Resources

Local (Central Valley, CA) Support

A Legacy of Love: A pregnancy and infant (up to 1 year) loss support group with the mission to support, comfort, and encourage mothers and their family unit during times of pregnancy and infant loss within the first year of life.  To provide an environment of nonjudgemental and non-religious views to anyone who desires a place to initiate healing within our support group. Meetings held the second Friday of each month at Gateway Church Cafe in Visalia.

Care Pregnancy Resource Clinic in Visalia is offering a one-on-one 6-week Bible study. To sign up, please contact them at: info@carepregnancycenter.com or 559-625-5550

Trinity Ministries: A counseling center in Visalia, CA. I recommend calling them rather than filling out the online interest form.

Grief Support 

Baby Loss Journal: A free download for a 12-page journal with beautiful art and prompts to help you grieve and write about the loss of your baby (miscarriage, still birth, or early infant loss).

Ellie's Way: This organization provides free electronic care packages to families who lose a child. You can also purchase a care package from them to be sent to a family. There are several free electronic resources, like books about grieving. You can also be sent 20 days or up to a year of emails designed to provide comfort after a loss.

Grayce and Kindness: This organization provides hope and prayer to those who are grieving the loss of their child(ren). You can have your child(ren) added to their prayer list. They have several Scripture verses for encouragement also.

Hope Mommies: This organization serves families facing miscarriage and infant loss. It offers grief resources (even retreats), community, and Hope Boxes that can be shipped throughout the U.S.

Joy Comes in the Morning Coloring Book: Lauren and Billy Bourne had three miscarriages and created this Scripture-based adult coloring book for anyone who experiences miscarriage or early infant loss.

Pregnancy After Loss Support: Choosing hope over fear while nurturing grief for those who are pregnant after losing a child.

Still Standing MagazineIn the face of loss and infertility, our mission is to show the world that we are still standing. Holding fast to resilience and hope. Our mission is to help you embrace life for everything that it is after experiencing the loss of a child or infertility.

Sufficient Grace Ministries: Comforting others with the comfort we received.

Through the Heart: This organization sends Comfort Kits to all 50 states for a small fee for anyone who has recently suffered pregnancy loss.

Blogs and Authors

I am fruitful: A blog and resources about infertility and miscarriage.

The Lewis Note: Rachel shares her story of how becoming a family was complicated, including infertility, miscarriage, foster care, and failed adoption. 
 
Melissa Moore: Melissa is working on her book Finding Hope in the Midst of Miscarriage, blogs, and hosts online and local support groups for miscarriage.

Sarah Philpott: Blogger, mom, farmer's wife, Christian and author of Loved Baby: 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child after Pregnancy Loss
 
Sweet Julian: A mom who chronicles her life, all of it, including grieving a still born boy, and life with a preemie.

Leah Vis: Author of children's book Our Heaven Baby, speaker, blogger, founder of a publishing company, Leah tells her story of miscarriage and more.

Research

Facts about Miscarriage: Information, Hope, and Healing: This site has answers to all the most common questions about miscarriage, plus stories and other ways it offers hope and healing.