For Edmonton & Surrounding Communities
Parent Care – Parents Helping Parents who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death. Registration not required. Meets 3rd Thursday of every month from 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre @ Misercordia Hospital
16930 – 87 Ave 780.989.5040
Grieving Parents Society of Edmonton – A support group for parents grieving the death of a child, regardless of age, circumstances. Provides support from parents who have experienced the death of a child to help other parents cope with their loss. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm.
Plumbers and Pipefitters Building
16212 -118 Ave 2nd floor boardroom
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) – Dedicated to the emotional support of those who are affected by SIDS. Call to register. Meets every 1st Tuesday of the month (Sept – June)
780.418.3004 780.487.SIDS (780.487.7437)
The Infertility Connection – Provides support to couples who are experiencing infertility. Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month (limited parking).
KWCA House 11135 – 84 Ave
Dr. Adrienne Wital 780.407.7844
Angel Whispers –
Families First Office
10302A 99ave Fort Saskatchewan, AB
780.998.5595 EXT 225 780.964.7464
H.E.A.R.T.S. (Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing) – A baby loss program for anyone touched by the loss of a baby during pregnancy or anytime after birth. Meets Monday evenings at the BriarPatch Family Life Education Centre in Sherwood Park at 7:00pm.
Cheryl Roberts – 780.464.3217 780.413.9801 EXT 309
Helpful WebsitesAlberta Health Services
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
The Grief Recovery Handbook by John James & Russell Friedman
Good Grief by Granger Westburg