Remember if a situation is life-threatening please have the mama you’re working with dial 911 or their local emergency number.
Mental Health Emergency Resources
National Suicide Prevention Line – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (United States)
International Suicide Prevention Website – To find a suicide prevention hotline in your country please visit the International Association of Suicide Prevention website at IASP.Info
Postpartum Support International (for pregnant and postpartum women experiencing mood disorders such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD symptoms) – 1-800-944-4773
The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233 (United States)
The National Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-422-4452 (United States)
Bereavement support for those who are not currently trying to conceive, pregnant, or parenting after a loss, we recommend the following support services and or organizations.
Organizations that partner with PALS
(in)Complete Retreat, hosted by Leah’s Legacy Foundation – A biblically-based retreat for mothers who have experienced the loss of their baby through stillbirth, infant, or child death. The next retreat is scheduled for August 15-18, 2019 at a private house on Lake Martin in Alexander City, AL.
Reconceiving Loss – A public forum for personal stories, artwork & articles on the topic of baby loss, grief & healing and a private support center & workshop for you or someone you know who has suffered infant or pregnancy loss.
Star Legacy Foundation – The Star Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to reducing pregnancy loss and neonatal death and improving care for families who experience such tragedies. They are a community of families, health professionals, researchers, policy makers, and individuals dedicated to helping every pregnancy have a happy ending. Star Legacy Foundation offers live video online support groups for bereaved parents, pregnancy after loss, parenting after loss, dads and grandparents.
Bereavement services and organizations that PALS endorses
First Candle offers a 24/7 Grief Support Hotline at 1-800-221-7437.
SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
Living Childless after Loss Support
Bed Rest Support
Mental Health/Postpartum Support
Postpartum Support International offers support services for the mom who is struggling with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum.