Prior to Birth

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The following resources can provide support prior to the birth of your baby.


{Types of Loss} includes many birth situations, including:

  • miscarriage
  • stillbirth
  • diagnosis/anticipatory grief/ NICU
  • rainbow/live birth


{Gestational Age of Your Baby } (information & photos)


{Birth Methods} explained, including:

  • first trimester
  • second trimester
  • third trimester


{Birth Plans} (real, printable birth plans for every experience)


{Getting Support}

{More information and support}


Plan ahead and look at the information for During Birth and After the Birth, including Farewell Celebrations (resources, laws, and information for ways to say goodbye)

Read stories from others (and share yours) - just visit the right sidebar, and see them labeled by week and by additional circumstances.