Resource Page

To have your child remembered (keepsakes, jewelry and more):

1st Frame – personalized picture frames
Angel Wings Memorial Boutique – receive a pair of angel wings with your child’s name and a photo posted on the site
Baby and Infant Loss Memories – personalized keepsakes
Baby Angel Pics – photo restoration for your baby’s pics
Beyond Words Designs – artwork, jewelry, magnets, journals and more celebrating mother and child.
Casting Keepsakes – belly casts, clay kits, 3D molds, shadowboxes, ink
Colour Drawn Portraits – portraits drawn from photographs in coloured pencil.
The Comfort Company – stepping stones, tear bottles, ornaments, memorial trees/rocks, reunion heart keepsakes
Earth Mama Angel Baby – gifts from the earth for your gift from heaven
Eden’s Wings – handmade bracelets for bereaved families
Engraved Euniques – engraved tiles and more
Everlasting Memories – cremation urns and cremation jewelry
Forever in My Heart – memorial pins and buttons
For Your Tears – handkerchief
Garden Angel Art Works – stepping stones, glass photo tiles
Hanami Prints – purchase memorial jewelry, candles, keepsake boxes, loss birth announcements, Christmas ornaments, or a charcoal portrait
The Heart Knows – hand-stamped creations in memory of those lost to abortion
Heavenly Angels In Need – memory boxes, caskets, burial garments, hats/booties
Heaven’s Gain – caskets for miscarriage/early stillbirth
Isis Keepsakes – flower petal jewelry
Jacqui’s Preemie Pride – bereavement/burial clothing
Jewelry Keepsakes – memorial jewelry to honor loved ones
Jules Jewelry – variety of jewelry
Just a Cloud Away – scrapbooking, remembrance kit, creating crafts/baskets
The Kindness Project – begin a chain of random acts of kindness in honor of your child
La Belle Dame – memorial, fertility, and pregnancy jewelry
Lisa Leonard Designs – handstamped jewelry
Little Angels – keepsakes, jewelry, stones, figurines, candles, books, tear bottles, and much more
A Loss Remembered – bereavement cards acknowledging the anniversary of a child’s death
Mama Mia – custom handstamped jewelry
Molly Bears – weighted teddy bears for families coping with infant loss
My Forever Child – remembrance, fertility, pregnancy, awareness, hand/footprint jewelry, suncatchers, candles, keychains, pins, custom designs
My Very Own Angel – t-shirt design
Pinwheels from Heaven – your child’s name written and attached to a pinwheel
A Place To Remember – books, cards, memory boxes, ornaments, jewelry, clothing, certificates, baby books
The Preemie Store – preemie, micro-preemie, and infant clothing
Psyche Cremation Jewelry – handblown glass memorials
Remembering Our Babies Memorial Keepsake Boutique – awareness items, jewelry, decals, books, keychains, suncatchers,
Things Remembered – personalized engraved keepsakes
The Vintage Pearl – custom hand-stamped jewelry
To Beautiful For Earth – hand lettered calligraphy / watercolor pencil memorials
To Write Their Names In The Sand – your child’s name written in the sand in Australia

Support for carrying to term:

My Very Own Angel – support and resources for family and friends on carrying to term, carrying to term comfort packs, I Have My Very Own Angel tshirts
Perinatal ComfortCare – support for families experiencing an adverse prenatal diagnosis
Perinatal Hospice – a list of perinatal hospices available in the US and internationally
Prenatal Partners for Life – support, information and encouragement for carrying to term, includes stories
Waiting With Love – resource for parents who choose to continue a pregnancy

Support following pregnancy interruption:

After Abortion – information, resources, and support after an abortion
A Heartbreaking Choice
- a safe haven of encouragement, validation, hope, and healing
Hope After Abortion
– hope and healing after an abortion, resources
PregnancyLoss.info – information, healing and hope resources

Support, information, awareness and research after loss:

