Below is a listing of pregnancy and infant loss resources:
PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
This group is for families who have experienced the loss of an infant. You are welcome to attend no matter how long it has been since your loss. You may choose to talk or to just listen. The group is facilitated by a Registered Nurse and a Perinatal Care Coordinator. Each month will focus on a different topic.
Meetings are held on the last Monday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 PM at Frisbie’s Community Education and Conference Center.
To register, call: Lindsay Ginter at (603) 994-7449; Liza Hutton at (603) 994-7635; or Frisbie’s Women and Children’s department at (603) 335-8180.
SEACOAST PREGNANCY AND INFANT LOSS COUNCIL
A support group for families who have experienced a loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death. Meetings are held every week for a 6-week period. The groups are facilitated by persons trained in pregnancy and infant loss.
The SPILC is a collaboration of the seacoast hospitals, represented by Exeter Hospital, Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and York Hospital.
To register or for more information, contact Sarge Dillon at (603) 330-7941.
OTHER PREGNANCY AND INFANT LOSS RESOURCES
Center for Maternal & Infant Health: Perinatal Loss: Resources for Families
American Academy of Pediatrics: Bereavement Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: The Death of a Child
HAND (Helping After Neonatal Death): Online Resources and Suggested Reading
First Candle: Online Support Groups
First Candle: Surviving Stillbirth
Cribs for Kids: Healing Hearts Resource Book