Resources

Books

Find all these titles on Amazon sites – I haven’t read all of these yet, but they come highly recommended…

Grieving the Child I Never Knew – Kathe Winnenberg.  A wonderful devotional that helped me in my journey.

Forever Silent and Forever Changed:  The Loss of a Baby in Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Early Infancy.  A Mother’s Experience and Your Personal Journal – Kellie Davis

A Rose in Heaven – A Journey of Hope and Healing For Those Who Have Lost a Baby – Dawn Siegrest Waltman

Empty Arms:  Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death – Sherokee Ilse

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart:  Surviving the Death of Your Baby – Deborah Davis

Empty Arms:  Emotional Support for Those Who Have Suffered Miscarriage or Stillbirth – Pam Vredvelt

The Ache for a Child – Debra Bridwell.  Pregnancy loss and infertility.

Forever Our Angels – Hannah Stone.  Personal stories of miscarriage told by men and women.

Remembering Our Angels – Hannah Stone.  Personal stories of miscarriage told by men and women.

Life Touches Life:  A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing – Lorraine Ash

Tender Fingerprints – Brad Stetson.  A father’s story of his son’s stillbirth and his own struggle with grief and God.

A Guide For Fathers:  When  A Baby Dies – Tim Nelson

For Better or Worse:  For Couples Whose Child Has Died – Maribeth Wilder Doerr.  Helps couples understand the grief process after losing a child, how grief affects their marriage and how to nurture the marriage.  Focus is on loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Forgotten Tears:  A Grandmother’s Journey Through Grief – Nina Bennett

Safe in the Arms of God – Truth From Heaven About the Death of a Child – John McArthur

Heaven – Joni Erickson Tada

Grief Unseen:  Healing Pregnancy Loss Through the Arts – Laura Seftel

A Grief Observed – C.S. Lewis

The God of All Comfort – Hannah Whitall Smith

When Bad Things Happen to Good People – Harold S. Kushner

Where is God When it Hurts?  – Philip Yancey

When God Doesn’t Make Sense – Dr. James Dobson

Deeper Than Tears – Promises of Comfort and Hope – Countryman, 2001

How Big Is Your Umbrella?  – Sheila Wray Gregoire

Children’s Books

Mommy Please Don’t Cry – Lynda DeYmaz

We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead – Pat Schwiebert

Thumpy’s Story:  A Story of Love & Grief Shared by Thumpy the Bunny – Nancy Dodge

Heaven’s Brightest Star – Kara M. Glad

Get Sad When Someone Dies – Timothy Shinada-Izotov.  Written by a 6-year-old boy and illustrated by his mother

Help ME Say Goodbye:  Activities For Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies – Silverman

Lifetimes -Bryan Mellonie

Take a few minutes to search online for MANY resources in these areas:

  • Miscarriage
  • Stillbirth
  • Infant Loss
  • Women and Grief
  • Men and Grief
  • Grandparents and Grief
  • Family and Friends Support in Grief
  • Physical Effects of Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Infant Loss
  • Any Other Topics You Need to Address on Your Journey

Websites & Organizations

These are just a few, there are so many on the internet!

Under the Tree  http://underthetree.blogspot.com – Posts new questions every month concerning the loss of a baby, and the answers of the readers become a support network.  Other resources available here too.

Noah’s Place  http://noah.gentlewhisper.com – Helpful thoughts and ideas for you, your family and friends.

March of Dimes http://www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/572.asp – MANY helpful webpages about Pregnancy and Newborn Loss.

Perinatal Bereavement Services of Ontario (PBSO)  http://www.pbso.ca.  Support groups, newsletters and events.

Caleb Cares http://www.calebministries.org – Prayer, scripture, stories of other grieving parents, and treasure boxes full of keepsake items and resources.

Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death  http://www.mend.org – Online forums, newsletters, family memorial webpages, resources, links, keepsake items, and music.

Sufficient Grace Ministries  “Comforting others with the comfort we have received” http://www.sufficientgrace.net – Keepsake items, newsletters and a wonderful blog – http://sufficientgrace-kelly.blogspot.com.

SHARE – Pregnancy and Infant Loss, Inchttp://www.nationalshareoffice.com – Online forums, newsletter and information packages.

Center for Loss in Multiple Births (CLIMB), Inc. http://www.climb-support.org – Quarterly newsletter & other resources.

SIDS Families  http://www.sidsfamilies.com – Email support groups and many other resources.

The Compassionate Friends “Supporting family after a child dies”  http://www.compassionatefriends.org

 The Hope Monument “Sculptures of all sizes to remember our babies” http://www.hopemonument.com – Some have also created healing Gardens of Hope that feature a sculpture.

A Place to Remember  http://www.aplacetoremember.com – Online forums, support materials, resources, greeting cards and keepsake items (including a memory box).

Centering Corporation – Your Grief Resource Center  http://www.centering.org – Resources, magazine, cards, & journals.

Silent Grief  “A message of hope for the grieving heart”  http://www.silentgrief.com – articles, chat boards and resources.

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