MISCARRIAGE & INFANT LOSS

BOOKS

Holistic Healing After Miscarriage : co-authored by myself & Molly Dutton Kenny offering ideas for holistic healing modalities after a miscarriage

Empty Arms : offers guidance for decision making around procedures and memorials for pregnancy loss

Unspeakable Losses : storytelling and support for miscarriage, abortion, and other pregnancy losses

Empty Arms offers guidance for decision making around procedures and memorials for pregnancy loss

Mourning Sickness: Stories and Poems and Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss  lovely poetry on difficult subjects

To Linger On Hot Coals  creative poetic expression written by two mothers after full-term stillbirths

Birth, Breath, & Death by Amy Glenn

Ghost Belly

WEBSITES

Our Spirit Babies Ceremonies : open interfaith ceremonies for commemorating pregnancy loss of all kinds

How To Help A Friend Deal With A Miscarriage : article on supporting loved ones through miscarriage, what to do and what not to do

People Have Misconceptions About Miscarriage and That Can Hurt : NPR article about emotions on hiding pregnancy and miscarriage

The Amethyst Network : extensive stories on miscarriage, support networks, and healing

Full Spectrum Doula Network : list of full spectrum doula organizations across the United States

There Was Supposed To Be A Baby : online community, blog, and book (for sale) on miscarriage, mindfulness, and healing

Our Spirit Babies Ceremonies : open interfaith ceremonies for commemorating pregnancy loss of all kinds

The Institute for Birth, Breath, & Death

The Tears Foundation : financial assistance for funeral arrangements and remembrance ceremonies after stillbirth.

Companioning at a Time of Perinatal Loss: A Guide For Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Chaplains, and Other Bedside Caregivers (book) : for those support workers and loved ones helping someone through a loss

Still Birth Day : Incredible resource for stillbirthing families, with stories, links, doulas, etc. Often religious, not always pro-choice, and criticized for their cultural inaccuracy, but an invaluable collection of information nonetheless.