Resources

Support Groups

1. Parents Grieving the Death of an Infant - Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region 

"This group is for parents who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, as an infant or a child up to and including the age of two." 

519-603-0196

2. Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network Sunnybrook Hospital - Circles of Support 

"PAIL Network offers group support in communities all across Ontario. We recognize how important it is for families to feel a connection to others who have experienced a similar loss, and to talk about their loss in a safe space."

1-888-303-7245

3. Mind/Body Infertility Support Group

 

Dr. Anne McHugh, Registered Psychologist 

519-725-9456 ext 403

4. Amma Fertility Support Group - Amma Yoga 

"Through these monthly sessions, we will create a strong support system for women who are dealing with and learning about fertility. Discover community connections and resources to help support your physical and mental health. Women at any stage of their journey are welcome."

www.ammayoga.ca/fertilitysupport

519.588.8432 

 

Book List

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby 

by Deborah L. Davis PhD 

It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand

by Megan Devine and Mark Nepo

What Now?: An Honest Guide to Miscarriage, Baby Loss, Parenting, Mental Health and Rebuilding Your Identity 

by Clara Wilcox

Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss

by Ann Douglas and John R. Sussman, M.D.

About What Was Lost: 20 Writers on Miscarriage, Healing, and Hope

Jessica Berger Gross Ed. 

Coming to Term: Uncovering the Truth About Miscarriage

by Jon Cohen

Knocked Up, Knocked Down: Postcards of Miscarriage and Misadventure From the Brink of Parenthood

by Monica Murphy Lemoine

News & Research

The objective of the study was to explore the experiences of those who have experienced miscarriage, focusing on men’s and women’s accounts of miscarriage.

BMJ Open 2017

In the 21st century the topic of miscarriage is evolving from whispers to conversations.

October 09, 2016

MPP Mike Colle introduced act to support parents after watching the pain his daughter went through after three miscarriages.

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Waterloo Region Fertility Clinics

KARMA Fertility - www.karmaobgyn.com

Waterloo Region Fertility Naturopaths 

Dr. Jessica Gurske  

The Coach House Therapeutic Centre

150 King St. S Unit G Waterloo ON 

www.drjessica.ca 

Physiotherapy, Naturopathic Medecine, Yoga, and Doula Services for Women.  Offering a variety health and community support services for women following pregnancy and infant loss.