Websites, Organizations, Online Stores, Support...
1stBreath.org -- Provides education, advocacy, public awareness of stillbirth. Assistd families and medical professionals dealing with the death of a baby.
AngelNamesAssociation.org – Nonprofit organization that assists families of stillborn children with financial assistance for end-of-life expenses and counseling services, and funding for stillbirth research.
A PlacetoRemember.com – the best online bookstore on infant loss, offers support materials & resources for those who have been touched by a crisis in pregnancy or the death of a baby. Jewelry, gifts, ornaments, baby announcement cards, literature, music, etc.
BabiesRemembered.org -- website of Wintergreen Press (the Healing Hearts Shop) which offers self-help books for families and Sherokee Ilse & Associates which provides professional consulting to help hospitals and others offer the ‘Gold Standard’ of care. Support materials and people to help bereaved families and their care givers.
BeNotAfraid.net -- an online outreach to parents who have received a poor or difficult prenatal diagnosis. http://community.babycenter.com/groups/a15155/miscarriage_stillbirth_infant_loss_support
an online outreach to parents who have received a poor or difficult prenatal diagnosis.
Bereavement Services - Otherwise known as the Resolve Through Sharing people…They provide perinatal loss resources and training for caregivers
CenteringCorp.org – the best online bookstore on grief and bereavement – children, grandparents, pets, and so much more.
Caleb Ministries.org -- ministers to women and families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, early-infant death, or women who struggle with infertility or who are post-abortive.
FacesofLoss.org – Putting a face on miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal and other infant losses. Voices of Loss Pen-Pal Program links baby loss mothers, fathers, or grandparents together. Stories are shared, support is offered helping people feel less alone. Visitors can search for experiences like their own with an easy search tool.
Faith'sLodge.org -- A place where those coping with serious illness or the death of a child can find hope and strength for the future.
First Candle.org -- (800) 221-7437 (24/7 Helpline). Promotes research on causes and prevention, responds to parents, families, professionals, and the general public seeking information and support on stillbirth and SIDS.
GriefWatch.com – A great internet perinatal bereavement store with many resources, memorial products, advice, and links that can help with perinatal loss
GrievingDads.com – A forum for dads who have had a child die to connect and grow.
GrieveOutLoud.org -- Pregnancy and infant loss support, pen pal support and so much more.
HANDonline.org -- A resource network of parents, professionals, and supportive volunteers that offers a variety of services throughout Northern California and the Central Valley.
Hannah’s Prayer (Hannah.org) -- An organization with Christian emphasis, concentrating on infertility or the loss of a child any time from conception through infancy. Local support chapters, newsletter and pen pal connections.
HealingFromThe Start.com -- Promotes guidance for medical caregivers on how to help families when a baby dies. A must have for all caregivers who want reminders and additional ideas on how to help families.
HealingHeartsShop.com - An online shop that offers gifts, jewelry, beaded items, books, booklets, A-V, and packets for Loss Doulas International Certification candidates Created by Sherokee Ilse, accepting consignment artists.
HealingHeart.net -- Dedicated to providing grief support and services to parents who are suffering as the result of the death of their child or children.
Heaven'sGain.com -- Specializes in providing small baby caskets and burial products for families suffering the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or preemie death.
HiringforHope.org -- Seeks to ease the shared emotional, psychological, and financial duress common during times of loss and crisis for job seekers, couples experiencing loss and or obstacles to building their families, and their friends and family members. We aim to eliminate their feelings of hopelessness, isolation, and shame, and replace them with renewed hope, opportunity, and a sense of empowerment to control the outcome of their own destinies.
HonoredBabies.org -- A loss resource site.
HopeXchange.com -- Offers a wealth of information for those who have been impacted by the grief of pregnancy loss.
Infants Remembered in Silence -- Nonprofit organization that is dedicated to offering support, education and resources to parents, families, friends and professionals on the death of a child in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, etc) or from stillbirth, premature birth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), illness, accidents, and all other types of infant & early childhood death.
ISA.org -- International Stillbirth Alliance An international coalition of organizations founded by stillbirth parents, it promotes research, raises awareness, educates, and is a network of support for bereaved families.
ISPID.org -- International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death Leaders in the world in discovering evidence-based preventative measures for stillbirth and sudden infant death. Promotes educational workshops/training and holds biennial conferences.
LossDoulasInternational.com – Certifies Baby Loss Doulas and Postpartum Loss Doulas who act as companions/parent’s advocates to newly bereaved after the hearing the news that their baby has, or will, die and during the rest of the process of meeting and saying goodbye to their baby.
MEND.org (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death) – A Christian, non-profit organization that reaches out to families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.
MISSFoundation.org -- A nonprofit international organization which provides immediate and ongoing support to grieving families after the loss of a baby. Has support groups, projects, initiatives and so much more.
MissingGRACE.org -- Foundation's mission is to provide resources and support for families that have experienced: pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility or adoption and to advocate for comprehensive, patient-focused prenatal care for all women.
MyBableAngel.org - Transforming our societies response to pregnancy and infant loss – Offers Support (siblings, parents including ceremony/ritual guidance, grandparents, and community), outreach, free consultations, and more
NationalShare.org -- The mission of Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby though early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life. They offer FREE baby loss grief packets, a support website, chat room, grief information and many resources to newly bereaved families…as well as caregivers.
