Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program - Grief Support

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Calgary Zone

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Foothills Medical Centre

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About the Service

For a description of what this service offers, as well as access and contact information, visit Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program - Grief Support

Health Information
Parent Support Resources

“After Your Loss” Guides for Families
These guides were developed by the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program with support from families, health professionals and our program partners in the province.

Mementos for Families After a Loss
Our Program supplies Calgary and area hospitals with mementos such as memory boxes, baby clothing, and blankets, to help families cherish and remember their baby over time.

Knowledge Resource Services
The Women’s Health Centre Knowledge Resource Service (library) has a collection of books and resources for families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

Caring Beyond
Monthly peer support groups for parents, for more information visit the website

Related Information 

Suggested Readings

  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold S. Kushner
  • Healing Together (Article 1990) - Bereavement Publications, Inc.
  • Miscarriage Myths (Article 1990) - Bereavement Publications, Inc.
  • Free to Grieve: Healing & encouragement for those who have experienced the physical, mental and emotional trauma of miscarriage and stillbirth: Maureen Rank
  • Our Stories of Miscarriage: Health with words: Editor: Rachel Faldet, Karen Fitten
  • Miscarriage -Women Sharing From the Heart: Marie Ellen, Shelly Marks
  • Empty Arms: Emotional Support Those Who Have Suffered Miscarriage or Stillbirth - Pamela W. Vredevelt
  • In Heavenly Arms: Grieving the Loss Healing the Wounds of Miscarriage - Shari L. Bridgman
  • Miscarriage: A Man's Book - Rick Wheat
  • Silent Grief: Miscarriage - Finding Your Way Through the Darkness - Clara Hinton
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