Resources

This is a list of support groups in the United States. If you are aware of other organizations that provide support groups and are not listed below please email info@madisonsmiracles.org. If you are aware of any updates to the information listed, please contact us.

  • Arizona

GLENDALE

The Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Support Group // Pregnancy and infant loss support group at Banner Thunderbird.

Group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center (5555 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale). There is no cost to attend. Register online at  or call 602-230-CARE (2273). Call for location or check calendar at hospital information desk. For questions and more information, please contact Bailey Hatch, RNC at bailey.hatch@bannerhealth.com.

The Compassionate Friends – Phoenix Westside Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (4102 W Union Hills Dr., Glendale). For more information, contact the Chapter Phone Line at 480-316-9098 or email dkelk@cox.net.

PHOENIX

The Compassionate Friends – Greater Phoenix Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at Church of the Beatitudes (555 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021). For more information, contact Diane by phone at 602-631-9256 or email tcfcentralphoenix@outlook.com.

SCOTTSDALE

Bereaved Parents Support Group (MISS Foundation) // Support group for parents who have lost a child at any age.

Group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Franciscan Renewal Center (5802 E Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale). Contact Kelli Montgomery at MISS Foundation for more information.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group // Support group for those who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, and neonatal death. Group meets the first Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at HonorHealth in the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center – 1st Floor Education Center (10460 N 92nd St., Scottsdale). There is no cost to attend, and walk-ins are welcome. For more information, please call 480-323-3413.

  • California

SAN FRANCISCO

City Church of San Francisco Counseling Center // Support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meetings run twice a year beginning the first week in February and the first week in September. There is no cost to join, but an 8-meeting commitment is required. Please visit website and sign up to receive the latest registration and meeting information or contact  or 415-346-6994.

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Groups meet once a month in multiple cities and locations across the Peninsula including San Francisco, Oakland, Burlingame, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz. Please visit The Compassionate Friends website and use the Chapter Locator to find a detailed list of chapters in your area and detailed information about meeting times, and locations.

Grupo Amparo (en Español) // Spanish speaking pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the second Monday of each month from 10:00 am – noon at San Francisco’s Homeless Prenatal Program (2500 18th St at Potrero Ave) and the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at 3555 Cesar Chavez St, Room #226 on the second floor in the Chaplain’s office. Please visit HAND website (http://handsupport.org) for meeting information and directions or contact facilitator, Julie Mitra, at 415-754-0211.

HAND (Helping After Neonatal Death) // Nonprofit organization providing grief support for bereaved parents.

Multiple support groups are offered free-of-charge around the Peninsula in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz. Please see website for full list of meeting locations and times. Contact  or 650-367-6993 for questions.

Pregnancy After Loss // Support group for parents who are pregnant again after loss.

Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Newborn Connections’ Library (3698 California St, San Francisco) of the California Pacific Medical Center on the first floor. Partners are especially encouraged to attend together. The group is offered at no charge and on a drop-in basis. Please contact the group facilitator, Cherie Golant, at  or 415-600-2229 for more information.

SAND (Support After Neonatal Death) // Pregnancy loss support group.

Group meets twice a month (first and third Wednesday) at 7:00 pm at Alta Bates Medical Center (3030 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley). The group is free and no registration is required. Contact  or call 510-204-1571 for more information.

  • Colorado

AURORA, DENVER

Angel Eyes // Pregnancy and child loss support group.

Group meets the first Monday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at 425 S Cherry St Suite 560, Denver. Call 303-320-7771 for more information.

Children’s Hospital Colorado // Bereavement services and support groups.

Support groups offered; check website for dates/times. Costs may apply depending on service offered. Meets at Children’s Hospital Colorado, 13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora. Please contact Cassie Matz, Children’s Bereavement Coordinator, at 720-777-6978 for further information.

Colorado Pregnancy and Newborn Loss Services (CPNL) // Nonprofit organization providing pregnancy and newborn loss support groups and individual counseling.

Groups meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 7:00 to 9:15 pm at two locations in Denver. A one-time fee of $140 is required, but scholarships are available. Pregnancy After Loss and Spanish Speaking Support Groups are also available. For detailed meeting and registration information, please visit the CPNL website or call 720-946-2828.

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Groups meet once a month in multiple cities and locations across the Denver metro area and beyond including Denver, Aurora, Boulder, Littleton, Fort Morgan, and Colorado Springs. Please visit The Compassionate Friends website and use the Chapter Locator to find a detailed list of chapters in your area and detailed information about meeting times and locations.

Denver Share // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm at Thrive Learning Center (455 South Hudson St, Denver). Please visit website or contact facilitator, Abby McFerron, at  for more information.

Healing Hearts at Avista Adventist Hospital // Pregnancy and child loss support group.

Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Avista Adventist Hospital (100 Health Park Dr, Louisville) in the boardroom on the second floor. Group is women only. Please contact Jody Elliott at 303-269-2068 or email  for more information.

