Resources for grieving a baby or child

Grief after pregnancy and baby loss
– a resource map that we hope helps navigating the journey of grief a little easier

‘Men Grieve Too’ – stories of loss, grief, and remembrance by bereaved fathers
– produced in 2008, this edition is still as poignant and relevant today


Helpful links

Red Nose Grief and Loss
– bereavement support for anyone affected by the death of a baby or young child

– miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn death support

Stillbirth Foundation Australia
– a research, education and advocacy service

The Perinatal Loss Centre
– support and education for health practitioners, bereaved parents and their families

Memories of an Angel
– creating awareness for pregnancy and infant loss through distribution of keepsakes to bereaved families

The Pink Elephants Support Network
– miscarriage and early pregnancy loss support service

The Compassionate Friends Victoria
– an organisation that supports grieving parents, siblings and grandparents in the event of the death of a child – of any age or from any cause



The Glimmer Project
– interviews with experts on how to manage grief after pregnancy loss, stillbirth, TFMR or neonatal loss


Facebook support groups

Empty Arms Parents – Geelong


* For 24-hour support for those grieving the loss of a baby or child, call Red Nose Grief and Loss on 1300 308 307. Note that Kids Helpline (call 1800 55 1800) also offers 24-hour support for children and young adults aged 5-25.