NowILayMeDowntoSleep.org -- Touch up photography offered in many communities during the hospital experience. Also offers online Bereaved Family Forum. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is honored to offer all families an online source for support and healing.
Online support group -- http://www.dailystrength.org/Stillbirth
PerinatalHospice.org -- For families who wish to continue their pregnancies with babies whose lives are expected to be brief.
PLIDA.org -- have professional standards for care of bereaved on their website, offers support to perinatal professionals and parent advocates
Sands.org.au/ -- (Australia) Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Neonatal Loss Support
UK-Sands.org -- (United Kingdom) The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death charity supports anyone affected by the death of a baby and promotes loss research.
Sands.org.nz – (New Zealand) Support, internet and group, literature, memory-making and more.
SIDSandKIDS.org – (Australia) Researches causes and provides support for bereaved families and community education to reduce incidence of SIDS and stillbirth. Offers bereavement support and counseling for families who have experienced stillbirth or the sudden and unexpected death of a child, whatever the cause, from 20 weeks gestation to 6 years of age.
StarLegacyFoundation.org -- Nonprofit that raises funds and awareness so that better technology, education, and research are available to families and health care providers. Funds raised by the Star Legacy Foundation support stillbirth research and education projects. Collaborates with other organizations extensively, and has many collective efforts recognize many precious stars who have left their own legacies.
Stillbirthday.com – A site that supports pregnancy and infant loss from all angles. "A pregnancy loss is still a birthday."
TheTearsFoundation.org -- Non-profit that assists bereaved parents with the financial expenses in making final arrangements for their precious baby who has died. Many of the founders and volunteers are bereaved parents who want to support newly bereaved parents in their time of devastating sorrow. Financial support for funeral expenses – working to create chapters in every state.
Trisomy18.org -- Offers decision-making help, support, research, awareness and education. Help for families, friends, and professionals. Funds research, works toward prevention, shares up-to-date information.
AngelLayettes.org ThreadsofLove.org MaryMadelineProject.org (wedding dresses sewn into christening/burial gowns) Hook in it forward donates crochet items to hospital NICUs.
Slow it Down/Birth Planning
Babies Remembered.org (video, literature, and Birth Planners –family scholarships available)
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep NILMDTS.org Missing Grace Foundation.org (pictures, hospital companioning)
Caskets, Cremains containers, and gifts
HeavensGain.com BayMemorialBabyCaskets.com AplacetoRemember.com
Elysian Jewels.com (Forever bracelets)
Griefwatch.com MyForever Child.com Jewelry for the Soul.com Glass Mementos.com
Music (for Memorial Services and beyond)
Griefsong.com (Paul Alexander) Musical Reflections.com (Tami Briggs, harpist) Music By Naomi.com (Naomi Arnold, pianist, composer, soloist)
Memory-making – Jewelry
ProjectSweetPea.org HeavenBorn.com (free sweet, small pillows for miscarriage) GriefWatch.com
Black and white bands to honor those who have passed on.
Mama Mia Hand Stamped Jewelry creates personalized, one of a kind jewelry that is customized to fit your needs. Most of the designs you see here can be created in various metals such as sterlilng silver, gold fill, and copper.
Remembering Our Babies Memorial Keepsake Boutique
Custom, personal creations from wood, paper, glass, ribbon and love. I like to think my shop encompasses the sacred connection between remembrance and hope through the support of those affected by pregnancy and infant loss.
Painted pebbles & beads, inspired by beauty, sadness, loss, hope and everything in-between.
Heaven's Nursery provides free online memorials to grieving parents
Have your baby's name inscribed in our "BOOK OF LIFE". Here, a candle is always lit in their memory.
Light a candle in memory of your Angel Baby
Angel Babies Graphics
Angel Babies In Heaven
Angels Gone Born Sleeping, But Still in Our Hearts
Babies Remembered / Healing Hearts Shop
Beautiful-graffics To Treasure
COPE (Connecting Our Paths Eternally)
The Dead Baby Club
Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope
Facets Of Life - What I Didn't Expect When I was Expecting
Gone too soon - support for Miscarriage, stillborns and neonatal deaths
Grieve Out Loud
Grieving Mothers Memorial Garden
Grief Recovery - My Child Has Wings
Hiring for Hope and Job Angels, a Hiring for Hope Program
Hope for the Broken Hearted
How to Survive Your Grief When Someone You Love has Died
I Am A Mother To An Angel
Kindness Project (tm) of the MISS Foundation
Loss Doulas International
Let's Stop Maternal Smoking
Little Patch of Heaven Graphics
Love Letters to Heaven
Minority Families of Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Miscarriage Blankets and more
Miscarriage, stillborn and child loss
October 15th, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group - (Closed Group)
Precious Sleeping Angels (Closed Group)
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) - Learning to Cope
Silent Grief - Child Loss Support
S.O.B.B.S. (Stories of Babies Born Still)
Special Angel Babies (Closed Group)
Star Bright Angels
Still at Birth
Stillbirth Research & Education - Star Legacy Foundation
Sweet Pea Project
The Prayer Registry
Treasures From Heaven
Writing Through your Grief