Longmont United Hospital // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the last Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome whether they delivered at Longmont or not. Group is located at Longmont United Hospital (1950 Mountain View Ave, Longmont). Before each group, facilitator, Sue Matthews, meets participants in the hospital lobby. Call the Longmont United Hospital Birthplace at 303-485-4224 for more information.

Pikes Peak Share // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (5265 N. Union Blvd, Colorado Springs). Please visit website or contact  for more information.

Solace Support Program // Pregnancy and Newborn Loss Support Program.

Group is held approximately every 2-3 months and rotates between Saint Joseph, Lutheran, and Good Samaritan Hospitals. Groups cost $20 per family. Call the St. Joseph Hospital Social Work Care Management team at 303-812-4578 for more information.

Swedish Medical Center Assistance with Grief Program // Perinatal loss and pregnancy after loss support groups.

Both groups are five-week, closed groups provided free of charge and facilitated by a professional counselor. Groups meet in the evening at Swedish Medical Center (501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood). Please call 303-788-5677 or send an email to  to request more information and to register in a group.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS

One Moment // Pregnancy and infant loss support group
Group is free of charge and meets the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Glenwood Insurance Agency (1605 K Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs). For questions, please call or text Marica Villarreal at 970-963-0240 or email info@one-moment.org.

  • Florida

LAKE WORTH

M.E.N.D. Palm Beach – Pregnancy and infant loss support group meets at Brookdale Lake Worth (3927 Hadjes Dr., Lake Worth) on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00pm. For questions, please call Jessica Gaddie at 561-843-3509 or email Jessica@mend.org.

PORT ST. LUCIE

Madison’s Miracles – Pregnancy and infant loss support group meets at Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital (10000 SW Innovation Way, Port St. Lucie.) on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7:00 – 8:30pm For questions, please call Christina Stamper at 772-285-1802 or email info@madisonsmiracles.org.

STUART

Madison’s Miracles – Pregnancy and infant loss support group meets at The Stuart Center For Couples and Famlies (700 SE Colorado Ave., Stuart) on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00 -8:30pm. For questions, please call Christina Stamper at 772-285-1802 or email info@madisonsmiracles.org.

  • Georgia

ATLANTA METRO AREA

Caring & Coping – Northside Hospital Perinatal Loss Support Group // Support group for parents and grandparents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, and newborn death.

Group meets at two locations each month. The Atlanta meeting is held at the Northside Behavioral Health Building (1140 Hammond Drive, Building J, Suite 1075, Atlanta) on the second Monday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. The Forsyth meeting is held at the Northside Forsyth Hospital’s Women’s Center (1800 Northside Forsyth Blvd., Cumming) on the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. For questions and detailed meeting information, call the H.E.A.R.T.strings Perinatal Bereavement office at 404-851-8177 or visit www.northsidepnl.com.

Rainbow PALS (Pregnancy After Loss Support) // Social support group for anyone considering or experiencing a subsequent pregnancy after loss.

Meetings are usually held in a social setting (local restaurants, picnics, group art sessions, etc.). The purpose of the group is to celebrate the joys of pregnancy while supporting other attendees as they navigate through the anxiety and fear that surrounds pregnancy after loss. Contact the H.E.A.R.T.strings Perinatal Bereavement office at 404-851-8177 to join the group.

SAVANNAH

Hospice Savannah // Infant loss support group.

Six-week support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child from 0-2 years.  Registration is required. Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Remaining 2016 dates are October 11 – November 22. Call Hospice Savannah at 912-355-2289 for more information and to register.

  • Illinois

BARRINGTON

Perinatal Bereavement Support Group // Pregnancy loss support group.

Group meets the second Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in the Community Health Room. No RSVP needed.

CHICAGO

Together in the Loss of a Child // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the first Thursday of each month from 7:00-9:00 pm on the 2nd floor of Feinberg Pavilion (251 E Huron) at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Academy Room 2-715 (no children allowed). Please contact Susan Rizzato at 312-472-3785. TLC is a member of the SHARE Network.

  • Indiana

WASHINGTON

SHARE Support Group // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Daviess Community Hospital Education Department (1314 E Walnut St, Washington). For questions, please contact Sarah Morrison R.N., Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator, at 812-887-4900 or Shawna O’Kelley Brinson R.N., Women’s Health Manager, at 812-254-8880.

  • Kansas

BirthWaves // Nonprofit organization providing free doula services to families who are expecting or experience pregnancy or infant loss.

Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum doula services are provided free-of-charge to families who suffer the loss of a baby anywhere from conception through 12 months old. Trained and certified doulas who are specialized in offering bereavement services are available 24/7 and will assist a family with the many aspects of losing a child. Services are available in Hutchinson, Wichita, Newton, Lyons, McPherson, Pratt, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, Junction City, Fort Riley, Emporia, Clay Center, and surrounding areas of Kansas. Call 620-921-3132 or email info@birthwaves.org for more information. BirthWaves doulas can be reached 24/7 via phone (press “0” to reach an on-call doula).

