Sisters in Loss, LLC Birth & Bereavement Doula Services

Grief & Bereavement Services Support Guide

Losing a child at any stage can be the most devastating experience in your life. You do not have to go through this journey alone. We at Grace's Love are here to guide you through this difficult and painful time. Listed below are a small sample of resources that are available to you and your loved ones. 

Preconception: fertility specialists, clinics, support groups

  • Gestation/Pregnancy: private or community childbirth educators, blessingway or baby shower resources, midwives, OBs

  • Birth: locations, professionals (photography, doulas, midwives, hospitals)

  • The Welcoming: lactation specialists, NICU information

  • The Farewell: chaplains, funeral homes

  • The Healing Journey: support groups, pages, resources, getting pregnant again

In-Person Support Groups



Hospice of the Western Reserve Grief and Loss Groups
800.707.8921
Offering grief and loss support groups and programs for children and adults who have experienced loss. An online pregnancy loss discussion group is also available. 

Online Support Groups and Resources

Sisters in Loss
www.SistersinLoss.com

Stillbirthday
www.stillbirthday.com

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

www.nationalshare.org

The Compassionate Friends
http://www.compassionatefriends.org/home.aspx

Lactation Support

Books


Couples


Couple Communication after a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives
Sherokee Ilse & Tim Nelson

The Bereaved Parent

They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth
Edited by Janet Atlas

When Hello Means Goodbye
Paul Kirk & Pat Schwiebert

For Mothers

A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life is Expected to Be Brief

Amy Kuebelbeck & Deborah Davis



For Fathers

A Bereaved Father
Steve Younis

Swallowed By a Snake
Thomas Golden

For Siblings

No New Baby: for Siblings Who Have a Brother or Sister Who Die Before Birth

Marilyn Gryte

Funeral and Memorial Service Support

Kennedy’s Angel Gowns

Healing Footprints Foundation

Liam Lives Foundation