• The Invisible String, by Patrice Karst

    In this relatable and reassuring contemporary classic, a mother tells her two children that they're all connected by an invisible string. This heartwarming picture book for all ages explores questions about the intangible yet unbreakable connections between us, and opens up deeper conversations about love.

  • Someone Came Before You, by Pat Schwiebert

    There are books for children to help them when the baby they are waiting for dies. And now there is a book for the child who comes after the one who died. It explains in a gentle way the parents' desire for a child and the sadness that comes over them when that baby dies. It then shares how the parents, with the help of the baby, get to the point of wanting another child to come into their lives.

  • Something Happened, by Cathy Blanford

    This book is for children between the ages of two and six whose families have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death. The simple, clear story helps the child to understand what has happened, to deal with all of the feelings that are arising, and to continue to feel loved and secure.

  • Perfectly Imperfect Family, by Amie L Lands and Natia Gogiashvili (Illustrator)

    Perfectly Imperfect Family beautifully demonstrates how a brother loves, honors, and includes his sister, who died before he was born, in the family's special days and every day.

  • Our Heaven Baby: A Children's Book on Miscarriage and the Hope of Heaven, by Leah Vis

    Five-year-old Abel is so excited to have a new baby! But soon Mommy tells him the sad news that she has had a miscarriage. The baby is now in Heaven with Jesus. Wait . . . Heaven?
    Author Leah Vis experienced three miscarriages and understands the confusion, sadness, and grief that follows miscarriage. In her journey she found that focusing on Heaven brought great peace and hope.

  • A Rainbow Baby Story: The Rainbow After the Storm, by Crystal A. Falk and Kim Roman

    A book for young children, ages 2 to 6 years old that helps parents open the lines of communication explaining the loss of a sibling through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss in a way that children can understand.

  • We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead, by Pat Schwiebert

    This children's book both directly addresses the issues that children may face over the loss of an unborn child and also gives parents practical and sensitive advice to help their children cope with the death.

  • My Sibling Still: For Those Who've Lost a Sibling to Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death, by Megan Lacourrege

    "...I am still your sibling, and I love you." My Sibling Still is written as a love letter from a sibling lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death to any surviving siblings.

  • Happy Tears & Rainbow Babies, by Natasha Melissa Carlow

    Happy Tears and Rainbow Babies tells the story of how faith brought healing and hope to one family after the pain and loss of miscarriage.

  • Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler's Guide to Understanding Death, by Bonnie Zucker

    Something Very Sad Happened is intended to be read to two- and three-year-old children to help them understand death and process the loss of a loved one.

  • Mommy Says I Have a Brother, by Stephany Resendes

    Designed to open up a conversation with your children about a sibling they may or may not have met, making it easier for them to ask questions and learn about a special person that is no longer here with them.

  • I Love You Still: A Memorial Baby Book, by Margaret Scofield

    I Love You Still: A Memorial Baby Book is a baby memory book specifically made for the events and emotions that follow a miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal loss. I Love You Still combines aspects of traditional baby books with areas for memorialization to preserve the memory of a baby lost in the womb, during, or shortly after birth. The book can be completed at whatever time feels right for mom, and can be revisited for months or even years to come.

  • The Worst Girl Gang Ever: A Survival Guide for Navigating Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss, by Bex Gunn and Laura Buckingham

    A practical and emotional self-help guide for anyone affected by miscarriage and pregnancy loss, from the co-hosts of the successful podcast, The Worst Girl Gang Ever.

  • Grieving the Child I Never Knew: A Devotional for Comfort in the Loss of Your Unborn or Newly Born Child, by Kathe Wunnenberg

    When the anticipation of your child's birth turns into the grief of pregnancy or infant loss, no words can ease your loss. Grieving the Child I Never Knew is a warm, encouraging, and truly helpful devotional for anyone experiencing the terrible loss of a baby.

  • Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby, by Deborah L. Davis

    Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, offers reassurance to parents who struggle with anger, guilt, and despair during and after the heartache of pregnancy or infant loss. Deborah Davis encourages grieving and strives to cover many different kinds of loss. Doctors, nurses, relatives, friends, and other support persons can gain special insight. Most importantly, parents facing the death of a baby will find necessary support in this gentle guide.

  • Navigating the Unknown: An Immediate Guide When Experiencing the Loss of Your Baby, by Amie Lands

    Navigating the Unknown is a handbook for bereaved parents, those who love them, and the medical staff who care for them. This book has been written to serve and guide families when they receive a life-limiting diagnosis and in the days immediately following the loss of their precious baby. It is a book that all parents hope they will never have to read, created to support those who have been thrust into a world in which their baby will never come home.

  • At a Loss: Finding Your Way After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant Death, by Donna Rothert

    Written by a psychologist who experienced two pregnancy losses herself, At a Loss offers thirty essays on the thoughts, feelings, and struggles that come along with losing a pregnancy or baby. Whether you are early in a crisis of grief or exploring the loss years afterward, you will find self-compassion, healing, and new ways to make meaning of your loss.

