For Professionals

professionals_webpage.jpgProviding painful news to patients is confronting for doctors and obstetricians.  Pregnancy and infant loss is a sensitive issue, rendering the search for the best 'bedside manner' a challenge. Here we offer effective suggestions. Click here for related articles, on this website.

In the wake of loss,grieving parents approach psychologists, social workers and other health professionals. Relevant information and resources are offered here.

People contributing articles to this website are:

  • those who have lost babies themselves; and
  • those who have worked with patients / clients who have grieved their loved ones.

Each article has been published based on its considerable merit for helping professionals, parents, family or friends.

Please also see our RED ALERT section -- information that could save an unborn baby's life.

We welcome your contributions as well, and look forward to receiving your professional comments or articles. To submit articles, etc please click here. Thank you.

A Fathers Story of Miscarriage

A father’s true story of miscarriage. A must read for bereaved fathers and mothers, their friends and family, and professionals

You are Not Going Crazy

Free E-Book: self help for pregnancy and infant loss. By a counsellor, life coach, writer and activist who has also lost a baby. This is the first excerpt of several we will be posting. 

Tips for Couples When Baby Dies

Tips on how to strengthen your relationship: from a couple married now for 52 years, and who lost 5 babies decades ago... (The third in a series of four related articles by Bridget)

Tips for the Dad When Baby Dies

Practical Tips from a father who lost more than one baby, and overcame the grief. The 2nd of 4 articles that help us understand each other’s grief

A Mothers Grief when Baby Dies

“My partner does not seem to understand how I’m feeling.” The first of 4 articles written to help us understand what’s going on for each other

The Cure for Grief

What's worked for me and others. So simple, and it doesn’t cost a thing!

Losing your Last Baby

Infertility or “secondary infertility” represents a double loss, when a baby dies

Rainbow Baby

What it's like to be pregnant again after losing a baby. Faith and anxiety, hope and doubt. A true story of love and courage.

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) has a high mortality rate for babies during pregnancy.  Here are the facts about TTTS

Baby Dies from Haemophilus Influenza

The mother nearly died too. The cause of infection is unknown, but assumed to have stemmed from “aggressive” digital exam of the mother’s cervix