Alive Alone – organization that publishes a bimonthly newsletter for bereaved parents now childless and networks parents with no surviving children
Babies Remembered – advocacy work, bereavement support and referrals, resources and guidance for bereaved families
Cailin’s Memories, Inc. – a commemorative service honoring all babies lives
Calypso’s Ocean – information, support and resources after one loses a child. Memorial pages for children who never came home from the NICU. Supplies and bereavement bags to OB wards and NICUs for parents who experience the loss of a child.
The Compassionate Friends – resources and support for grieving families
Cora’s Story – information and support for congenital heart defects
Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope – putting a face on miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss
Griefshare – seminars and support groups led by people who understand
Growing Through Affliction – encouragement, articles, scriptures to help in grieving
Hand to Hold – peer to peer bereavement support
Healing Hearts for Bereaved Parents – grief support and services to parents who are suffering the death of their child
Healing Hearts Baby Loss Comfort – support and resources, free e-cards
Heartstings Support – group and one-to-one support for those with similar losses, subsequent pregnancy support, support forum
Honoring Our Angels – resources, support, spotlights and other helpful links for bereaved parents.
I am the Mother to an Angel – bereaved support and keepsakes
International Babylost Mothers Day – site that recognizes mothers who have lost a child with a special day
Journey Through Grief – learn about grief and processing it
March of Dimes – information about handling grief and loss
M.E.N.D – mommies enduring neonatal death
MISS Foundation – immediate and ongoing support for grieving families
National Share Organization – support for parents and professionals dealing with pregnancy and infant loss
Our Hope Place – a meeting place for those who have experienced miscarriage or infant loss
PILARI – “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness and Research Institute” information, support and research for parents, their friends and family, doctors and midwives.
Project Sweet Peas – provides touches of comfort and hope to families who have babies in NICUs.
Remembering Our Babies (October 15th) – provides support, awareness, and education, special day to remember all babies lost
Rowan Tree Foundation – provides ongoing support and resources for families who are coping with the devastating loss of a much-loved child
SANDS – promotes awareness and provides support following the death of a child in Australia
Simple Sympathy – words of sympathy and ways to comfort the bereaved
Silent Grief – support for the loss of a child
Stepping Stones – a place for help and to share ideas for those who have lost a child
Still Standing Online Magazine – embracing life after loss and infertility
Sufficient Grace Ministries – support and materials for grieving families
Walk to Remember – bereavement care resources, support, seminars and annual walks
Whispered Support – practical and emotional support after loss
Xavier’s Ashes – memory box program, memorial items and resources for infant loss

Support forums and message boards:

After Abortion
A Heartbreaking Choice
Angel Baby
Baby Center – 2nd and 3rd trimester loss
Baby Center – ectopic pregnancy
Baby Center – miscarriage
Baby Center – miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss
Baby Center – molar pregnancy
Baby Center – perinatal and infant loss
Baby Center  – pregnancy after loss
Baby Center – termination for medical reasons
Forum for Grieving Dads
glow in the woods – all loss
glow in the woods – ttc, pregnancy, and birth after loss
LFCA
MISS Foundation
Now I Sleep
Silent Grief

Photography:

Heartfelt
– free photography in Australia to families suffering from stillbirth, infant loss, or premature birth or illness
Baby Angel Pics – free photo retouching for photos of deceased babies
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep – free bereavement photography for those who lose a child at or near birth
Touching Souls: Healing with Bereavement Photography – documentary bereavement photographs

Other sites:

A Still Heart – resources for families suffering with grief
Baby Loss Directory
– a list of blogs encompassing all types of losses
Ella’s Halo – an organization providing little bits of comfort at critical times for babies and families in NICUs
Fertility Friend – free website for charting along with chart galleries
Fetal Hope Foundation – provides support and information on many medical conditions
Mending Heart Bellies – bereavement doula services, childbirth education, prenatal yoga services
Mother Henna heART – art therapy and heART coaching
Poor Prenatal Diagnosis – information and support for parents receiving a poor prenatal diagnosis
Infant Obituaries – sample infant obituaries
Sidelines – international support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies and premature births
still life 365 – art by those affected by babyloss
Stirrup Queen’s Blogroll – a list of blogs about infertility and loss

Personal loss blogs:

Angel Steps – stories of her son Trey and her rainbow Lorelei
Carpenter Rebuilt – pregnancy loss charity reviews
The Cheramies – living child, neonatal loss, subsequent pregnancy
Dear Stevie
– loss of daughter stillborn at 26 weeks, rainbow baby boy
The Destiny Manifest – fullterm stillbirth of daughter
Finding Support – anonymous blog for bereaved parents
A Journal for Jovi – loss of daughter to SIDS
Life in the New Normal – premature birth due to IC
My Beautiful, Messy Life – life with two losses and two living children
My Life After Loss – loss of twins and son
Notes of Naya – loss of 7 week old daughter
Once a Mother – journey through infant loss, infertility and future parenthood
Pregnancy Journeys After Loss – 10 years after loss
Searching for Jack – neonatal loss
Slightly Cosmopolitan – secondary infertility and miscarriage with living child
Too Beautiful for Earth – recurrent pregnancy loss
Wanted, Chosen, Planned – lost son due to tumor growing around his heart
Whitney and Erick – recurrent pregnancy loss

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