Early Child Loss

It often happens in our families that a child dies prior to their birth due to miscarriage, an accident or other reason. In these times of grief, we turn to God for consolation and strength. We offer resources here to assist parents and other family members to deepen their faith and trust in God.

Pastoral Guide: Miscarriage, Stillborn or Newborn Loss
Sample letter for families
Questions and Answers
Parents’ Prayer
Resources for Parents
Suggested Reading List for those who have lost a child

Hope after Poor Prenatal Diagnosis, Ethics and Medics

Clergy Liturgical Aid: Order for the Naming and Commendation of an Infant Who Died before Birth

Example of a Birth Plan for a family facing an adverse diagnosis