Support Groups & Parent Organizations

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The following are support groups and organizations who specialize in helping families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or a baby at any time. If you know of other resources that should be added to this list, please contact Erika [at] Handtohold [dot] org

The Compassionate Friends

If you and your family have experienced the loss of a child, The Compassionate Friends can help you find the support, understanding and healing to work through the trauma. It’s important to understand the psychological, emotional and physical effects involved. They want you to know that the extremes that you’re dealing with are understandable and manageable, and there are steps you can take to begin working through the grief.

Still Standing – Embracing Life After Loss & Infertility

An online magazine and community. “In the face of loss and infertility the mission of Still Standing is to show the world that we are still standing. We are holding fast to resilience and hope. Our mission is to help you embrace life for everything that it is after experiencing the loss of a child or infertility.”

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life. The primary purpose is to provide support toward positive resolution of grief experienced at the time of, or following the death of a baby. This support encompasses emotional, physical, spiritual, and social healing, as well as sustaining the family unit. The secondary purpose of Share is to provide information, education, and resources on the needs and rights of bereaved parents and siblings. The objective is to aid those in the community, including family, friends, employers, members of the congregation, caregivers, and others in their supportive role.

Center for Loss in Multiple Births

Non-profit organization based in Anchorage, Alaska, serving families and others throughout the United States, Canada and beyond. Their mission is to provide parent-to-parent support for those who have experienced the death of one or more of our twins or higher multiple birth children at any time from conception through birth, infancy and early childhood.

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