We know that an important part of the grieving process is reaching out to others personally or through their reflections, reducing feelings of loneliness and shame around loss. We have collected these resources to provide both information and a small offer of comfort in coping with your emotions. Please reach out if you have any questions or if you have other resources which may be helpful to other women and couples coping with a similar situation.


Still Standing Magazine – online magazine for bereaved parents

Unspoken Grief – share/read stories, online community of individuals and families who have been touched directly or indirectly by miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal loss

Glow in the Woods – website with forums, articles, and resources related to pregnancy loss/stillbirth/infant loss

Healing Hearts  – A collection of websites and resources for perinatal loss, including a “What do I Say” section for friends and family

Share  – Pregnancy and Infant Loss resources and readings

Open Arms Bereavement  – Phone, email, and virtual support for perinatal loss

A Heartbreaking Choice – Website dedicated to supporting those who have ended a pregnancy for medical reasons


Empty Cradle, Broken Heart by Deborah L. Davis

Unsung Lullabies by Janet Jaffe

Empty Arms by Sherokee Ilse

A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies by Tim Nelson

Couple Communication After a Baby Dies by Sherokee Ilse

Ambiguous Loss by Pauline Boss

Our Heartbreaking Choices by Christie Brooks

A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal by Molly Minnick, Kathleen Delp, and Mary Ciotti

Unspeakable Losses by Kim Kluger-Bell

Journeys: Stories of Pregnancy After Loss by Amy Abbey

Pregnancy After Loss by Carol Cirulli Lanham