Birth and bereavement services

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I am sorry that your pregnancy journey has led you to grieve the loss of your baby. Questions may be left unanswered, time may become an unbearable adversary, grief can feel very isolating but you are not alone. Reach out and find support, you may look to your family, friends, church community, support groups, bereavement doulas and health care professionals. Having a strong support system promotes good health and healing. I am a Still birthday Bereavement Doula, Stillbirthday trains doulas to assist you in birth in any trimester from early miscarriage to still births and everything that falls between.  I am here to assist you in this journey, your journey, tell me how I can help you through this difficult time. If you are a father of a miscarried or stillborn baby please click here. To learn more about the types of loss Stillbirthday and The Baby Crew supports, Click here.  


local resources

Share Atlanta meets around the Atlanta Area and supports families who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss.

Northside Hospital Perinatal Loss office is a support group through Northside Hospital, supporting families experiencing perinatal loss.

Rock Goodbye Angel is a support group offering weekly support meetings around Georgia, remembrance events and other activities for families facing pregnancy and early infant loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal and neonatal loss. 

Face 2 Face Metro Atlanta is a social group for women who have experienced any type of pregnancy or infant loss. Their goal is to get women face to face to support and provide an avenue that will foster lasting friendships. 

The Mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families dealing with the death of a child of ANY age, and to provide informations to help others be supportive. 

Photography

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep will provide a professional photographer free of charge to your family, to capture and document the moments after you've given birth to your baby.

individual grief counseling

Laura Ladefian, LPC, NCC, RPT is a Licensed Professional Counselor who practices through TRU Integrative Health & Wellness  and will provide individual grief counseling as well as provide a private grief support group. 404-823-5621

online resources

Bereaved Parents of the USA is a national non-profit group that offers supports bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren and siblings. 

Through the Stillbirthday website families and friends experiencing any kind of loss can find support, bereavement doulas, community of others dealing with similar circumstances, birth plans for birth in any trimester and so much more!

Unspoken Grief's Mission is to remove the stigma of perinatal grief by providing a community to share stories and increase awareness of the lasting effects of perinatal loss. They invite you to break your silence and share your story. 

You may find comfort in the fact that you are not alone, Faces of Loss wants to put a face on miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss. There is healing in sharing your loss with others who can relate and lean of one another for support. 

books to help you through your journey

I Never Help You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing and Recovery

A Guide for Fathers When A Baby Dies

I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy (Christian selection)

They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth