"The sharing of hurt is the beginning of healing"

Suggested Reading

Everyone’s circumstances are different, so we have listed some publications that may beof help and comfort for you and your family.

For The Adults

You Are Not Alone - A New way to grieve

By Cariad Lloyd

A Gift of Words - A moving collection of more than one hundred poems written by parents, grandparents, siblings, and other family members in respect of their own personal experience of the death of a baby.

By Sheryl McMahon

Ask Me His Name - Learning to live and laugh again after the loss of my baby.

By Ellie Wright

Philomena - The true story of a mother and the son she had to give away.

By Martin Sixsmith

From a Clear Blue Sky- We all have a car crash in our lives. To date I have had one; it happened to be a bomb I was a boy at the time, on a small boat in Ireland. Three of my family and a friend died in the explosion. One of the dead was my identical twin brother Nicholas. 

By Timothy Knatchbel

Dead Babies and Seaside Towns  - When the author's second child is stillborn and all atempts to have another baby fail, she starts to consider every possible option, no matter how unorthodox.

BY Alice Jolly

The Lone Twin By Joan Woodward - Understanding Twin Bereavement and Loss This book includes parental attitudes to the surviving twin, the feelings of the surviving twin and the effect of loss in adulthood

By Joan Woodward

For The Children

We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel - When Hello Means Goodbye." Created especially for children who are suffering the loss of their families pregnancy

by Pat Schwiebert

The memory Tree - A celebration of life and the memories that live on when a loved one dies.

By Britta Teckentrup

Stewarts Tree - A Book for Brothers and Sisters When a Baby Dies Shortly after Birth