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A Child of Promise: A Bible Study for Parents Facing a Poor or Fatal Prognosis for their Unborn Child

Author: Kim Endraske
This book is Kim sharing from her own pregnancy journey, and leading you through a study of applicable scriptures and journaling prompts, Kim walks with you through the days, weeks and months of your pregnancy.

A Memory Journal
Author: Marianne Richmond
A keepsake journal of loss and remembrance.

All That Is Seen and Unseen
Author: Elizabeth Petrucelli
This book takes you on a journey through the heart wrenching experience of losing a child in the first trimester.

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination
Author: Elizabeth McCracken
A memoir about the author’s infant loss.

Angel Marie
Author: Sam Oliver
This book shares a story of transformation, and is recommended for those who have experienced an infant loss.

Born to Fly: An Infant’s Journey to God
Author: Cindy Claussen
This book brings hope and comfort to those who believe they will someday join their babies in heaven.

Empty Arms: Coping With Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death. Surviving the First Hours and Beyond
Author: Sherokee Ilse
A unique and encouraging book that reaches out to all who have been touched by infant death or miscarriage. With compassion and sensitivity, the author, who has been there herself, offers practical suggestions and support for the decision-making at the time of the loss and in the days and months that follow.

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby
Author: Deborah L. Davis
The purpose of this book is to let bereaved parents know that they are not alone in their grief.
With factual information and the words and insights of other bereaved parents, you can establish realistic expectations for your grief.

Grieving the Child I Never Knew
Author: Kathe Wunnenberg
A devotional companion for comfort in the loss of your unborn or newly born child.

Healing A Parents Grieving Heart
Author: Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Common challenges, such as dealing with marital stress, helping surviving siblings, dealing with hurtful advice from others and exploring feelings of guilt, are addressed.

Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas
Author: Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
This book offers 100 practical ideas to help you practice self-compassion. Some of the ideas teach you the principles of grief and mourning.

I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery
Author: Ellen M. DuBois
I Never Held You validates the grief experienced after miscarriage and assures you that although your baby was never held, your baby was loved. Find miscarriage support in this touching, helpful book.

Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief – Step into the Light: Reconcile old losses and open the door to infinite joy and love
Author: Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
This compassionate guide will help you learn to identify and mourn your carried grief so you can go on to live the joyful, whole life you deserve.

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Miscarriage: A Shattered Dream
Authors: Sherokee Ilse and Linda Hammer Burns
Offers a sensitive, comprehensive, and insightful perspective on possible causes, medical terminology, choices and decisions, emotional aspects, coping suggestions, choices for the future, and resources for families experiencing a miscarriage.

Miscarriage: Women Sharing From the Heart
Authors: Marie Allen and Shelly Marks
A handbook by two bereaved mothers focuses on helping mothers to acknowledge and grieve the death of their unborn child.

Naming the Child: Hope-Filled Reflections on Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death
Author: Jenny Schroedel
For those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of a child within the first year, this gentle resource offers stories of hope and wisdom; practical advice and guidance; comfort; ways to honor and remember.

SIDS & Infant Death Survival Guide
Authors: Joani Nelson Horchler and Robin Rice
Information and comfort for grieving family and friends and professionals who seek to help them.

Still
Author: Stephanie Paige Cole
This book is a collection of the writings and artwork that Stephanie created in response to the loss of her daughter.

This Little While
Authors: Marv Johnson and Joy Johnson
Full of information beginning with hearing the bad news, recognizing the reality, things to do before you leave the hospital, naming your baby, grieving the loss, healing together, ends with sample birth/death announcements and other organizations.

Too Soon A Memory: a guide for parents suffering a miscarriage
Author: Booklet published by griefwatch
Written in the style of When Hello Means Goodbye, this sensitive booklet gives practical information for a couple facing grief following a miscarriage. This booklet will validate those who will be deeply affected by the loss, as well as those who will move quickly through their grief. Helpful medical information and grieving tips are included.

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart
Author: Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Covering the essential lessons that mourners have taught Dr. Wolfelt in his three decades of working with the bereaved, this book describes ten touchstones—or trail markers—that are essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual signs for mourners to look for on their journey through grief.

When Hello Means Goodbye
Authors: Paul Kirk and Pat Schwiebert
A guide for parents on their journey of grief. Provides guidance on: collecting keepsakes; ways to celebrate the birth and death of a baby; reasons for seeing, holding and naming your baby; emotions common to bereaved parents; information about autopsies; where to find help; and the unique situations of fathers, siblings, and grandparents.

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