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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Resources

Support Groups, Education and Events

Remembrance of Life

A non-denominational memorial service for those who have experienced a pregnancy or newborn loss. Hosted by Methodist Women’s Hospital Spiritual Care Services each fall. Contact Spiritual Care Services at (402) 354-4016 for more details.

Compassionate Friends

Provides support to parents, grandparents and siblings over the age of 18 who have experienced the death of a child at any age. For more information, call them at (402) 571-4011 or (712) 326-4308. You can also request to join their private Facebook group: “Loss to Miscarriage or Stillbirth.”

Centering Corporation

Grief literature available for public purchase. For more information, contact them at (402) 553-1200 or (402) 553-0507.

Connected Forever

A Nebraska-based non-profit supporting local families that have experienced premature birth or infant loss by providing a variety of resources, education and emotional support.

Endless Journey

Located in Omaha, Endless Journey offers a full range of services for those in need of holistic end-of-life care.

Grief’s Journey

General grief support that’s not specific to perinatal loss for adults and children 3-18 years. For details about their events, visit their website or call (402) 502-2773 (English) or (402) 507-0190 (Spanish) for more information.

HEALing Embrace

An Omaha-based perinatal loss group that works to raise awareness and provide support to parents and families experiencing perinatal loss. Support services include perinatal hospice, funeral and medical expense assistance, grief counseling, postpartum care, weighted memory bears and care packages. For more information, call (402) 819-4002 or follow their Facebook page.

Nebraska SIDS Foundation

For families who are touched by the tragedy of sudden infant death. They are able to put you in touch with other families and care providers who have confronted grief and know what you are experiencing. For more information on monthly support groups, contact them via their website or call them at (402) 935-1911.

No Footprint Too Small

Birth and bereavement services such as birth and bereavement doulas, lactation consults, guidance on funeral arrangements, ongoing bereavement support, care packages, weighted memory bears, custom swaddles and translation services. For more information, contact them at (712) 574-0478.

Star Legacy Foundation – Nebraska Chapter

Grief support for parents, grandparents and families experiencing perinatal loss and pregnancy and parenting after a loss. They offer live and online support groups in addition to a peer companion network. For more information, call their certified grief counselors at (952) 715-7731, ext. 712.

Online Resources

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB), Inc.

For parents who have experienced the death of one or more, both or all of their twins or higher multiples at any time from conception through birth, infancy and childhood.

Good Grief

Provides unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults and families who are grieving a loss.

Grief Watch

Publisher and manufacturer of bereavement books and materials used by families and professionals around the country.

The HOPE Group

A peer support group for parents who have suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Light a Candle

Light a virtual candle in memory of a loved one.

March of Dimes

March of Dimes page specific to providing resources and helping you cope with perinatal loss.

The MISS Foundation

Supporting parents and families grieving the loss of a child.

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

A group of volunteer photographers who will provide portrait session after delivery at the hospital at no cost to you.

October15th.com

Official site of Pregnancy and Infant Remembrance Day.

Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Association (PLIDA)

Provides perinatal and neonatal bereavement care through education, advocacy and networking for health care providers and parent advocates.