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Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Groups

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

support@parent-care.ca         www.parent-care.ca


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

780.451.5381

gpchair@grievingparents.ca        www.grievingparents.ca


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)

info@sids-edmonton.ab.ca                     www.sidscanada.org

 

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 – 

  • Baby loss support group: for families who have lost a baby during pregnancy or shortly after birth. Meets 1st Sunday of every month from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Call to register.
  • Pregnancy after a Loss Support Group: for families who are joyfully and anxiously pregnant again after losing a baby. Meets 2nd Sunday of every month from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.  Call to register.

                                           Families First Office

10302A 99ave                                          Fort Saskatchewan, AB

780.998.5595 EXT 225                                            780.964.7464

angelwhispers@shaw.ca                           www.angelwhispers.ca

 

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.

 #44, 48 Brentwood Blvd                           Sherwood Park, AB

Cheryl Roberts – 780.464.3217                       780.413.9801 EXT 309

www.heartsbabyloss.ca

 

Helpful Websites

Empty Cradle 

Iris Remembers 

S.P.A.L.S. 

Stork Net 

Baby Loss 

Alberta Health Services

 

Suggested Reading 

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 

 

 

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