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Support for Loss, Death

on February 25th, 2011 at 10:01:22 PM

If you have experienced a pregnancy loss or the death of an infant, or you're trying to help someone who is facing this experience, these nonprofit organizations might help.

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life.

The Compassionate Friends offers information as well as local chapters: "Whether your family has had a child die (at any age from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process."

First Candle - This organization helps those who have experienced the loss of a baby and it also works on research and prevention of stillbirth, sudden infant death syndrome and sudden unexplained infant death. It offers online support as well as a 24-hour grief hotline:1-800-221-7437

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