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Decision Making After Poor Prenatal Diagnosis
- Difficult Decisions For Families Whose Unborn Baby Has a Serious Problem by Scott Scribner, et al
- Precious Lives, Painful Choices: A Prenatal Decision-Making Guide by Sherokee Ilse
- A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal For Parents Making Difficult Decisions About Babies They Love edited by Molly A. Minnick, ACSW et al
- The Burden of Choice: Collected Stories from Parents Facing a Diagnosis of Abnormalities During Pregnancy compiled by Georgina Pearson
Grief & Healing: Specific to Pregnancy Interruption
- Our Heartbreaking Choices edited by Christie Brooks
- A Mother’s Dilemma: A Spiritual Search for Meaning Following Pregnancy Interruption After Prenatal Diagnosis by Wendy Lyon with Molly A. Minnick, ACSW
- Abortion: How to Feel Better Afterwards—A Neutral Guide to Recovery by Jilly Smith
Grief & Healing: General Prenatal Loss
- Unspeakable Losses by Kim Kluger-Bell
- Another Baby? Maybe … questions regarding pregnancy after loss by Sherokee Ilse and Maribeth Wilder Doerr
- For Better Or Worse: For Couples Whose Child Has Died, by Maribeth Wilder Doerr.
- An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination a memoir by Elizabeth McCracken
- A Silent Sorrow—Pregnancy Loss by lngrid Kohn, MSW and Perry-Lynn Moffitt with Isabelle A. Wilkins, M.D.
- Surviving Pregnancy Loss by Rochelle Friedman, M.D. and Bonnie Gradstein
- A Guide For Fathers When a Baby Dies by Tim Nelson
- Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis
Grief Workbooks & Support Group Manuals
- Life Line: A Journal for Parents Grieving a Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Early Infant Death by Joanie Reid
- Support Group Manual: A training manual for conducting support programs for parents who have interrupted pregnancies by Kathleen J. Delp ACSW and Molly A. Minnick ACSW.
- The Art of Helping—What to Say and Do When Someone is Hurting, by Lauren Briggs
General Grief (Not Specific to Prenatal Loss)
- When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron
- When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner
- The Reality Slap: Finding Peace & Fulfillment when Life Hurts by Russ Harris
- God Said, Ha! a memoir by Julia Sweeney
Talking to Children About Abortion or Loss
- Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie
- Sister Apple, Sister Pig by Mary Walling Blackburn (instant download)
- Where Are You? A Child’s Book About Loss by Laura Oliveri
- Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schwiebert
- We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead by Pat Schwiebert
- The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages by Leo Buscaglia
Pregnancy After Loss (Subsequent Pregnancy)
- Celebrating Pregnancy Again: Restoring the lost joys of pregnancy after the loss of a child by Franchesca Cox
- Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth & Infant Loss by Ann Douglas
- Pregnancy After a Loss: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Infant Death by Carol Cirulli Lanham
Fiction Involving Termination for Medical Reasons
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