.org

National SIDS Resource Center (NSRC) provides a downloadable copy of The Death of a Child, The Grief of the Parents: A Lifetime Journey. ndhealth.gov/sids/Publications/TheGrief of the Parents ALifetimeJourney.pdf

Pregnancy Loss Directory provides information and resources for parents and family members. pregnancylossdirectory.com

SHARE offers online information for caregivers and parents whose child has died. Site includes a newsletter, blog, links, and resources. nationalshare.org

Sidelines offers support for women with complicated and “high risk” pregnancies. Online discussion groups are available.  sidelines.org

SIDS Resources offers links, resources, stories of interest, and quarterly newsletters (updates). sidsresources.org

SIDS Network offers support to those who have been touched by SIDS. The site has a series of frequently asked questions as well as an extensive table of contents. sids-network.org

Silent Grief offers articles and message boards for all who have suffered miscarriage and later child loss. silentgrief.com

Still Standing Magazine is an online magazine to support and offer hope and encouragement to those who have lost a baby. stillstandingmag.com

 

REMEMBRANCES AND KEEPSAKES

1st Frame offers personalized picture frames. 1stframe.com

A Loss Remembered offers bereavement cards acknowledging the anniversary of a child’s death. etsy.com/shop/lossremembered

A Place to Remember has bookstore and gift shop for memorial keepsakes. aplacetoremember.com

Angel Gown Project of CA  offers beautiful garments, free of charge, crafted locally from donated wedding dresses. angelgownprojectofca.com

The Comfort Company offers stepping stones, tear bottles, ornaments, memorial trees/rocks, reunion heart keepsakes and other mementos. thecomfortcompany.net/

Garden Angel Art Works offers stepping stones and memorial glass photo tiles. gardenangelart.com/MemorialSteppingStones.html

Grief Resources Catalog offers the general grief resources of several companies. There are cards as well as several books and booklets on specific grief topics. griefresourcescatalog.com

Lisa Leonard Designs offers hand stamped keepsake jewelry. lisaleonard.com

Meadow Hill offers keepsake jewelry with baby’s hand or footprint. meadowhillco.com

Molly Bears offers weighted teddy bears for families dealing with pregnancy and infant loss. mollybears.com

My Forever Child offers keepsakes and jewelry for remembrances and hope and healing. myforeverchild.com

Psyche Cremation Jewelry offers hand-blown glass memorials and cremation jewelry. psychecremationjewelry.com

Remembering Our Babies Memorial Keepsake Boutique offers awareness items and keepsakes. rememberingourbabies.net

The Seashore of Remembrance offers names in the sand and memorial artwork by Carly Marie. theseashoreofremembrance.blogspot.com.au

Wings Of Love Ceremonial Dove Release offers doves for memorials and remembrance events. wingsoflovelodi.com

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Baby Angel Pics provides free photo retouching for photos of babies gone too soon. babyangelpics.com

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS) offers free bereavement photography for those who lose a child at or near birth nowilaymedowntosleep.org

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

CA Department of Public Health: Information on obtaining certified copies of Fetal Death & Still Birth Records from the CA Department of Public Health.  cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/

Baby Products Mailing List (How to remove your name from a mailing list).  Send a letter to the address shown, in order to stop receiving baby-related mail after a baby’s death.

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