HUTCHINSON

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Hutchinson Public Library. For more information, email Jan at  or call 620-662-0393.

KANSAS CITY, KS

Please also see Kansas City, MO.

Alexandra’s House // Nonprofit organization providing free perinatal hospice and infant loss support programs.

Perinatal hospice services, infant loss support groups, and 1:1 peer mentoring are provided free-of-charge to families during any stage of loss. Peer-led gatherings and special activities are also available for grandparents, siblings, and extended family members. Please contact Patti Lewis at 816-931-2539 or  for more information.

Miscarriage & Infertility Support // A support group following the faith based bereavement program “In Loving Remembrance.”

Group meets periodically at Church of the Ascension. Please call Jean Hinman in the Church office at 913-681-3348 or email jhinman@ksascension.org.

Perinatal Bereavement Support Group // A support group at Shawnee Mission Women’s Health.

Group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Center for Women’s Health. For more information, call 913-632-4223.

Pregnancy After a Loss Support Group // A support group at Shawnee Mission Women’s Health.

Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Tapestry Room. For more information, email or call 913-632-4223.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group // A support group at Overland Park Regional Medical Center main hospital.

Group meets the second Monday of every month from 7:00-8:00 pm. Contact Coco McAtee, MSW at coco.mcatee.hcamidwest.com or 913-541-7448.

Silent Angels Group // A support group at The Church of the Resurrection in Leawood.

Group meets the second and fourth Sunday of every month at 6:30 pm. Visit

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Eisenhower Recreation Center. For more information, call Richard (913-238-1890) or Marlene (913-238-5348).

LAWRENCE

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Unity Church of Lawrence. For more information please call Sarah (785-840-5349), Diana (785-331-4160), or Kim (785-331-9702) or email dansrokelly@msn.com.

NEWTON

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at the First Nazarene Church. For more information, call 316-249-3779.

OLATHE

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child (also provides sibling support for 16 years or older).

Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Advent Lutheran Church. For more information, email Gay at  or call 913-764-2669.

SALINA

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at the First Southern Baptist Church. For more information, email Marty and Renda at  or call 785-823-7191.

TOPEKA

Heart of America Memorial Wall for the Unborn // A place to Mourn the Unborn.

A monument where families can place the name of a stillborn or miscarried child; 1216 SE Republican Ave., Topeka Kansas; open all hours.

Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Group // A support group at Stormont-Vail Healthcare.

Group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Porez Education Center (2nd floor classrooms; 1505 SW 8th Ave. Topeka, KS 66604). Please contact Libby Rosen at 785-354-5859 for more information.

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. For more information, email Susan at  or call 785-272-4895.

WICHITA

Agape Care Cradle // A faith-based and community organization that helps influence the lives of everyone responding to the death of a baby. AgapeCare helps families through the bereavement process from everything to arranging the funeral home, obtaining a casket, to helping plan a memorial service.

Child of My Heart // A Catholic based ministry for parents who have suffered miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in Bonaventure at St. Francis of Assisi. Contact Christina Peek at 316-208-5578.

Choices Medical Clinic // Compassionate care for unplanned pregnancies and a perinatal hospice program.

KIDS Network // A statewide organization that serves those individuals who have been touched by the tragedy of infant death or SIDS.

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS) // Remembrance photography for parents and families suffering the loss of a baby.

The following is a current list of local Wichita photographers who are affiliated with NILMDTS:
Tiffany Schmidt, Marie Photography
Christi Kidd, 9 Sparrow Lane Photography
You Made Me Mom // A support group that serves moms who have lost babies during pregnancy or infancy.

Group gathering the third Thursday of every month from 7-9 pm; Contact Nicole Lauer at  or call 913-909-1958.

  • Kentucky

LOUISVILLE

Baptist Health Louisville Behavioral Health Therapists Access Center // Individual Grief Counseling

Please call 502-896-7105 to set up appointment.

Hosparus Support Group // Parent-Share grief support group

Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm. Please call 502-456-5451 to register for meetings.

Parents Left Behind, Inc. // Support Group for parents who have lost a child

Support meetings are held in Shepherdsville and Fern Creek. Please call 502-599-1582 for more information.

Southeast Christ Church // Grief support for parents who have lost a child

Grief workshop, individual counseling, and support groups are all available for bereaved parents. Please call 502-253-8411 for meeting days and times. Call 502-253-8400 for information on individual grief counseling.

  • Maryland

ANNAPOLIS

The Chesapeake Life Center // Perinatal support group for parents coping with a difficult diagnosis during pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets bi-monthly from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Chesapeake Life Center Pasadena location (90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena). Participants can make a scrapbook, create collages, shadow boxes, or just attend for support and to be with others who have experienced a similar loss. Please call 888-501-7077 for more information and to confirm your attendance.

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Support Group // Support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meets the first Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30 pm at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church (4 Wallace Manor Rd, Edgewater). For more information, contact Ann O’Sullivan at 410-570-2164.

