Where to Go to Network with Others
This is a list for parents that have lost infants due to neonatal death, SIDS, still-birth and unexplained causes. We are here to share feelings with others that have endured the same things. So hopefully we can have partners in grief and healing of the soul. No one needs to feal alone. All topics are welcome, this is a list that you can share emotions freely: may they be anger, hurt,or joy. Were here for each other, together we can weather the storm through support.
- Pregnancy After A Loss
This list was created for parents who have experienced a death of a child, and have other children as well.
Here, we can discuss, parenting styles after the death of a child, and anything else on your minds.We are here to support each other, and offer an ear, a shoulder.
A support group for women who have suffered a misscarrage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or neonatal and infant death.
An all volunteer organization dedicated to helping grandparents through the
trauma, stress and grief after the loss of a grandchild.
- Bereaved Parents of the USA
A nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their
families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child.
Any bereaved parent, sibling or grandparent is eligible to become a member of
BP/USA. Members are free to attend monthly meetings of their chapter, or any
other chapter, as often and as long as necessary to meet their needs.
- Center for Loss in Multiple Births
By and for parents throughout the United States, Canada and beyond who have experienced the death of one or more, both or all their children during a twin, triplet or higher multiple pregnancy, at birth, or in infancy or childhood.
- The Compassionate Friends
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child and to provide information to help others be supportive.
- Growth House, Inc.
Has specialized resources for bereaved families, helping children grieve, pregnancy loss and infant death, and suicide.
For families who have experienced loss of pregnancy, newborn, or infant child.
- Isaiah's Promise
Support for Parents Continuing Their Pregnancy After a Poor or Fatal Diagnosis
- MEND - Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death
The purpose of MEND is to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or
early infant death.
- The M.I.S.S. Foundation - Mothers in
Sympathy and Support
For families experiencing the death of a
child. The MISS website includes a Cherish Corner with articles and
poetry. The Family Section contains current and back issues of our award-winning
newsletter, MISSing Angels, as well as our online support groups, a place to
find face-to-face support or information on beginning your own MISS Foundation
Support Chapter, and even a downloadable funeral planner. In our professionals
section, there is information on our workshops and speakers available to present
in your facility about many topics relating to child death.
- Missing GRACE
An organization that serves to help families on their journey through pregnancy
and infant loss, infertility and adoption. We provide support and resources to
aid individuals as they Grieve, Restore, Arise, Commemorate and Educate.
Further, we commit to make available educational opportunities that will help
bring about awareness and prevention of stillbirth.
A support group for parents who experience miscarriage, stillbirth
or neonatal death.
- Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC)
SUDC is the sudden and unexpected death of a child over the age of twelve
months, which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation is
conducted. The SUDC Program was created in September 2001 as part of the CJ
Foundation for SIDS. It has been developed to provide a centralized resource for
information, support and advocacy. It serves families and professionals affected
by the tragedy of SUDC, and promotes awareness of SUDC in communities.
- Bereavement Magazine
A magazine of hope and healing, functions as a "support group in print."
Articles, stories and poems are written and submitted by the bereaved for the
bereaved and are professionally edited for publication. Ten professionals
eminent in the field of grief intervention also contribute in each issue.
Published six times a year, this 'friend who arrives in the mailbox' offers
comfort and compassion in the privacy of the home."