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Organizations  Infant Bereavement Photography   Stories of poor prenatal diagnosis   Perinatal Hospice   Pregnancy/Infant loss support   Pregnancy Support   Research/information on different anomolies  Pregnancy/Infant loss support  Financial Support (outside of FL)   Pregnancy Support  Infant Loss Awareness Day   Pregnancy Resources   Infant loss support   Infant loss support   Waiting with Love Pregnancy Support   NICU Support Memory Boxes   Infant Loss Support   Financial Assistance PA and MD   Infant loss support


Informational  Banking breastmilk   Loss and Grief   Loss and Grief for children   Perinatal Hospice    NICU   Holidays after losing a baby   Pro-life OBGYNs


Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital Heart Defects
Cystic Hygroma
Potters Syndrome
Posterior Urethral Valves and
Spina Bifida
Trisomy and
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome




Hospitals   USF Tampa Fetal Care Center   Boston Children's Hospital   The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia   University of California, San Francisco Children's Hospital


Local Support Groups   Compassionate Friends Space Coast Chapter   Brightstar,  A Special Place for Grieving Children,  321-733-7672


Remembering through Sharing- Infant loss support group in Indialantic, FL. Contact: Tammy Mussler (321)698-5071
The third Tuesday of each month at: 150 Coconut Ave, Indialantic, FL, 7PM-9PM


Griefshare Loss of a Child group- Calvary Chapel in Melbourne,


Elizabeth Ministries-
Support for women going through various issues including miscarriages.


The Tears Foundation Support group:
The third Thursday of each month from 6-8 PM.  BeginAgain Children's Grief Center, 655 N Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114


Winnie Palmer Support Group (Orlando)-  2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Contact: Laura Barton, LCSW (321) 841-1048


Florida Hospital- H.E.A.L. (Helping Endure Infant Loss)
Seven-week series for parents experiencing miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. Lead by a male and female licensed mental        health counselor.
        FH Barker Conference Center
        Four times each year, 7-9 p.m.
        Free but you must pre-register at 407.303.5715



Grief Counseling
Candace Cowan, M.S., LMHC     
Adult and Child Counseling and Psychiatric Center
5545 N. Wickham, Suite 110
Melbourne, FL  32940
321-779-9838 x36

Candace is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 25 years experience in the counseling field. She maintains a general counseling practice addressing anxiety, depression and bereavement for older children through adulthood. Candace’s practice involves a special emphasis on maternal health, addressing reproductive challenges, pregnancy loss, and postpartum depression and adjustment.  Learning skills to cope with the fears that appear during a subsequent pregnancy after a loss are also a specialty of her practice.  Candace co-facilitates a perinatal loss support group in Brevard County for those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death.

Bring the Rain


He will Carry Me">


The Miracle of Matthew


Through My Mother's Eyes


Waiting for Happy


Waiting for Gabriel, A Story of Cherishing a Baby's Brief Life   Amy Kuebelbeck


I'll Hold You in Heaven   Jack Hayford


I WIll Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy   Angie Smith


Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby   Deborah Davis


A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life is Expected  to be Brief   Kuebelbeck, Davis


Threads of Hope, Pieces of Joy: A Pregnancy Loss Bible Study   Gwen Kik, Teale Fackler


Gift of a Lifetime   Focus on the Family  (Booklet)


Bittersweet Hellogoodbye: A Resource in Planning Farewell Rituals When a Baby Dies   Jane Lamb


Loving and Letting Go: For Parents Who Decided to Turn Away from Aggressive Medical Intervention for their Critically Ill Newborns  Deborah Davis


Children also Grieve:  Talking About Death and Healing   Linda Goldman


How to Help When Parents Grieve   Holly Fox Vellekoop


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