Grief Support

We Are Very Sorry For Your Loss

Dealing With Grief

  • Grief is all the feelings you have when someone close to you dies.
  • You may have a lot of feelings as you grieve. You may feel angry, sad and confused. You and your partner may show your feelings differently.
  • You and your family can get help as you grieve from your provider, a social worker, a grief counselor or a support group.
  • Take care of yourself to help you heal. Your body and your emotions need time to recover after pregnancy.
  • Find special ways for you and your family to remember your baby.

We have put together some resources for you that may benefit you.
If you need any assistance, please call us at (321) 634-6101.

*This list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather an overview of some available resources.

Grief and Loss Support

    Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard
    Healthy Start provides moms, newborns and families with the resources, help and support they need during pregnancy and after birth. Healthy Start also provides free grief counseling for those that had an unexpected loss.
    Phone: (321) 634-6101

    Cherishing the Journey
    Pregnancy and postnatal support when your baby has a negative prenatal diagnosis, or dies unexpectedly before or after birth.
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: (321) 750-8354

    Compassionate Friends
    Resources and support groups for families after the death of a child. Click on “Find a local Chapter” to find a local support group here in Brevard.

    Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
    Resources and support groups for families with pregnancy or infant loss. Click on “Families” and “Find a support group in your state” to find a local support group here in Brevard.

    Bright Star Center for Grieving Children
    Bright Star is a specialized children’s program for grief and loss that encourages the expression of grief experiences through creative, positive play within a peer group setting.
    Address: 1131 W New Haven Ave, Suite 102, Melbourne, FL 32904
    Phone: (321) 434-7622

    The TEARS Foundation
    The TEARS Foundation seeks to compassionately lift a financial burden from families who have lost a child by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services.  We also offer parents comprehensive bereavement care in the form of grief support groups and peer companions.

    Florida Chapter of The Tears Foundation
    A warm and caring atmosphere where grieving parents with similar experiences can come together and feel comfortable sharing their feelings about loss and their love for their babies. Participation is absolutely FREE, voluntary and all information is kept confidential.

    Additional March of Dimes Resources:

    March of Dimes

    Share Your Story
    March of Dimes online community for families to share experiences with prematurity, birth defects or loss.

    From Hurt To Healing
    The March of Dimes offers this free booklet that has information and resources for grieving parents.

    Healthy Babies Start With Healthy Moms