Online Bereavement Resources

Pediatric resources

Alive Alone, Inc.
A nonprofit that is organized to benefit bereaved parents whose only child or all children are deceased by providing a self-help network and publications.

Bereaved Families of Ontario
A Canadian-based site, it provides support for people who have lost an immediate family member, including an infant. Monthly articles, newsletters and a resource guide are available.

Bereaved Parents of the USA
Bereaved Parents is a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families.

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB), Inc.
A newsletter, support and information for parents who have experienced the death of one or more of their multiple-birth children.

Centering and Grief Digest Magazine
A nonprofit organization providing supportive grief literature on all aspects of loss.

GriefNet
An online community designed for persons dealing with grief, death and major loss.

Lamenting Sons: Fathers and Grief
Although this site was created by a father whose son died by suicide, there is a lot of information for grieving fathers in general.

The Compassionate Friends
A national parent-to-parent support group. The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child and to provide information to help others be supportive.

SIDS, Pregnancy and Perinatal Resources

Babyloss
A site providing information, support and forums for women and their partners who have experienced the loss of a baby.

First Candle
First Candle is a national nonprofit committed to the elimination of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) and stillbirth through education, advocacy and research while providing compassionate support to bereaved families.

HAND: Helping After Neonatal Death
HAND is a nonprofit volunteer group founded in the early 1980s to provide support and information to bereaved parents, their families and friends following a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 

Hannah's Prayer Ministries
Hannah's Prayer Ministries desires to provide Christian-based support and encouragement to couples around the world who are struggling with the pain of fertility challenges, including infertility, pregnancy loss and early infant death.

Hygeia for Perinatal Loss
Hygeia for Perinatal Loss is an online community where you can share your thoughts and connect with others who have also gone through a failed pregnancy or loss of a child.

MISS Foundation
The mission of the MISS Foundation is to allow a safe haven for parents to share their grief after the death of a child. The MISS Foundation provides support to parents enduring the tragedy of stillbirth, neonatal death and infant death from any cause, including SIDS, congenital anomalies or trisomy 13. Grief education for parents and professionals is the main focus.

M.E.N.D.: Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death
M.E.N.D. is a Christian nonprofit corporation with a purpose to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death and offer a way to share experiences and information through meetings, a bi-monthly newsletter and a website.

SIDS Network
This site has information, education and support tools regarding SIDS.   

SPALS: Subsequent Pregnancy After a Loss Support
SPALS is a group of people who have experienced the loss of a child due to miscarriage, elective termination, stillbirth, neonatal death, sudden infant death or accidental death.  

SOFT: Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders
SOFT provides support to families with a child born with a trisomy chromosome disorder. This organization published a regular newsletter, provides information on the care their children may need and offers support when their child dies.