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Infant Loss-General

 

Glow in the Woods glowinthewoods.com/about/
Glow in the Woods is for parents of lost babies and potential of all kinds: come here to share the technicolour, the vividness, the despair, the heart-broken-open, the compassion we learn for others, having been through this mess — and see it reflected back at you, acknowledged, understood.

National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR) www.acog.org
The National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program is a collaborative effort between the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.

M.I.S.S. Foundation www.missfoundation.org
The MISS Foundation provides crisis support and long term aid to families after the death of a child from any cause. MISS also participates in legislative and advocacy issues, community engagement and volunteerism, and culturally competent, multidisciplinary, education opportunities.

SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc www.nationalshareoffice.com
The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life. All information packets, correspondence, and support are free of charge for bereaved parents.

StorkNet.Com Pregnancy/Infant Loss Cubby www.storknet.com
Cubby includes Q&A, article, links, support, reading list specific to infant loss.

A Heartbreaking Choice www.aheartbreakingchoice.com
This is a site for parents who have made the decision to end a much-wanted pregnancy due to severe or lethal birth defects.

Feelings of the Fathers www.thelaboroflove.com 
A site dedicated to fathers who are suffering the loss of their child. Includes links articles and links to other father-specific web pages. A good starting point for a father.

Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro Counseling and Education Center www.hospicegso.org
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro offers one-to-one support including short-term, individual grief counseling and pastoral counseling. The site provides an overview of counseling and education services available.

Kids Path www.kidspath.com
Kids Path is Hospice's children's program. This program provides home care for children with serious and life-limiting illnesses with more open admission standards than for adult patients. Kids Path also offers counseling and bereavement camps for children who have experienced the death of a loved one, including an anticipated sibling or siblings less than one year of age. Site provides overview of available programs.

Hospice and Palliative CareCenter (Winston-Salem) www.hospicecarecenter.org Hospice and Palliative Care Center offers one-to-one support including individual grief counseling and pastoral counseling at no charge for one year following the death of a loved one. The site provides an overview of counseling and education services available. 

Faces of Loss,Faces of Hope www.facesofloss.com Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope was founded in July of 2010, as a place for survivors of miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss to come together, share their stories and their faces, connect with others who have been through similar experiences, feel "normal," and know they are not alone. 

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Specialized Forums

 

Alliance of Grandparents, A Support in Tragedy (AGAST) www.agast.org
AGAST is an all volunteer organization dedicated to helping grandparents through the trauma, stress and grief after the loss of a grandchild.

Bereaved Single Mothers Forum forums.delphiforums.com
A safe place for single parents that have experienced the loss of a newborn or miscarriage. Focus is on issues surrounding grieving alone and not having a significant other, or relationships lost due to the stress involved with the loss of your baby.

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Medical-Specific

 

Angel Seashore Blog angelseashore.wordpress.com/about/
The Angel Seashore blog provides support for those facing medical termination due to poor prenatal diagnosis.

Ectopic Pregnancy Trust www.ectopic.org
The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust raises awareness of ectopic pregnancies amongst women of childbearing age, the medical profession and the general public. The Trust also provides support and information to couples who have suffered an ectopic pregnancy; supports research into the underlying causes, treatment and prevention; and improve the diagnosis and treatment of ectopics through the establishment of Best Practice Guidelines

FertilityPlus www.fertilityplus.org
FertilityPlus is a non-profit website for patient information on trying to conceive. The site includes a comprehensive resource list which provides newsgroups and Listservs for support, medical information websites, ectopic and molar pregnancy websites, recurrent miscarriage/pregnancy loss websites, support group web sites, emotional aspects of loss websites, online memorials, chat rooms and bulletin boards for support and a book list.

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