PASADENA

Faces of Loss // Online support and local support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. Group meets on the second Friday of each month from 6:30-7:30 pm at Magothy United Methodist Church (3703 Mountain Rd, Pasadena).

  • Minnesota

WATERTOWN

HOPE REMAINS // Nonprofit organization supporting families who have lost a child through stillbirth, miscarriage, or perinatal death.

Scholarships to Faith’s Lodge weekend retreats, financial gifts and planning assistance for funerals and memorials, and bereavement photography are provided free of charge to bereaved families. Hope Remains retreats, bible studies, and support groups are also offered for families in the Watertown area. Please contact Ashley Lorentz at 952-737-7437 or Hoperemains51@gmail.com for more information about services and support groups offered.

  • Missouri

JOPLIN

SHARE Support Group // Preganancy and infant loss support group.

Please contact Jennifer Tharp at 417-501-4598 or email at  or  for more information.

KANSAS CITY, MO

Please also see Kansas City, KS.

Alexandra’s House // A community based perinatal hospice and infant care system for parents pregnant with babies with lethal or sub-lethal anomalies, for pregnancies that end unexpectedly at any point, and for infants who die in the community.

HOPE Ministries // A support group for those who have lost babies through miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss.

Group meets once a month at Antioch Baptist Church. Visit their website for their meeting schedule.

Solace House // A center for grieving children, individuals, and families.

To inquire about services, contact 913-341-0318 or email shmail@solacehouse.org.

You Made Me Mom // A support group that serves moms who have lost babies during pregnancy or infancy.

Group gathering the third Thursday of every month throughout 2015 for prayer and growth from 7-9 pm; Contact Amy Balentine at  or call 816-332-1601.

SPRINGFIELD, MO

M.E.N.D. // A support group for mothers and fathers who have lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

Group meets the first Thursday of every month from 7:00-9:00pm. For more information, contact Kathryn Gold at  or (417) 770-0600.

  • Montana

WHITEFISH

Life After Loss // Support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss.

Groups meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm and first Saturday of each month from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Groups meet in the Professional Office Building of North Valley Hospital (1600 Hospital Way, Whitefish). For more information, contact 406-863-3500.

  • Nevada

LAS VEGAS

Jalen’s Gift Foundation // Nonprofit organization providing support groups, financial assistance, and other resources and services for families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets the first Sunday of each month from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at Nathan Adelson Compassionate Center (4131 Swenson St, Las Vegas). For more information, contact Gabriela Foster at 702-530-1432 or admin@jalensgift.org.

RENO

Northern Nevada M.I.S.S. // Provides support groups for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at The Nurturing Nest (7693 S Virginia St, Reno). For more information, contact NorthernNevadaMISS@gmail.com.

The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Organization of the Sierras (PILSOS) // Nonprofit organization providing support groups, community events, and resources for bereaved families.

Group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at St. Mary’s Center for Health (645 N. Arlington, Ste 120, Reno). For more information, contact questions@pilsos.org.

  • New Hampshire

MANCHESTER

Share of Southern New Hampshire // Support group for parents who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Elliot Hospital (1 Elliot Way, Manchester) in Conference Room A. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required. For more information, contact Brenda Smith, RN at 603-663-339, e-mail , or visit the Share of Southern New Hampshire Facebook page.

NASHUA

Perinatal Bereavement Services at St. Joseph Hospital // Support group for parents who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets at St. Joseph Hospital (172 Kinsley Street 2 South, Nashua). For more information and to register, contact Krystal Sieradzki, MSW, Care Coordination at 603-882-3000, ext. 66409.

  • New Jersey

NEPTUNE, NEW BRUNSWICK, RED BANK

RTS Hands and Hearts // Preganancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Auditorium B of the Community Medical Center. For more information contact Donna Jagger, RNC, CCE, IBLCC at 732-557-8037 (please call ahead to register).

SHARE Support Group // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.
Saint Peter’s University Hospital | 2nd Thursday of the month | 7:00-9:00 PM | Contact Irina Mariano-Brown, MSW, LCSW 732-745-8600 x5214
Riverview Medical Center | 2nd Tuesday of the month | 7:30-9:30 PM | Contact Pam Rossano, RNC at

The New Jersey TEARS Center for Pregnancy and Infant Loss // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information about meeting time and location, please contact contact Linda Ostapovich, Director, by phone at 848-469-8180 or 732-694-8706. You may also contact the chapter by email at newjerseychapter@thetearsfoundation.org.

Three Little Birds // Perinatal & Palliative Care Advocacy & Support Center.

Offers various services and programs for bereaved families including funeral arrangement coordination, bereavement doula services, and peer support.

UNITE // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the first Monday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Princeton Healthcare System Community Education and Outreach Center. For more information contact Bernadette Kelton, RNC, PCE, IBCLC, RLC at 609-897-8985 or 609-897-8980.

