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Grieving a Loss

Parent Support

If you are grieving the loss of a child, please contact Seattle Children’s Journey Program at (206) 987-2062. We are very sorry for your loss.

Following are some additional links to organizations with information that may be useful for those caring for preterm newborns or dealing with the loss of a baby:

First Candle
First Candle is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. Their current priority is to eliminate stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths through research, education and advocacy programs.

International Stillbirth Alliance
The International Stillbirth Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of organizations dedicated to understanding the causes of and working on the prevention of stillbirth. Their mission is to raise stillbirth awareness, promote global collaboration in the prevention of stillbirth, and to provide appropriate care for parents who have lost a baby to stillbirth.

SANDS: Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society (UK)
SANDS supports anyone affected by the death of a baby, works in partnership with health professionals to improve the quality of care and services offered to bereaved families, and promotes research and changes in practice that could help to reduce the loss of babies' lives.

The Tears Foundation
The TEARS Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for their precious baby who has died.

March of Dimes
March of Dimes helps moms have full-term pregnancies and focuses on researching problems that threaten babies’ health.

Hayden's Helping Hands
Hayden's Helping Hands is a non-profit foundation that assists Oregon and Washington families after the birth of a stillborn baby by paying for a portion or all of their hospital delivery medical expenses.

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