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Angel Names Association (ANA) is a non-profit, charitable organization based out of New York that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and families who’ve experienced stillbirth. Their programs also support those who’ve experienced pregnancy loss or infant death.
Services offered, though are not limited to (must be a US resident):
This Alberta based program inspires hope and healing and offers compassion and understanding to families devastated by the loss of a baby.
Services offered, though are not limited to:
Bridget’s Cradles is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that donates cradles to hospitals in all fifty states across the United States. Based in Wichita, Kansas, it was created following the birth of Matt and Ashley Opliger’s stillborn daughter, Bridget Faith.
This organization designs, creates, and distributes knit and crocheted cradles to hospitals across the United States, which provide a comforting way for bereaved families to hold their stillborn babies following delivery. These beautiful handmade pieces allow the baby to be cuddled gently in a cradle and provide opportunity for photographs and memories to be captured in a comforting and dignified way.
Bridget’s Cradles also leads Christ-centred support groups, called Hope Gatherings,bothonline and in person at their headquarters in Kansas. Annually on October 15, Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day, they organize an event called Wave of Light for families grieving their baby in Heaven. Bridget’s Cradles also provides hope-filled resources and support on their website, including but not limited to:
CLIMB is a non-profit organization based in Anchorage, Alaska, that serves families in any country who have experienced the death of one or more of their twin or higher-order multiple-birth children. It is a group of parents who have experienced the loss of one or more multiples, from the time of conception through childhood, and aim to share their stories to support and educate others on the realities and impacts of losses in multiple birth.
This non-profit organization, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, supports individuals and families experiencing grief following the death of a child. This includes individuals who’ve experienced the death of a child during pregnancy or after, up to children the age of six.
Services offered include, though are not limited to:
This non-profit organization, based out of Minnesota, provides support and education to individuals and families from the time knowledge is gained about the death of the baby, through to the funeral service.
This organization was created following the loss of Molly Christine. Her mother, Bridget, aims to support other grieving families by making weighted bears that equal the weight of the baby lost. Order forms are available on a monthly basis, and requests can be made for the creation of your Molly Bear, worldwide. See website for pricing.
MEND is a Christian-based non-profit organization that is located in Texas. They offer support to those families who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant loss and empower individuals to create a legacy from their children’s lives.
This is a clearinghouse of information about perinatal hospice and palliative care for parents and caregivers, including health professionals.
This is a national non-profit organization based out of California. RTZ: HOPE aims to support the healing of families following PAIL while also creating a global impact by transforming the culture and stigma that currently exists around PAIL.
An independent Christian ministry located in Northern Illinois, this perinatal hospice and bereavement center supports families who have experienced the death of a baby through ectopic pregnancy, SIDS, stillbirth, or miscarriage. In addition to these families, they also provide support to families who are facing a terminal diagnosis of their unborn or newborn child.
Navigating life after the death of a baby feels impossible, though I want you to know that you are not alone. Together we remember and as our grief continues with us in life, we honour them.
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To my fellow loss parents:
You are not alone. Together we carry the pain of baby loss and keep their memory alive.