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.

Print copies of the Family Guides are available to AHS staff through DATAOnline. For more information view the how to order guide.

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.

Events & Memorial Services

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

Related Information

Suggested Readings

Women’s Health Centre has a collection of books and resources for families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

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