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Resources: Miscarriage & Pregnancy Loss


Miscarriage & Pregnancy Loss


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Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt 
“Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy”

Expecting With Hope by Teske Drake
“Claiming Joy When Expecting a Baby After Loss”

Grieving the Child I Never Knew by Kathe Wunnenberg
“A Devotional for Comfort in the Loss of Your Unborn or Newly Born Child”

Hannah’s Hope by Jennifer Saake  
“Seeking God’s Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage, & Adoption Loss”

Hope for Today, Promises for Tomorrow by Teske Drake 
“Finding Light Beyond the Shadow of Miscarriage or Infant Loss”

I’ll Hold You in Heaven by Jack Hayford 
“Healing and Hope for the Parent Who Has Lost a Child Through Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Abortion, or Early Infant Death”

Safe in the Arms of Jesus by Robert P. Lightner  
“God’s Provision for the Death of Those Who Cannot Believe”

Silent Grief by Clara Hinton
“Miscarriage—Child Loss: Finding Your Way Through the Darkness”

Thrive, Don’t Simply Survive: Passionately Living the Life You Didn’t Plan by Karol Ladd 
A woman’s life can be filled with unexpected events—miscarriage, relocation, unemployment, and more. Ladd’s biblically based principles equip you to develop spiritual maturity and resilience, renew your purpose and passion, and heal from hurts.

Hope in the Midst of Infertility (Marlo Shalesky, “Sarah”) 
Guests speak to the hurt of couples experiencing difficulty conceiving, and the emotional stress and marital struggles that can result. They also suggest ways to maintain good communication with your spouse in the midst of infertility or miscarriage, and how to stay grounded in the knowledge of God’s love and sovereignty.

How Can I Change? (Ann Kiemel Anderson) 
When Anderson and her husband suffered one miscarriage after another—and then were further devastated as their attempts at adoption failed—she began to see how God used grief to transform her life and draw her closer to Him. Be encouraged by Anderson’s faith as she urges listeners to seek the blessings that sometimes come only through sorrow.

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Compassionate Friends, Inc.
Compassionate Friends assists families in processing grief following the death of a child of any age, and they provide information to help others know how best to support a hurting family.

Hannah’s Prayer Ministries
Hannah’s Prayer Ministries offers Christian-based support to women struggling with the pain of fertility challenges, including pregnancy loss and early infant death.

M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death)
This Christian organization encourages families who’ve lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.

A Quiet Refuge
This ministry helps families who have experienced pregnancy loss or early infant death to preserve memories and mementos in an illustrated photo-journal album.

This organization comes alongside those who have lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.

Umbrella Ministries
Umbrella Ministries offers comfort, hope, and encouragement to mothers who’ve suffered the loss of a child.