Resources

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Groups

PAIL: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Network provides free group and individual peer-support services offered to families across Ontario.


Hope Mommies provides Hope Boxes in the USA, encouraging blogs, online 'Hope Groups' (support groups), and online community subgroups specific to infant loss, journey to conceiving after infant loss, and subsequent pregnancy and mothering after infant loss.


GriefShare holds weekly meetings for those who have lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend and provides help and support in facing the challenges of grief. Groups are run all across the country. Find a group near you.

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Books & Websites

Embrace by Liz Mannegren originates from her blogs about miscarriage, stillbirth and grief. Embrace is often included in Hope Boxes. Her book and blog information can be found here. A video interview on 100 Huntley St. where she shares her story of infant loss and grief and finding HOPE can be found here.

Still Standing Magazine shares stories from around the world of writers surviving the aftermath of loss and grief and includes information on how others can help. It is an online voice in breaking the silence on child loss – from conception to adulthood, and infertility.


One Year Book of Hope by Nancy Guthrie is a year-long daily devotional written especially for those who are hurting or grieving with the understanding of a grieving parent


Holding Onto Hope

by Nancy Guthrie follows the footsteps of history's most significant sufferer, Job, and examines how a person can experience significant pain and loss, struggle and question God and emerge from the experience knowing God in a more intimate and meaningful way.


I Will Carry You by Angie Smith tells the powerful story of a parent losing her child, interwoven with the biblical story of Lazarus to help those who mourn to still have hope—to find grace and peace in the sacred dance of grief and joy.


Grieve Like a Man by Jonathan Fann offers men a practical guide to navigating the path of grief in a culture where men are taught to be tough. The author also provides insight for wives, mothers, sisters, and friends into how men grieve differently than women and how they can come alongside the men in their lives who are hurting from a loss.

Choosing to See by Mary Beth Chapman is a powerfully honest story of grief, courage, faith, and hope stemming from the tragic loss of Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman's 5 year old daughter. The song Beauty Will Rise and the album of the same title were written by Steven Curtis Chapman in response to his daughter's death.

Discovering Hope by Anna Sklar chronicles the first ten years on a journey of healing after stillbirth.


Plan B: What Do You Do When God Doesn't Show Up the Way You Thought He Would by Pete Wilson reaches beyond the typical Christian response to offer frank understanding, honest encouragement, and real hope for your Plan B reality.


Mended: Pieces of a Life Made Whole by Angie Smith takes you on a journey to show how faith lived in the regular events of daily life is all that it takes to be a part of creating God’s picture of redemption in your life and those around you. Your life does make a difference—because of how He is magnified in the cracks.

Hope for Today, Promises for Tomorrow: Finding Light Beyond the Shadow of Miscarriage or Infant Loss by Teske Drake s a ten-week study that will encourage and challenge women to delve into a deeper understanding of God s Word. As women engage in biblical teaching, they will learn to embrace God s promises of love, goodness, purpose, comfort, peace, refinement, restoration, hope, and eternity.

You’ll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times by Max Lucado traces the story of Joseph as told in the book of Genesis and will help you remember look for hope, lean on loving community and take courage that God will restore even the most painful circumstances and use them for good.