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
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:
- 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, Inc. http://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.