Resources and Support

Books (Co-Founder & President, Heather Kimble, has read):

 – I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery, by Ellen DuBois
 – Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, Revised Edition: Surviving the Death of Your Baby, by Deborah Davis
 – Grieving the Child I Never Knew, by Kathe Wunnenburg
 – A Gift of Time, by Amy Kuebelbeck and Deborah Davis
 – I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy, by Angie Smith (carrying to term)
 – Heaven is for Real, by Todd Burpo
 – Empty Arms, by Pam Vredevelt
 – A Rose in Heaven, by Dawn Siegrist Waltman
 – Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Families, by Alan D. Wolfelt & Raelynn Maloney
 – Still: A Collection of Honest Artwork and Writings from the Heart of a Grieving Mother, by Stephanie Paige Cole
– Safe in the Arms of God: Truth from Heaven About the Death of a Child, by John MacArthur                              

Books (other baby loss moms have read):

– Sunshine After the Storm: A Survival Guide for the Grieving Mothers, by Alexa H. Bigwarfe
– An Exact Replica of a Figment of my Imagination, by Elizabeth McCracken
– Unexpected Goodbye: When Your Baby Dies, by Angela Rodman
– When Bad Things Happen to Good People, by Harold S. Kushner
– A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss, by Jerry L. Sittser
– The One Year of Hope, by Nancy Guthrie
– Comfort, by Ann Hood
Gone but Not Lost: Grieving the Death of a Child, by David W. Wiersbe
The Shack, by William P. Young
Life Touches Life: a Mother’s story of stillbirth, by Lorraine Ash
Choosing to SEE, by Mary Beth Chapman
– Holding onto Hope, by Nancy Guthrie
A Silent Sorrow Pregnancy Loss: Guidance and Support for you and Your Family, by Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Mofffitt
– And Then You Were Gone: Restoring the Broken Heart after Pregnancy Loss, by Becky Avella
– Tender Fingerprints, by Brad Stetson
– A Tear from My Heart, by Elva Shirk (tubal pregnancy – Available through direct mail (payment of $11 USD): Elva Shirk, 5954 St. Rte. 14-A, Dundee, NY 14837
– A Symphony in the Dark: Hearing God’s Voice in Seasons of Grief, by Barbara Rainey and Rebecca Rainey Mutz
– Songs I Would Have Sung, Letters I Would Have Written, Dreams I Now Have Realized: A Memoir of Pregnancy Loss, Adoption, and Birth, by Jayne Easley
– Remembering Our Angels: Personal Stories of Healing from a Pregnancy Loss, by Hannah Stone
– A Place of Peace, by Jennifer Hander (loss of infant twin daughter)
– Our Baby, Our Love, Our Loss, by Kathi Evans
– Mourning Sarah: A Case for Testing Group B Strep, by Theresa Huttllinger Vigour
– Misty: Our Momentary Child, by Carole Gift Page
– Losing You Too Soon, by Bernadette Keaggy
– Losing Emily: A Journey Through Stillbirth to Finding Peace and Embracing New Hope, by Tammy Anderson
– Journeys: Stories of Pregnancy After Loss, by Amy L. Abbey
– I’ll Hold You In Heaven, by Jack Hayford
– I’ll Hold You in Heaven Remembrance Book, by Debbie Heydrick (Companion book to I’ll Hold You in Heaven by Jack Hayford)
– I Can’t Find A Heartbeat, by Melissa Sexson Hanson
– Holding On To Hope: A Pathway Through Suffering To The Heart Of God, by Nancy Guthrie
– Holding On To Faith: Hope After Miscarriage And Loss, by Audrey McDonald Carney
– Giant Hero, by Tracy Ahrens (carrying to term)
– The Fragile Heart, by Shelly Rainey
– Forever Our Angels, by Hannah Stone
– For This Child I Prayed: A Journey of Hope and Healing, by Clair Chandler Rivera
– For The Love of Angela, by Nancy Mayer-Whittington (carrying to term)
– Disappointment with God, by Philip Yancey
– From Crisis To Purpose: A Mother’s Memoir, by Tonya Dorsey
– Angel Baby Journal, by Carey Knifong

Books (Specifically for dads):

– A Guide for Fathers When a Baby Dies, by Tim Nelson
– Strong and Tender: A Guide for the Father Whose Baby has Died, by Pat Schwiebert
– Fathers Feel Too: a Book for Men by Men on Coping with the Death of a Baby, by Andrew Don

Books (Specifically for Siblings):

