Additional Resources: Child Loss & Infertility

This week, we heard stories from women who have experienced trenches of motherhood—a story of child loss and a story of infertility. We hope these additional resources offer strength and encouragement to those who are also in these trenches. Please feel free to leave additional suggestions in the comments!


Books

Empty Arms, by Pam Vredevelt (Amazon, B&N)

A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies, by Tim Nelson (Amazon)

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, by Deborah L. Davis (Amazon, B&N)

I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy, by Angie Smith (Amazon, B&N)


Podcasts

Beat Infertility →

This podcast shares "real stories from real women," featuring interviews with those who are currently struggling with infertility—and from those who have found success in the midst of their struggles.


Websites

Facebook | Miscarriage, Stillborn, and Child Loss →

"One thing we've all got in common is losing a baby or child. We are the ones who really know how it hurts . . . [We are] here to help each other, to give others the advice and support we have learned throughout our long journey."

Facebook | Stillborn Angels →

This Facebook group aims to "help all families that have been through the pain of stillbirth" and to provide a community for those who are grieving and healing.

Facebook | May We All Heal →

May We All Heal was started by a group of women from the Grieving Parents Support Network in May 2015 and continues to offer "a creative healing journey for women and men."

Facebook | Infertility Support Group →

"This group is for all of us who have had a hard time conceiving, in all different stages of trying, to discuss any concerns you may have, or questions . . . You can share your disappointments and happiness, and we can share with you."

Infertility TTC Support Group →

This support group is "created for those who suffer from infertility or PCOS and who are trying to conceive. Obtain and share information with thousands of members . . . We are here to help make your journey as comfortable as possible."