VOORHEES

HOPING/UNITE Grief Support Group // Support group for parents who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets the first and third Monday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Barry Brown Health Education Center (106 Carnie Blvd, Voorhees). Registration is not required. For more information, contact Ann Coyle RNC at 609-502-7552.

  • New York

NEW YORK CITY

Perinatal Bereavement Program // Support groups, annual events, and online community.

Groups meet monthly at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY. For more information, call 845-368-5297.

  • North Carolina

ASHEVILLE

Homegrown Babies­ // Support group for families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.

Group meets the fourth Monday of each month at The Homegrown Families Health and Education Center (201 Charlotte St, Asheville). The group is open to anyone who has experienced a loss regardless of how long ago the loss occurred or if the loss was experienced in Western North Carolina. There is no cost to attend. For more information and to RSVP, contact 828-777-8899 or e-mail chama@homegrownbabies.com.

CHAPEL HILL

UNC Perinatal Loss Support Group // Support group for families who have experienced the loss of their baby.

Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Women’s Health Information Center located in the lobby of UNC Women’s Hospital (101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill). For more information and to RSVP, contact Darryl Owens at  or 919-966-7801.

CHARLOTTE

KinderMourn Empty Arms Support Group // Support group for parents whose baby has died during or shortly after pregnancy.

Group consists of six-weekly sessions and is limited to 12 participants. For more information, call 704-376-2580 or email info@kindermourn.org.

DURHAM

Empty Arms at Duke Health // Support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant loss.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Duke Clinic (40 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham) in Baker House, room 428. Registration is not required and there is no cost to attend. For more information please contact Kathryn Keicher, MSW, LCSW at 919-668-0169 or kathryn.keicher@duke.edu.

FAYETTEVILLE

Compassionate Friends// Pregnancy & Infant loss support group
Group meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at (703 Rosebud Court, Vass, NC) For more information contact Jennifer German at 910-245-3177 or jojerman@outlook.com

PIEDMONT TRIAD

Heartstrings // Nonprofit organization providing support programs for families who have suffered pregnancy, infant, and child loss.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Groups are held in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Kernersville. Each support group consists of eight sessions that meet over a twelve-week period, with a “follow up” session scheduled 4 – 6 weeks after the 8th session. Online registration is required to attend. For more information, contact the Heartstrings office at 336-335-9931 or info@heartstringssupport.org.

RALEIGH

Covered in Love Ministries // Nonprofit organization helping moms find hope after miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Lifepointe Church (9500 Durant Road, Raleigh). For more information, contact Bonnie Braswell at  / 919-757-5103, or Lisa Kane at  / 919-389-6780.

Parentcare, Inc. // Nonprofit organization providing support groups for parents whose infant or child (from conception to one year of age) has died.

Group meets the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. There is no cost to attend. Please call Lil Galphin at 919-350-8567 for more information and meeting location details.

  • North Dakota

BISMARCK

Angel Babies // Support group for parents who have lost a baby.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Good Shepard Lutheran Church (106 Osage Ave, Bismarck) in the basement. For more information, contact Dana Schweitzer at 701-220-9791 or schweitzers@bis.midco.net.

The Compassionate Friends – Bismarck Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Wells Fargo Office Building (400 E. Broadway Ave, Bismarck). For more information, call Kelli at 701-258-2219 or email bismarckTCF@yahoo.com.

MINOT

The Compassionate Friends – Minot Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at Trinity Hospital (1 East Burdick Expressway, Minot) in the 4 South Conference Room. For more information, contact Kim Kraft at  or call 701-857-5233.

  • Ohio

CINCINNATI AND SURROUNDING AREAS

The Compassionate Friends – East Cincinnati Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary (7770 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati). Contact Joel & Carol Terbrueggen (513) 207-3962 or (513) 476-6540 for more information.

The Compassionate Friends – West Cincinnati Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at West Park Retirement Community Center (2950 West Park Dr., Cincinnati). Please contact tcfcincywest@yahoo.com or call 1-888-461-9991 for more information.

HEALing Together // Support group for parents who have experienced pregnancy loss or the death of an infant or young child.

Group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Hilltop OB/GYN Office, Middletown Atrium Medical Center (200 Medical Center Dr., Middletown) in the Professional Building on the first floor. There is no cost to attend. For more information and to confirm your attendance, contact the HEALing Together office at 513-705-4056.

Reach Out to Grieving Parents // Peer support group led by parents who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at Christ Hospital (2139 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati). Contact Grace DeGregorio at 513-791-1160 for more information.

  • Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY

Calm Waters Center for Children and Families // Infant loss grief support group.

Eight-week support group meeting on Monday evenings. Submit online registration form, and a staff member will contact you. For more information, email  or call Program Director, Candice Clinton, at 405-841-4800.

The Compassionate Friends Norman Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm in the north conference room of the Community Services Building (1177 E Main, North Conference Room, Norman). Call Rachel Cortez at 405-630-7546 or email  for more information.

