List of books we have read after our losses:
A book filled with journal entries chronicling her first year after the birth of her stillborn daughter.
A book written by a mother whose daughter was diagnosed with issues that were “incompatible with life” and how she navigated carrying her daughter to term.
A compilation of letters written by other loss mothers to offer support and hope.
A compilation of letters written by loss moms. This one even has a letter written by one of our own mommas!
A compilation of survival tips for grieving mother’s from mother’s who have lost a baby or child.
A Christian book that helps to answer the question, “Is my baby in heaven?”
Nine bereaved mothers helped to write to lend bereaved parents support and comfort.
This book is a compilation of letters written by bereaved fathers. Asher’s Dad even has a letter in it!
A devotional to work through losing a child you were never able to know and how God and provide comfort.
A devotional to help one cope with any type of suffering.
A quick devotional to learn about God and his part in child loss.
A devotional or a bible study tool for miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss.
List of Books for Families/Siblings of loss
A story of the adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, and Tigger.
“But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the Forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.”
A story of an elephant who does everything to save a clover that has a town on it.
“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”
A story of a parent’s love for their child.
“I love you right up to the the moon-and back.”
A story of a mother’s love.
“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”
A story of the never ending love between a mother and their child.
“I’ll love you forever,
I’ll like you for always,
As long as I’m living
my baby you’ll be.”
A story of a stuffed bunny who is afraid that her imperfection will make it hard to find a child who will love her.
A story that will teach a child to better understand heaven.
A story of a little girl who is excited to become a big sister. Her little brother is born premature and is in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) but unfortunately does not make it home.
This book is used to explain the loss of an older sibling to the children born after them. It is emotional but wonderful!
- “Perfectly Imperfect Family” by Amie Lands
A beautiful book told from the point of a view of a child born after the loss of his parent’s first child.
Pregnancy After Loss
- “Pregnancy After Loss Support: Love Letters to Moms Pregnant After Loss” by Emily R. Long
A compilation book of letters written by mothers who have experienced pregnancy after loss.