Below is a list of national organizations that support families who have experienced pregnancy loss or infant death.

United States

1st Breath - Provides education, advocacy, and public awareness of stillbirth in addition to assisting families and professionals dealing with the death of a baby. 

Angel Names AssociationFinancial assistance for autopsy, funeral, cemetery, monument expenses, and counseling services for families of stillborn children in all 50 states; funding for stillbirth research.

ASAP Coalition (Action for Stillbirth Awareness & Prevention Coalition) - Advocacy group dedicated to raising stillbirth awareness, unify voices, and accelerate prevention efforts in the United States.

Center for Loss in Multiple Births (CLIMB) - Provides parent-to-parent support for those who have experienced the death of one or more of our twins or higher multiple birth children at any time from conception through birth, infancy and early childhood.

Count the Kicks - Aims to reduce preventable stillbirths by teaching expectant parents the importance of, and method for, self-monitoring and tracking babies' daily movements during the third trimester.

Cuddle Cot Initiative  - An in-room cooling unit that is the size of a small humidifier disguised inside of a Moses basket. Research has proven having a unit available to parents while they are in the hospital encourages families to spend time with their baby.

First Candle - Formed as a merger of several regional SIDS prevention and research organizations, First Candle's mission is now expanded to include stillbirth as well as other sudden, unexpected infant deaths.  The organization aims to fund research and public campaigns to help every baby reach their first birthday.

Friends of Mattie - Gives grants to  families who have experienced financial strain due to the loss of a child.

The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) - An initiative out of Seattle Children’s Hospital leading a collaborative, global effort to increase awareness and accelerate innovative research and interventions that will improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes around the world.

Go Pink and Blue - International pregnancy and infant loss awareness campaign created to invite the world to support what used to be a silent topic. 

Hayden's Helping Hands - Provides financial assistance for families who have delivered a stillborn baby by paying up to $1,000 in delivery bills. They are able to support families in Washington State and Oregon. They have been able to pay a total of 39 delivery bills since their foundation began. Rebekka Hauskins, Founder and President: 503-504-0512

Kelly Ryan Foundation - Provides financial assistance for burial costs. 

K'nafayim: Wings of Hope for the Orthodox Jewish Woman - Providing national phone support calls for several kinds of perinatal loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth, and fetal anomaly termination as well as perinatal loss packets for support.                                  Contact: Malkie Klaristenfeld, Director, (917.627.5528) or Dvora Entin, LCSW, (

Loss of All in Multiple Birth Support (LAMBs) - Online group for parents who have endured the Loss of All in a Multiple Birth to share their stories and support each other. 

Mattie's MemoryAssists people on a national level to obtain state-issued stillbirth certificates as well as to help them find local support.

Mental Health Professional Group, part of American Society of Reproductive Medicine - Websites contains information and resources for families and providers.

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep - Bereavement photography foundation that trains, educates, and mobilizes professional quality photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant.

Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care - Provides information and support for parents who receive a prenatal diagnosis that indicates your baby likely will die before or after birth.

Pregnancy After Loss Support - Dedicated to helping mothers choose hope over fear while nurturing grief during a pregnancy after a previous loss.

Project Rachel - Catholic Church's ministry to those who have been involved in abortion, providing an integrated network of services, including pastoral counseling, support groups, retreats and referrals to licensed mental health professionals.

Purposeful Gift - Increases awareness about neonatal organ, eye, tissue, and whole body donation and supporting families who are considering donation as an option.

RESOLVE - US National Infertility Association works to improve the lives of men and women living with infertility.

Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) - Organization that provides bereavement training to health care professionals working at hospitals in the form of evidence based courses, consultation services and support material.   

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support - National organization serving 29 states. Offering support services to mothers, families, and professional support and education during and after the loss of a baby.

SIDS Network - A collaborative effort of individuals from across the United States and around the world that offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID.

Star Legacy Foundation - Minnesota based not-for-profit dedicated to stillbirth research and education including events, funding research, and advocating education and awareness of the stillbirth and infant loss community. The foundation also organizes outreach and support services for families, local support groups, and support and education for medical and mental health professionals.

Still Mothers - Provides support and resources for families who have experienced the death of a baby (ies) and are living without a child to raise.

Stillbirthday - Offers Bereavement Doula training.

TEARS Foundation - Non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for their precious baby who has died. TEARS also offers support groups and peer companion program in select states.


Bears of Hope - Provides comfort, acknowledgement, information, empowerment, and guidance to families during their time of loss.

Carly Marie Project Heal - Intended to be a place of healing and transformation, growth and learning for parents who are grieving and looking for paths to healing. Carly Marie is also known for her names in the sand during sunsets as well as her affirmation artwork.

Heartfelt - Supplies photographic memories for families who experience stillbirth, premature births, or children with serious or terminal illnesses.

SANDS Australia – Miscarriage, stillbirth & newborn death support - Providing nationwide resources across Australia in the form of information, 24-hour phone and online support and virtual chats with peer volunteers, to fully support families as well as medical and mental health professionals in all parts of stillbirth and neonatal death.

SIDS and Kids - Dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families. 

Stillbirth Foundation of Australia -  In addition to funding stillbirth research, the Stillbirth Foundation raises awareness about stillbirth, including medical and societal risk factors, and potential ways that stillbirth might be prevented.


Antenatal and Baby - Bereavement photography for families who experience perinatal loss. They also provide midwifery support after stillbirth.


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day - The October 15th campaign raises awareness for a variety of issues that are the direct result of the death of a child, either before birth (during pregnancy) or after birth.

Empty Arms Perinatal Loss Support Services - Offers families experiencing loss free services such as birth and bereavement doula care, the use of a CuddleCot, professional photography, mementos, as well as ongoing support. 


A Little Lifetime FoundationProvides information, services and support based on other bereaved parents’ and families’ experiences.

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep - Bereavement photography foundation that trains, educates, and mobilizes professional quality photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant.


Ciao Lapo - Italian organization devoted to supporting perinatal health, as well as the women and families who experience perinatal loss.

New Zealand

SANDS New Zealand - Supports parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby at any stage during pregnancy, as a baby or infant.


International Stillbirth Alliance - Alliance of member organisations and individual supporters working towards stillbirth prevention and improvement of bereavement care worldwide.

SANDS UK – Stillbirth & neonatal death charity - Providing nationwide resources across the UK in the form of information, telephone and email support, as well as groups and online forums to fully support families as well as medical and mental health professionals in all parts of stillbirth and neonatal death.