The Compassionate Friends North Oklahoma City Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Mayflower Congregational Church (3901 NW 63rd St, Oklahoma City). Call 405-693-3955 or email  for more information.

Kid’s Joining Eternity // Pregnancy Loss Support Group

Groups and community-focused activities are available that meet at different times, days, and locations. Please visit website or call Executive Director, Melanie Edwards, at 405-802-5739 for more information.

Miscarriage Hope // Miscarriage support group.

Group meets once a month on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in Oklahoma City. Those living outside the Oklahoma City area can join via video chat. For questions and to register, please contact group leaders, Nick and Charla Shaffer, at 405-602-1590 or by email at nshaffer2@cox.net.

P.R.I.D.E. Support Group at AllianceHealth Deaconess Hospital // Infant and pregnancy loss support group.

Group meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at AllianceHealth Deaconess Hospital (5501 N Portland, Oklahoma City). For more information, contact Lisa Pendleton at 405-604-4593 or lisa.pendleton@myalliancehealthok.com.

  • Oregon

SALEM

Willamette Valley Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support // Support group for parents who have lost a baby at any stage of pregnancy or early infancy.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Ike Box (299 Cottage St NE, Salem) in downtown Salem. For more information, contact WVPAILS@gmail.com.

  • Pennsylvania

ABINGTON

Sharing Infant Loss // Support group for those whose lives have been touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life.

Group meets on an ongoing schedule at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health (1200 Old York Rd,
Abington) in the Dixon Building Pastoral Care Conference Room. There is no cost to attend. For more information about group meeting schedule and to register, contact Beth Feldman at 215-481-2700.

BETHEL PARK

The Still Remembered Project // Nonprofit organization providing support groups, memorial keepsakes, and awareness events for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.

Still Supported group meets the second Thursday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Panera Bread Galleria in the Galleria Mall on US Route 19 (1500 Washington Rd,
Pittsburgh). For more information, and to RSVP for your first meeting, email stillsupported@stillremembered.org.

CAMP HILL

Child of My Heart Support Group // Support group for those who have experienced miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or the death of a child.

Group meets the second Monday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital (503 N 21st St, Camp Hill). There is no cost to attend. The support group is led by a nurse practitioner from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. For more information or to register to attend, please call 717-763-2279.

CHAMBERSBURG

Sweet Grace Ministries // Nonprofit organization offering memorial items, photography services, support groups, and counseling for families who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Various monthly groups are offered at four separate locations in Chambersburg, Harrisburg, Schuylkill, and York. Groups include guest speakers, holiday groups, events specific for men and women, and more. For more information, and to view group meeting schedules and locations, email  or call the Sweet Grace Ministries office at 717-414-7772.

EERIE

Empty Arms // Support group for parents who have lost babies, from the first weeks of pregnancy through babyhood.

Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at Liberty Family Practice (3414 Cherry Street, Erie). For more information, contact Patty McGuinness at 814-838-6346 or Angela and Chris West at 814-774-7064, or email angela@mapsofmastery.com.

LANCASTER

Share of Lancaster // Nonprofit organization providing support groups, free burial services, and memorial events.

Share offers three different support groups: The Late Loss Group, The Early Loss Group, and the Share Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) group. There is no fee to attend. Groups meet monthly on Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Lancaster General Health Campus (2100 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster). For more information, contact the Share of Lancaster offices at 717-553-7857 or shareoflancservices@gmail.com.

PHILADELPHIA

UNITE // Nonprofit organization providing grief support groups for parents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, and infant death.

Support groups meet monthly at different locations in Bucks County, Chester County, Chestnut Hill, Delaware County, Meadowbrook, Philadelphia, and Wynnewood. There is no cost to attend, but those interested must speak with the group coordinator before attending a meeting. If a particular coordinator cannot be reached, please call the UNITE tape at 1-888-48 UNITE, or email administrator@unitegriefsupport.org. For more information regarding group meeting times, locations, and group coordinator contacts, visit

PITTSBURGH

Hugs for Healing Hearts // Pregnancy loss support group for women and their families who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death.

Group meets the second Monday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at St. Clair Hospital (1000 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh). The group is facilitated by St. Clair Hospital staff, with support from parents who have experienced their own losses. Parking and refreshments are provided. For more information and to register, please call 412-942-5877.

SELLERSVILLE

RTS of Grand View Hospital // Support group for parents who have experienced the loss of an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.

Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00 pm at Grand View Health (700 Lawn Avenue, Sellersville) in the Surgical Short Stay Waiting Room on the second floor. For more information, call 215-453-4902.

  • Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE

Miscarriage, Infant Death & Stillbirth (M.I.S.) Support Group // Non-profit organization for parents who have experienced the loss of a baby.

Group meets the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm. Please contact 401-274-1122 ext. 44049 or mispals@gmail.com.

Pregnancy After Loss Support (P.A.L.S) // Self-help organization for parents who have lost a baby and are now in or considering a subsequent pregnancy.

Group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm. Please contact 401-274-1122 ext. 44049 or email mispals@gmail.com.

