RESOURCES

The following websites and organizations focus on providing healing to families grieving the loss of a baby. We hope you find support and encouragement here.

Bridget's Cradles

Partnerships

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Madison's Miracles

Bridget's Cradles donates our memory keepsakes to their organization to be used in their bereaved mother keepsake boxes.

Madison's Miracles is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support and resources to grieving parents who have experienced stillbirth, pregnancy, or infant loss.

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Rachel's Gift
Bridget's Cradles donates our cradles and memory keepsakes to their organization to share with their hospital affiliates.

Rachel's Gift is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing comfort during the loss of a baby. They equip medical professionals and provide bereavement education to hospitals. They offer partnering hospitals with special keepsake boxes. They also offer pregnancy and infant loss support groups, follow up care for bereaved families, and host community events.

Support

Hope Mommies

Hope Mommies is a 501(c)3 non-profit Christian organization who sole purpose is to come alongside moms and families who have experienced infant loss, bringing comfort, encouragement, companionship, and hope as they continue to walk this side of eternity without their beloved son or daughter.

Still Birthday

Still Birthday offers bereavement support as well as information for before, during, and after birth. The website has pictures of babies at various gestations, as well as information of different types of losses.

Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support

Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support is a community for anyone who experiences the tragic death of a baby. They serve parents, grandparents, siblings, and others in the family unit, as well as the professionals who care for grieving families. Share is a national organization with over 75 chapters in 29 states. Their services include bed-side companions, phone counseling, face-to-face support group meetings, resource packets, private online communities, memorial events, training for caregivers, and so much more. 

Still Standing Magazine

Still Standing Magazine offers support, encouragement, and resources for pregnancy loss and infertility. They have information on grieving and healing and offer recommended books, websites, keepsake ideas, and other places for support (e.g., Facebook pages, blogs, etc).

Still Mothers

Still Mothers offers online support and resources for families who have experienced the death of a baby(ies) and are living without a child to raise. They have information on promoting healing, peace, and self care and provide a space where mothers can connect, process their grief and find healing without the additional stress and heartache of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood after loss conversations.

Return to Zero: HOPE

Return to Zero is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to engage a global community of bereaved parents and their health providers to improve mental health outcomes, while also advancing pregnancy and infant loss awareness, education, and support.

Remembrance

laurelbox

laurelbox shop offers thoughtfully hand curated gift boxes designed for a woman in a season of difficulty. They have special boxes specifically for miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss as well as for women struggling with infertility. They offer subscription packages for those wanting to send gifts to a friend or family member on a continual basis - the subscription will send your friend an immediate care package, a package on the baby's birthday, as well as a special package for Mother's Day depending on the package you choose.

Held Your Whole Life

Held Your Whole Life provides free keepsake necklaces or keychains to bereaved families experiencing the loss of a baby in utero. Their mission is to acknowledge life and recognize babies born in silence. The keepsakes have your baby's beautiful name on it and are stamped with the phrase "Held Your Whole Life." They take requests at the beginning of each month. 

Molly Bears

Molly Bears is a non-profit organization that creates weighted teddy bears for families coping with infant loss. Their website also serves as an online community for support and resources. They accept request for bears at the beginning of each month.

Resources

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (NILMDTS) provides remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with the free gift of professional portraiture.

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Ashlie's Embrace

Ashlie's Embrace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides comfort to grieving parents after stillbirth or early infant loss by increasing awareness of CuddleCots™ and making them available to parents through medical facilities.

MISS Foundation

MISS Foundation is an international 501(c)3, volunteer based organization providing C.A.R.E. [counseling, advocacy, research, and education] services to families experiencing the death of a child.

Star Legacy Foundation

Star Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to stillbirth research and education. They are a community of parents, families, and friends of stillborn babies who are dedicated to reducing the number of families that endure such a needless tragedy. The Star Legacy Foundation mission is to increase awareness, support research, promote education, and encourage advocacy and family support regarding stillbirth.

Count the Kicks

Count the Kicks is a project of Healthy Birth Day, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the prevention of stillbirth and infant death. They educate expectant parents about the importance of tracking baby movements during the third trimester of pregnancy.

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More Resources

  • Grieving & Healing

    From her own experience after losing Bridget, Ashley shares practical ideas that she found helpful in her grieving and healing journey.

    Ideas include: writing letters to your baby, journaling, praying, crying, and talking about your baby. Ashley also recommends going to counseling, attending support groups, and connecting with other bereaved mothers. A list of ways to heal through helping others is also shared.

  • Memorial Ideas

    Are you looking for ways to memorialize your baby in Heaven as a way to remember them on a daily basis? 

    From her own experience after losing Bridget, Ashley shares practical ideas to honor your baby in your home and daily life. These ideas will fill your heart and home with the memory of your baby and the hope you have to see them again in Heaven. Not only will they serve as precious reminders of your baby's life, they will uplift your soul and aid in your healing journey.

  • Dates & Holidays

    Important dates such as your baby's due date, birthday, or Heaven day can be difficult milestones to face in your grieving journey. Feeling unprepared for what you'll do on these days or for the emotions that will surface can be anxiety-provoking in the days and weeks leading up to these monumental days.

    From her own experience after losing Bridget, Ashley shares how she and her family prepared for these difficult days and how they celebrate holidays in ways that bring peace and remembrance.

  • Find support

    Are you looking for pregnancy loss support groups and resources where you live? Here you will find support groups listed by city and state.

  • Quotes & Bible Verses

    A list of quotes and Bible verses to offer hope and healing for families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss. 

  • Recommended Books

    We recommend the following books which are focused on providing hope and

    healing after the loss of a baby.

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