 – We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead, by Pat Schwiebert
 – Something Happened: A book for children and parents who have experienced pregnancy loss. by Cathy Blanford
– Someone Came Before You, by Pat Schwiebert
– No New Baby, by Marilyn Gryte
– Always My Twin, by Valerie R. Samuels
– Where is Chloe? by Donna A. Wilkins
– I’m Still A Sister, by Brooke Lara Caputo
– Heaven’s Brightest Star, by Kara Glad
– Get Sad When Somebody Dies, by Timony Shinada-Izotov
– Finlay’s Garden, by Hunter Ballas
– Angel Chase and His Mommy’s Sign, by Colleen Connelly

Books (Specifically for Couples):

– Couple Communication After a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives, by Sherokee IIse
– Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple, by Nathalie Himmelrich

Books (Specifically for Grandparents):

– A Grandparents Sorrow, by Pat Schwiebert
– For Bereaved Grandparents, by Margaret H. Gerner
– Forgotten Tears: A Grandmother’s Journey Through Grief, by Nina Bennett

Resources and Support: (articles and stories) (free website service to share your story)  (organ and tissue donation) (provides care packages for parents of baby loss) (babies in the nicu and baby loss) (free events and programs) (infertility and baby loss) (Christian centered support) (products for physical healing) (support for couples) (share your story) (share your story) (babies in the nicu and baby loss) (Christian centered support)

Resources Available in English & Spanish:

Memory/Comfort Boxes

Localized Resources/Support: (New York, NY) (Twin Cities and surrounding areas in Minnesota)  (Tampa, FL) (SIDS in Missouri and surrounding counties) (Connecticut) (Northern Ireland/UK) (Denver Colorado) (Orange County) (Chester County, PA and surrounding areas) (Chester County, PA and surrounding areas)

Photography/Retouching: (photography and photo retouch services) (photo retouch artists)  (Australia and New Zealand) (Kansas City)

Carrying After Fatal Diagnosis: (Northern Illinois’ perinatal hospice and bereavement center) (information on various diagnosis’)

Financial Assistance: (financial assistance for those wanting a 3D ultrasound)

Recognition of Life: (have your baby’s name listed in their Book of Life) (lists the states that have birth certificates resulting in stillbirth) (remembrance services)

Resources Specifically for Fathers:

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Research:

Direct Parent to Parent Support: (pen-pal program) (loss of one or more multiples) (nicu, special needs, and baby loss)

Journeys of Grieving Moms: (Stillbirth & Pregnancy After Loss) (Stillbirth) (Fatal Diagnosis & Early Infant Death) (Stillbirth and Abortion) (Miscarriage, TTC, & Adoption) (Miscarriage & Pregnancy After Loss) (Stillbirth and Infant Loss) (Stillbirth and Pregnancy After Loss) (a directory of personal baby loss blogs)

Specific Situations:

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation
SOFT-Trisomy 18, 13 and Other Related Chromosomal Disorders
Preeclampsia Foundation
Resolve-The National Infertility Association
National Down Syndrome Society
Cherubs-Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Turner Syndrome
Group B Strep
Poor Prenatal Diagnosis

Suicide Support:

Private Facebook Support Groups:

October 15th, WORLDWIDE site of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day-
October 15th, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

Babies Born Still (20 weeks gestation and after)-

Carrying After Fatal Diagnosis-
All that Love Can Do

Mothers with NO Living Children-
Still Mothers

Fathers with NO Living Children-
Still Fathers

Grandparents with NO Living Grandchildren-
Still Grandparents

Parents with Living Children but NO Children After Loss-
Grieving Your Youngest

Baby Loss Fathers-

Grandparents Who Lost a Grandchild or Whose Grandchild is being Carried After a Fatal Diagnosis-

Those Who Lost Their Baby to a Fatal Diagnosis and are Pregnant with or Have a Rainbow Baby-

Mothers with NO Living Children Dealing with Infertility-

Mothers with NO Living Children Trying to Conceive-

Mothers with NO Living Children Who are Seeking Adoption, in the Process of Adoption, or Raising Adopted Children-

Families who have Experienced Baby Loss through Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Infant Death, or the Death of a Child-
Walking with You Bereavement Support

Families and Friends that have Experienced Stillbirth (20 weeks gestation and after)-
Stillbirth Babies Forever in Our Hearts

Families that have Experienced Child Loss-
Born with Wings

Families that have Experienced Pregnancy or Infant Loss-
Grieve Out Loud