Infant Child Loss

Informational and Educational Resources for Anyone Who Has Lost an Infant Child
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Wednesday - 7PM EST/NYC Time -Open Free Virtual Peer-led Grief Support For Those Grieving the Loss of A Child Of Any Age - Open groups do not require mandatory weekly attendance - Participants join when they are up to it and they are welcome every week or whenever they are up to it. To register for the free group and the specific date you are interested in attending, please go to the zoom link below:

Online Resources for Parents, Families and Friends Grieving a Child:

GriefSteps Mobile App - - "GriefSteps for Parents, an innovative, research-backed grief app designed to provide accessible, community-based support to families following the loss of a loved one. Recognizing the critical need to reach bereaved parents, GriefSteps for Parents offers insights and activities backed by scientific research to help families better understand grief and build parents' confidence in effectively supporting their grieving children. The app includes a simple grief charting activity which helps parents manage their own grief and better communicate with their children." - American Childhood Cancer Association. Bereavement Resources - Offers support, understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved be they bereaved parents grandparents or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings - Children's Hospice International. Resources - Children's Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition. Resources and - The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family -A grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child. - Grandparents As Parents. Founded by a clinical social worker, whose own family was impacted by the death of her sister. Her sister left an 8 year old grandchild who immediately went to live with his grandparents. She recognized the need for support services targeting grandparents and other relatives who began to parent relative children because the parents were unable to do so. The primary reasons were due to parental drug/alcohol use, abuse, neglect, incarceration,death, mental illness and more. The impact of parenting again, required a total change in lifestyle. Most families needed help in recognizing what should be done and how to do it. - Providing support and services to parents and others who have lost a child - International Children's Palliative Care Network. Children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions have very specific and unique palliative care needs, often different to those of adults. The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) shares a vision that these total needs should be met to encompass physical, emotional, spiritual and developmental aspects of care. - National Organization for the Parents of Murdered Children. For the Families & Friends of those who have died by violence. POMC makes the difference through on-going emotional support, education, prevention, advocacy, and awareness - A Support Network for Parents of Children with Serious Illnesses - SPANISH LANGUAGE SITE. Red de Apoyo para Padres de Niños con Enfermedades Serias - A clearinghouse of information about perinatal hospice and palliative care. If you are here because of a prenatal diagnosis that indicates your baby likely will die before or after birth, we are so sorry. Perhaps you are considering continuing your pregnancy and embracing whatever time you may be able to have with your baby, even if that time is only before birth, while your baby is cradled safely inside of you. Please know that support is available (see the links on this site for perinatal hospice/palliative care programs and other resources) and that you are not alone. Parents who have traveled this path before you have found that it can be a beautiful, profoundly meaningful, and healing journey. (UK) - Supporting Families with A Seriously Ill Child. Rainbow Trust’s support is not time limited and does not end after a child dies. We know that families may need support for months or years, and their continuing contact with the Family Support Worker who knew their child, brother or sister is invaluable. - For families experiencing the death of a baby or child at any age and from any cause