  • South Carolina

COLUMBIA

Naomi’s Circle // Support groups for parents who have experienced the loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy or early infancy.

Naomi’s Circle has two support groups meeting at the same time. The Parenting/Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) group is for women who have experienced one or more losses, and are either pregnant or have another living child (born before or after loss). Women without living children are welcome, but babies may be present.

The HOPE Group is for couples who have experienced a recent loss, whether or not they have living children. No minors come to HOPE group meetings. Both groups meet at Spring Valley Baptist Church (91 Polo Rd, Columbia) in the Platt Educational Building on the second Thursday of each month, from 6:30 – 7:45 pm. Sometimes the groups meet together and sometimes separately, depending on the needs of those present. Free childcare is available without advance registration. For more information, contact  or call (803) 728-1162.

Wee Remember Support Group // Support group for parents who have experienced infant or pregnancy loss.

Group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital (1501 Sumter St) in the basement level Seminar Room. No registration is required. Contact Rosalie Blair at 803-296-5636 or 803-296-5580 for more information.

WEST COLUMBIA

Memories Support Group // Support group for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at Lexington Medical Center (2720 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia) in the North Tower. For more information, contact Corrine Barbian at 803-781-1003, or call 803-791-2420.

  • South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS

The Compassionate Friends Sioux Falls Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the first Tuesday of each month, except for the month of December, from 7:15 – 8:30 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church (3801 E. 26th Street, Sioux Falls). For more information, call 605-361-5645.

Infant Loss Support Group at Avera McKennan Hospital // Support group for families who are grieving the death of a child through miscarriage stillbirth, or infant death.

Avera McKennan Hospital (1325 S Cliff Ave, Sioux Falls) offers a 6-week series support group three times throughout the year in January, April, and September.  For more information and to register, please contact Mark VandeBraak PH.D., MT-BC, FT at 605-322-4074 or mark.vandebraak@avera.org.

  • Tennessee

MURFREESBORO

The Compassionate Friends Murfreesboro Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child. Group meets the third Sunday of each month at 3:00 pm at 242 Heritage Park Drive, Murfreesboro. For more information, contact Kim Ivey at kim.ivey@gmail .com, or call 615-364-8700.

NASHVILLE

The Compassionate Friends Nashville Chapter // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 pm in the ABC Building (1604 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville). For more information, contact Chapter Leaders, Roy and Barbara Davies at 615-604-2087 or tcfnashville@yahoo.com.

SHARING of Middle Tennessee // Provides support groups and events for families who have experienced the loss of their baby.

Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at TriStar Centennial Women’s & Children’s Hospital (2221 Murphy Ave, Nashville). For more information, contact info@sharingmiddletn.org.

  • Texas

AUSTIN

The Christi Center // Grief Support Group for the loss of a loved one.

Please call 512-467-2600 for more information.

My Healing Place // Bereaved parents peer support groups.

Group meets on the first and third Mondays and Tuesdays. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 512-472-7878.

The Pregnancy Loss Support Group of Austin // Pregnancy and Infant Loss support group.

Groups meets on the first Sunday of each month from 2:00–4:00 PM at South Austin Medical Center located at 901 W Ben White Blvd. Please call (512) 282-4123 for more information.

Round Rock Pregnancy Loss Support Group // Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in classroom #3 at the Round Rock Medical Center, 2400 Round Rock Ave. Please call 512-341-6493 for more information.

DALLAS-FORT WORTH

Bereavement Support Group // Support group for those grieving the loss of their baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or infant death.

Group meets from 7:30-9:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at Methodist Charlton Medical Center (3500 W. Wheatland Rd, Dallas) in conference room 1 on the second floor of the Outpatient Center. For more information, call 214-947-7127.

Healing Hearts // Grief support group for infant loss.

For information on meeting time and location, please call 214-345-2613.

Parkland Hospital Women’s Support Services // Support group for mothers and families who have experienced the loss of their baby.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shoemaker, Assistant Program Coordinator, at 972-762-1765 or Rebecca.Shoemaker@phhs.org.

HOUSTON

H.A.N.D. (Houston’s Aid in Neonatal Death) // Pregnancy and infant loss support group.

Group meets the second Sunday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Chapelwood United Methodist Church (11140 Greenbay St, Houston). For more information, please contact 832-752-1919 or info@hand.net.

M.E.N.D. // A support group for mothers and fathers who have lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

The Houston Chapter of M.E.N.D. offers two separate groups in the Houston-metro area. One group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at 4500 Bissonnet, Suite 337B in Bellaire. The other group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Lone Star College, The Woodlands at 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe. For more information, please contact Chapter Director, Stormy Mitchell, at  or 281-374-8528.

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm (newly bereaved meeting meets at 6:30) at First Unitarian Universalist Church (5200 Fannin St, Houston). The chapter also offers a breakfast club/social on Saturday mornings and a Saturday night dinner/social. Please contact 713-877-8626 or  for more information.

