Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Infant Loss, Medical termination

Updated: March 2020









The following books may be helpful:

  • Ambiguous Loss (by Pauline Boss)
  • The Anguish of Loss (by Julie Fritsch with Sherokee Ilse)
  • Coping with Miscarriage: A Simple, Reassuring Guide to Emotional and Physical Healing (by Mimi Luebbermann)
  • Coping With Infertility, Miscarriage, and Neonatal Loss: Finding Perspective and Creating Meaning (by Amy Wenzel, PhD)
  • Couple Communication After a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives (by Sherokee Ilse & Tim Nelson)
  • Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Infant Death, Surviving the First Hours & Beyond (by Sherokee Ilse)
  • Empty Cradle, Broken Heart:  Surviving the Death of Your Baby (by Deborah Davis)
  • Forgotten Tears: A Grandmother's Journey Through Grief (by Nina Bennett)
  • A Guide for Fathers: When a Baby Dies (by Tim Nelson)
  • Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth & Healing (by Lorraine Ash & Christiane Northrup, MD)
  • The Long-Awaited Stork: A Guide to Parenting After Infertility (by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer)
  • Our Babies Have Died:  Stories of Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Neonatal Death (by Sands Vic)
  • Our Heartbreaking Choices: 46 Women Share Their Stories of Interrupting a Much-Wanted Pregnancy (Ed by Christie Brooks)
  • Our Stories of Miscarriage: Healing with Words (by Rachel Faldet)
  • Pregnancy after a Loss (by Carol Cirulli Lanham)
  • A Silent Sorrow:  Pregnancy Loss – Guidance & Support for You & Your Family (by Ingrid Kohn, Perry-Lynn Moffitt, Isabelle A. Wilkins)
  • Surviving Pregnancy Loss: A Complete Sourcebook for Women and Their Families (by Rochelle Friedman & Bonnie Gradstein)
  • This Lovely Life (by Vicki Forman)
  • A Time to Decide a Time to Heal: For Parents Making Difficult Decisions About Babies They Love (by Molly Minnick & Kathleen Delp)
  • To Full Term: A Mother's Triumph Over Miscarriage (by Darci Klein)
  • Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Infant Loss (by Ann Douglas)
  • Unspeakable Losses (by Kim Kluger Bell)
  • Wanting Another Child: Coping with Secondary Infertility by Harriet Fishman Simons
  • When a Baby Dies: The Experience of Late Miscarriage, Stillbirth &  Neonatal Death (by Nancy Kohner & Alix Henley)
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People (by Harold Kushner)
  • When Hello Means Goodbye: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Dies Before Birth, at Birth, or Shortly After Birth (by Paul Kirk & Pat Schwiebert)