After Your Stillbirth
What is Stillbirth?
Your Physical Health
At the Hospital or Birthing Centre
Care for Your Baby
Your Emotional Health
When to Get Help
Losing a Twin or Multiples
Ways to Say Goodbye
Funerals and Memorial Services
Other Ways to Remember
When Considering Another Pregnancy
The Grief Journey
How You Feel Grief
Surrogate and Intended Parents
Impact of Grief
Strategies for Coping
Coping With Milestones
Northern Star Mothers Milk Bank
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
EdmontonPerinatal Bereavement Program
Red DeerPregnancy and Infant Loss Program
CalgaryPregnancy and Infant Loss – Grief Support ProgramPregnancy and Infant Loss – Grief Support Resources
Mental Health Helpline For more information on local perinatal bereavement groups in your area of Alberta, go to
Alberta Health Services or call Health Link at 811.
Content originally developed by Women’s Health Ambulatory Program, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta Health Services. Adapted with permission for online use.
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