Pregnancy and Infant Loss


Beyond Choice- Twice a month support group for those who have had a termination due to prenatal diagnosis North Oakland (510) 845-4656

Grupo Amparo – Twice a month group, Spanish-speaking support group, for people dealing with pregnancy loss or neonatal death.  San Francisco (415) 764-0211

HAND (Helping After Neonatal Death)- San Ramon (current details at  -San Francisco (415) 282-7330

Pregnancy After Loss Support Group – Monthly drop-in group for individuals or couples who are pregnant after loss. CPMC campus. San Francisco (415) 600-2229

SAND (Support After Neonatal Death) – Twice a month drop-in support group for anyone who has experienced a perinatal loss from early miscarriage to soon after delivery.
Berkeley (510) 204-1571; Fairfield (707) 646-5433


SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc.
MISS (Mothers in Sympathy and Support) 
CLIMB (Center for Loss in Multiple Birth)
Northern California SIDS Alliance


35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child  by The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families

About What Was Lost:  20 Writers on Miscarriage, Healing and Hope edited by Jessica Berger Gross

Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death by Sherokee Ilse

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby  by Deborah L. Davis

For Better or Worse: A Handbook for Couples Whose Child Has Died  by Maribeth Wilder Doerr

Miscarriage: A Man’s Book by Rick Wheat

No New Baby by Marilyn Gryte

Pregnancy After a Loss: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant Death by Carol Cirulli Lanham

 A Silent Sorrow Pregnancy Loss:  Guidance and Support for You and Your Family by Ingrid Kohn and Perry-Lynn Moffitt

Single Parent Grief by Sherokee Ilse

Still to Be Born: A Guide for Bereaved Parents Who Are Making Decisions About Their Future by Pat Schwiebert

Thumpy’s Story: A Story of Love and Grief Shared by Thumpy, the Bunny by Nancy C. Dodge

Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss by Ann Douglas and John R. Sussman

Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Miscarriage, Abortion and Other Pregnancy Loss by Kim Kluger-Bell

When Hello Means Goodbye:  A Guide for Parents Whose Child Dies Before Birth, at Birth, or Shortly After Birth by Pat Schwiebert, RN and Paul Kirk