IRVING

M.E.N.D. // A support group for mothers and fathers who have lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Wells Fargo Bank (800 West Airport Freeway, Irving). For more information, contact Rebekah Mitchell at rebekah@mend.org.

PLANO

Healing Matters // Information and support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.

Group meets on the fourth Monday of every month at 7:30 pm at The Medical Center of Plano (3901 West 15th St, Plano). For more information and specific location, call 972-519-1588.

  • Vermont

NEWPORT

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Orleans Federated Church (34 School St, Orleans). For more information, contact France Smith at 802-487-9055 or Bev Gage at 802-754-2085.

WEST BERLIN

Share’s Caring Hearts Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Support Group // Support group for all who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss, including those who have felt such a loss through someone close to them.

Group meets the first Monday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Aldrich Public Library (6 Washington St, Barre). There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact Ariel Darby at 802-505-0069 or arieldarby@hotmail.com.

WILLISTON

The Compassionate Friends // Provides grief support after the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Champlain Orthodontic Association (277 Blair Park Rd, Williston). For more information, contact 802-388-9603 or reslierdee@hotmail.com.

  • Virginia

RICHMOND

Bereaved Parents Support Group (MISS Foundation) // For parents enduring the loss of a child.

Group meets the third Monday of the month at 7:00 – 8:30 pm at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. For more information please email Karla.helbert@missfoundation.org.

Bereaved Parents Support Group (MISS Foundation) // Infant and Perinatal Loss support group.

Group meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 – 8:30 pm at Bon Air Presbyterian Church. For more information please email Jennifer.jurlando@missfoundation.org.

Full Circle Grief Center // Perinatal Loss support group.

Group offers 8 week support groups at different times throughout the year at 10611 Patterson Ave., Suite 201. There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact Carrie Schaeffer at 804-912-2947 ext. 115 or email at carrie@fullcirclegc.org.

Helping You Through Your Loss // Pregnancy and Infant Loss support group.

Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:45 pm at 7611 Forest Ave, Suite 320. For more information call 804-977-5862 or email anna.regan@hcahealthcare.com.

Pregnancy After Loss // pregnancy and pre-conception support after a loss

Group meets the second Thursday of the month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. For more information please email Amy.mercurio@missfoundation.org.

  • Washington

SEATTLE METRO AREA
M.E.N.D. // A support group for mothers and fathers who have lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

Silverdale support group meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Harrison Medical Center (1800 Northwest Myhre Rd., Silverdale). For more information, contact Stacy McGhee at  or 360-662-6161. Gig Harbor support group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at St. Anthony Hospital (11567 Canterwood Blvd NW, Gig Harbor) in the Greenpoint Dining Room.  For more information, contact Stacy McGhee at  or 360-662-6161.

Parent Support of Puget Sound // Nonprofit organization offering support groups for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss.

Various groups meet monthly in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Bellevue, Everett, Auburn, Edmonds, and Sedro-Woolley. Please contact  or call 425-686-9451 for more information. For a full list of meeting locations and group leader contact information, please visit

TEARS Foundation Pregnancy & Parenting After Loss Support Group // Support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. Group meets the third Monday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at The TEARS Foundation’s Center for Pregnancy & Infant Loss (11102 Sunrise Blvd E, Suite 112, Puyallup) in the chapel. This is an open group with a discussion and topic for bereaved families to discuss each month. For more information, contact the national TEARS Foundation office at (253) 200-0944 or

Valley Medical Perinatal Loss Support group // Support group for parents who have experienced the loss of their baby.

Group meets the first Monday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Valley Medical Center (4033 Talbot Rd. S, Renton) in the Medical Arts Center, 1st Floor, Room C. For more information, visit www.valleymed.org/perinatal-loss.

  • West Virginia

BRIDGEPORT

Embracing Invisible Wings – United Hospital Center // Support group for parents who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or infant loss.

Group meets the third Thursday of each month. For location details and further information please contact Lee Ann Romeo, RN, at (681) 342-4346.
CHARLESTON

Pregnancy Loss Support Group – CAMC Health System // Support group for parents who have experienced the loss of their baby.

Group meets the third Monday of each month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm each month in the CAMC Cancer Center multipurpose room (800 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston). For more information, call 304-388-2545.

  • Wisconsin

MADISON

Bereaved Parents Support Group // Pregnancy and Infant loss support group.

Group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at St. Mary’s Hospital in Bay 4. For more information, call/text Claire Matejka (Parent Volunteer)
Support Group Facilitator at 920-643-0217 or email bereavedparentsofmadison@gmail.com.

  • Wyoming

LARAMIE

Bereaved Parent Support Group – Ivinson Memorial Hospital // Support group for parents who have lost a child.

Group meets from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at 920 E. Sheridan the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in December. Please use the back entrance and parking lot. The December meeting is a Memorial Candle Lighting Ceremony, held yearly at Ivinson Hospital the second Sunday of December. For more information, contact Mary Foianini at 307-742-8880.