Emergency & Other Support 2017-11-12T14:35:19+00:00

Emergency & Other Support

If you are a mom who is courageously and cautiously venturing down the road of a subsequent pregnancy after loss and want to connect with others then you have come to the right place. PALS has gathered a list of pregnancy after loss support services worldwide in effort to provide you with a variety of different types of support during your PAL journey.

Here you can find resources for online support. For a complete list of Pregnancy After Loss Support’s private online support groups, see the Private Support Group page. If you are looking for an in-person, local support group, please see the Support in Your Area page. If your need for support is immediate there are also resources listed below.

Emergency Information

Remember if a situation is life-threatening please have the mama you’re working with dial 911 or their local emergency number.

Mental Health Emergency Resources

National Suicide Prevention Line – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (United States)

International Suicide Prevention Website – To find a suicide prevention hotline in your country please visit the International Association of Suicide Prevention website at IASP.Info

Postpartum Support International (for pregnant and postpartum women experiencing mood disorders such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD symptoms) – 1-800-944-4773

The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233 (United States)

The National Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-422-4452 (United States)

Bereavement Support

Bereavement support for those who are not currently trying to conceive, pregnant, or parenting after a loss, we recommend the following support services and or organizations.

Listed below are organizations that partner with PALS.

Return to Zero – an online resource to help support perinatal grief that offers retreats as well as an online pregnancy loss and infant death directory of service providers around the world.

Reconceiving Loss – A public forum for personal stories, artwork & articles on the topic of baby loss, grief & healing and a private support center & workshop for you or someone you know who has suffered infant or pregnancy loss.

Listed below are bereavement services and organizations that PALS endorses.

The MISS Foundation offers online support groups and forums for a variety of specific situations.

First Candle offers a 24/7 Grief Support Hotline at 1-800-221-7437.

Compassionate Friends offers both local support groups as well as an online support group.

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support offers in-person and online support groups.

Still Birth Day offers an online Christian focused loss community and bereavement doula support services for a loss in any trimester.

Infertility Support

Resolve: The National Infertility Association offers in-person and online support services for those dealing with infertility.

Living Childless After Loss Supports

Still Mothers offers support services for parents who have experienced child loss and are either currently without children or who are living childless after a loss.

BedRest Supports

Sidelines offers international support services for moms who are on bedrest and or experiencing a high-risk pregnancy.

Mental Health Postpartum Supports

Postpartum Support International  offers support services for the mom who is struggling with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum.

Magazines/Resources that Support Issues Related to Pregnancy After Loss

Still Standing Magazine – A blog for the bereaved parent.

Still Mothers – A blog for the bereaved parents living childless

Postpartum Progress – A blog for the warrior mama who is experiencing postpartum depression or anxiety.