Resources

Remembrance Jewelry & Keepsakes:
Mama Mia
Sue-Ella Signatures
My Forever Child
Lisa Leonard Designs
Nelle & Lizzy
Susan Lori Designs
Lilly Ellen Designs
The Vintage Pearl
La Belle Dame
Tribute Code (Jewelry, plaques and memorial items + free tribute memorial page with web address)
A Butterfly’s Touch (provides memory boxes to those who have experienced stillbirth or infant loss. Located in Oregon, but willing to ship to other states)
Molly Bears (an angel mother who makes bears the same weight as your child)
Lanee’s Legacy (memory boxes)
Hope’s Healing Hearts creates weighted hearts for families who have lost a child (facebook support & updates)

Visit Etsy for more customizable jewelry

Places to have your baby memorialized:
To Write Their Names in the Sand (a photo of your child’s name written on the beach in Australia)
Angel Wings Memorial Boutique (beautiful angel wings with your child’s name)
Portraits by Dana (an artist creates a sketch of your child)
Butterfly Footprints (have your child’s footprints turned into a butterfly image)
The Church of the Holy Innocents (have child’s name inscribed in their “book of life” and candle lit)
Tribute Code (create a free tribute memorial page with personalized web page address)

Places to connect/find support:
Grieve Out Loud
Glow in the Woods
Still Standing Digital Magazine
Wanted, Chosen, Planned (life after the loss of a child)
Baby Center’s Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss Support Group
MISS Foundation
The Compassionate Friends
Faith, Hope & Remembrance (FB group for women who’ve lost a child &  TTC/pregnant)
Missing GRACE Foundation
Good Grief Group
Band Back Together
Healing Hearts
Naomi’s Circle
NILMDTS Forum
Hand to Hold
Hygeia Foundation
New York Times article about Grief

Stopping Lactation After Loss
Kellymom
Glow in the Woods
I Won’t Fear Love: To The Woman, Who At 3 In the Morning Was Looking for Information on Stopping Lactation After Stillbirth
Lactation Supression (please note: this is from a Breastfeeding Basics website and features photos of live babies)

For the Dads:
GrievingDads.com Project
A Blog for Father’s: When a baby dies
Always A Dad (a subgroup of Naomi’s Circle)

Things to read:
Book: An Exact Replica of a Figment of my Imagination
Book: Miscarriage; What Every Woman Needs To Know
Book: Empty Cradle, Broken Heart
Book: Three Minus One
Book: Tuesday Mornings with the Dads
Book: When a Man Faces Grief
Book: A Gathering of Angles: Seeking Healing After an Infant’s Death
Book: Pregnancy Journeys After Loss
Book: Empty Arms
Book: They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth
Book: Sam and Finn (children’s book written about the loss of one twin) and digital version
Blog: Erica McNeal (By Erica McNeal, author of the e-book Good Grief!)
Blog: Tommy Mann (author of Asleep in Heaven’s Nursery)

Things to listen to:
Faces of Loss Ultimate Babyloss Playlist (A list of healing/therapeutic songs suggested by Faces members)

Things to watch:
Return to Zero

Other organizations making a difference:
Teamotions Tea started by a babyloss mom of twins, making teas for emotional and physical well-being
TEARS Foundation helps with financial expenses and final arrangements along with support
Ella’s Halo (a Minneapolis nonprofit dedicated to improving extended stays in Twin Cities NICUs)
Share (a national organization offering support and resources, including support groups, to those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss)
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (provides free, professional remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby)
Hiring for Hope (seeks to ease the shared emotional, psychological, and financial duress common during times of loss and crisis for job seekers, couples experiencing loss and or obstacles to building their families, and their friends and family members)
Star Legacy Foundation (dedicated to research and education to prevent stillbirth)
First Candle (dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life)
Mikayla’s Grace (a non-profit organization that supports families with babies in the NICU and families that have lost a baby, located in Wisconsin)
In His Name (dedicated to providing support to parents who have lost a child to SIDS/SUID/SUDC)
River’s Run and Ride Rally (started in memory of River Wheeler, who passes away at 6 days old to SIDS, support for Compassionate friends, Faith’s Lodge and River’s Uplift Program)
PILARI (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness and Research Institute)
Mason’s Cause (“Infant Loss Support: One Place. Endless Hope.”)
International Babylost Fathers Day
AgapeCare Cradle (A specialized nonprofit mortuary service for infants)
Babies Remembered & Wintergreen Press (A wonderful site by Sherokee Ilse, that is packed with tons of resources, booklets, videos, etc)
Brood Baby (A fiber and textile artist who is willing to make burial layettes for children) [Note: The link is to her Etsy shop and it does have pictures of infants]
The House I Keep (A website dedicated to filmmaker Jhene Erwin’s recent project, a short film about miscarriage.)
Pregnancy After Loss Support

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