Perinatal Bereavement Parent Support Program

Jan 4, 2023, 12:00 – 1:30 AM

About this event

The Baptist Health Lexington Perinatal Bereavement Parent Support Group meets from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month.

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic support group meetings are currently being held via Zoom.

Contact Debbie Mueller at 859.639.6904 or to receive an email invitation to attend each month.

For pregnancy loss and newborn death:

On-line support: National Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support: serves those who have experienced the death of a baby due to early

pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life .

MISS Foundation: Provides families with free grief packets, one-on-one mentor support, 24/7 moderated forums, support groups, resources for various types of child loss, newsletters and information about events. This volunteer-based foundation provides CARE - counseling, advocacy, research and education -for families grieving the death of a baby or child.

Pregnancy and Parenting after Loss:

On-line support: Pregnancy After Loss . PALS Mission is to support those who are expecting again after a previous loss in choosing hope over fear while nurturing grief during a subsequent pregnancy. Baptist Health Lexington's Perinatal Bereavement Parent Support Group is for families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.

The group is open to anyone who has experienced a loss regardless of how long ago the loss occurred or if the individual was a patient at Baptist Health Lexington. Parents may choose to talk or just listen. No one is asked to share if he or she does not feel comfortable doing so. A speaker is scheduled for each meeting to offer a brief presentation on a topic of interest to the parents. A perinatal bereavement support person facilitates each meeting.