  • Unexpecting: Real Talk on Pregnancy Loss, by Rachel Lewis

    When your baby dies, you find yourself in a life you never expected. And even though pregnancy and infant loss are common, they're not common to you. Instead, you feel like a stranger in your own body, surrounded by well-meaning people who often don't know how to support you. In Unexpecting, Rachel Lewis is the friend you never knew you'd need, walking you through the unique grief of baby loss.

  • Fighting Infertility: Finding My Inner Warrior Through Trying to Conceive, IVF, and Miscarriage, by Samantha Busch

    In this memoir, Samantha uses her voice to break the silence and stigma that surround the infertility community. She details her battle with infertility, including her IVF experience, her miscarriage, a failed cycle, and the overwhelming grief and depression that surrounded these obstacles.

  • I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy, by Angie Smith

    Angie Smith and her husband Todd learned through ultrasound that their fourth daughter had conditions making her “incompatible with life.” Advised to terminate the pregnancy, the Smiths chose instead to carry this child and allow room for a miracle. That miracle came the day they met Audrey Caroline and got the chance to love her for the precious two-and-a-half hours she lived on earth.

  • Loved Baby: 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child after Pregnancy Loss, by Sarah Philpott

    In Loved Baby, author Sarah Philpott gently walks alongside women as they experience the misguided shame, isolation, and crushing despair that accompany the turmoil of loss. With brave vulnerability Sarah shares her own and others’ stories of loss, offering Christ-filled hope and support to women navigating grief.

  • Still: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Motherhood, by Emma Hansen

    A moving, candid account of one woman’s experience with stillbirth. Still shares what comes next: a struggle with grief and confusion alongside a desire to better understand stillbirth.
    Still is about one woman’s search for her own definition of motherhood, even as she faces one of life’s greatest challenges: learning to live after loss.

  • They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth, by Janel C. Atlas

    In 2006, Janel Atlas became a mother who left the hospital with empty arms; her second daughter was stillborn at 36 weeks. Reaching out for comfort, she realized a dire need shared by so many others like her, and so was born a collection of new essays by writers each sharing their firsthand experiences with stillbirth.

  • An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir, by Elizabeth McCracken

    Elizabeth McCracken's memoir shares in her ninth month of pregnancy, she learned that her baby boy had died. With humor and warmth and unfailing generosity, McCracken considers the nature of love and grief.

  • I Had a Miscarriage: A Memoir, a Movement, by Jessica Zucker

    Jessica Zucker weaves her own experience and other women's stories into a compassionate and compelling exploration of grief as a necessary, nuanced personal and communal process. She inspires her readers to speak their truth and, in turn, to ignite transformative change within themselves and in our culture.

  • Men and Miscarriage: A Dad's Guide to Grief, Relationships, and Healing After Loss, by Aaron Gouveia and MJ Gouveia

    Husband and wife Aaron and MJ Gouveia, using their own personal experiences enduring four miscarriages and a medically-necessary abortion combined with interviews of people from all different backgrounds and walks of life, shed light on how these topics influence men, women, their relationships, their mental health, and examine the shame and stigma too often associated with pregnancies that don't go as planned.

  • The Brink of Being: Talking About Miscarriage, by Julia Bueno

    With candor, warmth, and empathy, psychotherapist Julia Bueno blends women's stories (including her own) with research and analysis, exploring the effect of pregnancy loss on women and highlighting the ways in which our society fails to effectively respond to it. The result is a galvanizing, urgent, and moving exploration of a too-often-hidden human experience, and a crucial resource for anyone struggling with--or seeking to better understand--miscarriage.

  • Your guide to miscarriage and pregnancy loss: Hope and healing when you're no longer expecting: Hope and Healing When You're No Longer Expecting, by Kate White M.D., M.P.H.

    Kate White, M.D., OB/GYN, miscarriage survivor, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Boston University School of Medicine and Vice Chair of Academics in the OB/GYN department at Boston Medical Center, combines the latest medical research with the information you need—the facts and the forecasts, the hand-holding and the hope—when you experience a pregnancy loss.

  • Grace Like Scarlett: Grieving with Hope after Miscarriage and Loss. by Adriel Booker

    Adriel Booker shares intimate stories about her experiences with early and mid-term miscarriages to help you navigate your own grief and know you aren't alone.

  • How to Help Someone After a Miscarriage: A Practical Handbook, by Clare Foster

    This accessible guide provides evidence-based advice on supporting someone after a miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy. Clare Foster draws upon her personal experience and that of other women and partners, as well as extensive research, to provide you with the knowledge and practical advice you need to help your loved one.

  • Pregnancy After Loss Support: Love Letters to Moms Pregnant After Loss, by Lindsey Henke & Emily Long

    This book is a simple book of love written for you, a mom pregnant again after loss, from other loss moms who have been where you are now.

  • Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing, and Pregnancy after Loss, by Alexis Marie Chute

    Expecting Sunshine chronicles the anticipation and anxiety of expecting a baby while still grieving for the child that came before.