Resources for pregnancy loss, stillbirth and infant death:
- Unspoken Grief – A collection of stories from individuals and families who have been touched directly or indirectly by miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal loss.
- The Grief Spot – A personal blog about life with grief.
- Raising an “only child” who isn’t – one of many stories featured on the Pregnancy After Loss Support website
- Infant loss and men – featured on They Call Me Dad
- PAIL Network – Resources and peer-support services offered to families across Ontario
- Loss Mama: Learning to Live Again, One Breath at a Time
- Helping your family heal after stillbirth
- Modern Loss: Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome. – articles on miscarriage and stillbirth
- The Japanese Art of Grieving a Miscarriage
- Why we should share our stories – A TedEx talk
- Loving your baby… A gentle and practical guide to parenting through miscarriage, stillbirth and infant death
- The Love and Loss Project – A comfort and inspiration station for people who have lost a baby, pregnancy or child.
- One Year Since Losing Lachlan: Lessons in Grief
- Life After Miscarriage & Pregnancy Loss
- Embrace Counselling Services
- Lisa Aldworth Counselling and Therapy
- Kathryn Wagner at The Wellness Collaborative
- Christine McCormack at Attune Trauma and Regulation Centre
- Leah Neumann
- Guelph Women’s Health Associates – professional support, reading list and supportive social media
- hey, girl. by Alex Elle
Resources for Children
- How to Talk to Children about Miscarriage and Stillbirth – one of many articles on the What’s Your Grief website
- Book: Mommy Says I Have a Brother by Stephany Resendes, founder of Grayson’s Army
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
Every year on October 15th, pregnancy and infant loss is recognized around the world. Candles are lit at 7pm to create a wave of light, honouring the babies who have died and the parents who grieve.
- October 15 – Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day website has resources and information regarding this day and the history of it across Canada and the world
- International Wave of Light