Resources for Pregnancy & Infant Loss

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We are so, so sorry you're here.

If you're reading this, chances are a baby you love has died. And we know from experience that there is absolutely nothing worse. We are so very sorry.

We want you to know that you are not alone. And as impossible as it seems, you will survive this. We didn't believe it, either. But we made it. You will too. And just like our babies, the baby you are missing will always be a part of your family.

And we'll be there for you, too, every step of the way.

The resources below were compiled by bereaved parents and families of stillborn babies from our team at PUSH. These are the things that brought us comfort in our time of greatest need. Everyone grieves differently, and that's okay. But we all deserve support. We hope you find what's right for you.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need anything at all. Hang in there.

 

--Lots of love from all of us at PUSH

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BOOKS

For Adults

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

WEBSITES

& Online Communities

PODCASTS
& FILMS

RESOURCES

For Finding Answers

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

FOLLOW

Social Media & Discussion Groups

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MEMORIAL ITEMS

SUPPORT

Therapists, Mentors & Support Groups

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PERSONAL BLOGS

Special Interests...

PREGNANCY AFTER LOSS

Father and Son

DADS & PARTNERS

BIPOC FAMILIES

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LGBTQ+ FAMILIES

TFMR FAMILIES

 
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For Adults

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir by Elizabeth McCracken

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis

It's OK That You're Not OK: Grief in a Culture That Doesn't Understand by Megan Devine

Unimaginable: Life After Baby Loss by Brooke Taylor

You Are the Mother of All Mothers: A Message of Hope for the Grieving Heart by Angela Miller

A Bereaved Father by Steve Younis

A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies by Tim Nelson

A Time to Decide, a Time to Heal

After the Loss of Your Baby: For Teen Mothers by Connie Nykiel

Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief by Joanne Cacciatore

Bowing to Light: A Mother’s Journey Through Grief by Rachael Maier

Breathe: A Memoir of Motherhood, Grief, and Family Conflict by Kelly Kittel

 
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For Children

I'm Still a Big Sister by Brittany & Eliza Day

Perfectly Imperfect Family by Amie Lands

These Precious Little People by Frankie Brunker

A Birthday Present for Daniel by Juliet Cassuto Rothman

A Rainbow Baby Story by Crystal A. Falk

Always My Twin by Valerie R. Samuels

Always Remember by Cece Meng

Happy Tears & Rainbow Babies by Natasha Carlow

Little Dream by Celeste Rankine

My Sibling Still by Megan Lacourrege

My Yellow Balloon by Tiffany Papageorge

No New Baby: For Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister Die Before Birth by Marilyn Gryte

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& Online Communities

#StillCounts Awareness Campaign

Faces of Loss

Glow in the Woods

October 15th Wave of Light

PUSH Guide to Pregnancy After Loss

PUSH Guide to Stillbirth Certificates & Tax Credits

Pregnancy After Loss Support

#LGBTBabyLoss

A Heartbreaking Choice

Bereaved Parents of the USA

CLIMB (Center for Loss in Multiple Births)

Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth

 
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& Films

Podcasts

Still My Son with Ana Vick

Smooth Stones with Amy Watson

Be Still Be Aware

Coming Back with Shelby Forsythia

Confessions of a Grieving Mother

Dad Still Standing

Lucky Anchor Project

Preparing for Pregnancy After Loss

Rainbow Baby with Taylor Bates

Sisters in Loss with Erica McAfee

Still A Part of Us

Stillbirth Matters

Films

Don't Talk About the Baby (2018)

Pieces of a Woman (2020)

Return to Zero (2014)

The Deafening Silence (2013)

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For Finding Answers
& Education

Dr. Harvey Kliman (Yale) Placenta Review

Dr. Harvey Kliman (Yale) Placenta Review - Steps

Measure the Placenta

Rainbow Clinics

Return to Zero: HOPE

Stillbirth Facts & Graphics

Count the Kicks (Healthy Birth Day)

Finding Your Way After Loss

MAMA Academy

March of Dimes: Dealing with Grief After the Death of Your Baby

Plain Talk Pregnancy

Seleni Institute

 
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Assistance for Funeral, Burial, Cremation, Etc.

Adalyn Rose Foundation

Angel Gowns

Angel Names Association

Kelly Ryan Foundation

Love, Jessica

Ohana Foundation Inc.

Rebecca's Reason

The Tears Foundation

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Social Media Accounts & Discussion Groups

An Unexpected Family Outing

Orangeafmama - Junie's Mom

PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy

Small Placenta Stillbirth Group

Still My Son

StillCounts Campaign

Stillbirth Mama Fighting for Light

Surviving Siblings

Umbilical Cord Accidents (UCA) Support and Education

Wood Nails & Cotton

Adrian's Elephant

Alishia Anderson

 
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Memorial Items, Art & Photography Services

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Heirloom Portraits & Photo Retouching

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Hollyday Designs

Breastmilk Jewelry

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Artful Ashes

Cremation Art Glass

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Close By Me

Cremation Jewelry

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A Beautiful Remembrance

Custom Memorial Artwork

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Wood Nails & Cotton

Custom Memorial Artwork

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A Bit of Whimsy

Custom Pencil Drawings

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Portraits by Dana

Custom Pencil Drawings

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Ultrasound Embroidery

Custom Ultrasound Embroidery

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StillCounts Memorial Wall

Free Online Memorial Page

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Emily McDowell Empathy Cards

Greeting Cards

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Forgotten Mothers Mother’s Day Cards

Greeting Cards

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Therapists, Support Groups & Peer Mentors

PSI: Perinatal Loss Provider Directory

Ready for a Rainbow PAL Affirmation Cards

Return to Zero: HOPE - Counselor List

Return to Zero: HOPE - Support Groups

Experience Camps for Grieving Children

Mount Sinai Perinatal and Pediatric Bereavement Support Group

Nechama Comfort

PSI: Loss & Grief in Pregnancy & Postpartum

Pockets of Light

Support Groups & Peer Companions

Supporting Surrogate Mothers and their Intended Parents through Infant Loss

TFMR Mamas

 
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& Personal Blogs

Alana by Samantha Durante Banerjee

An Unexpected Family Outing

Black Angel Mom

By the Brooke

Charlotte’s Purpose

Dear Luke

Diary of an Almost Father

Happy Sad Mama

Here Comes the Sun

Hurt by Homebirth

Just Ella Bella: Losing Logan

Less Than 1%: Surviving My Stillborn

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Pregnancy After Loss Resources

Count the Kicks

Apps

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Flutter Care

Apps

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Pregnancy After Loss App

Apps

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Different Baby, Different Story: Pregnancy After Loss by Joann O'Leary & Lynnda Parker

Books (For Adults)

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Pregnancy After Loss Support: Love Letters to PAL Moms by Emily Long & Lindsey Henke

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Pregnancy After a Loss: A Guide by Carol Cirulli Lanham

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Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage & Stillbirth by Ann Douglas

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Dr. Harvey Kliman (Yale) Placenta Review

Educational Resources

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& Non-Birthing Parent Resources

A Bereaved Father by Steve Younis

Books (For Adults)

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A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies by Tim Nelson

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From Father to Father: Letters from Loss Dad to Loss Dad by Emily R. Long

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Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back by Kelly Farley & David DiCola

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Strong and Tender: From Perinatal Loss, a Guide for Fathers by Pat Schwiebert

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Table For Five: A Father’s Story of Life, Love and Loss by Ted Yang

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