Recommended Resources

Contact your Parish Priest and/or Physician as needed

Laura Kelly Fanucci at Mothering Spirit: “Mothering Spirit

ForYourMarriage Blog post: “Miscarriage

Facebook Group: “Mommy to a Little Saint

Mary Haseltine’s website:

Hannah’s Hope Support Group: Contact Laura Fanucci at

Prenatal Bereavement Support Group: St. Cloud (MN) Hospital – Family Birthing Center 320-252-2700 ext. 53528, or Spiritual Care 320-251-2700, ext. 5462

A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby’s Life Is Expected to Be Brief – Amy Kuebelbeck and Deborah L. Davis

After Miscarriage: A Catholic Woman’s Companion to Healing & Hope – Karen Edmisten

Bittersweet…hellogoodbye A Resource in Planning Farewell Riturals When A Baby Dies (book) – available through the Office of Worship, 320-251-9068

Blessed is the Fruit of Thy Womb: Rosary Reflections on Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss – Heidi Indahl

Coping With Pregnancy Loss – pamphlet available through the Office of Marriage & Family, call Sheila at 320-252-4721

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

Grieving Together: A Couple’s Journey through Miscarriage – Laura and Franco Fanucci

Hiding in the Upper Room: How the Catholic Sacraments Healed Me from Child Loss – Kelly Breaux

Loving Baby Louie: Hope in the Midst of Grief – David and Colleen Currie

Waiting with Gabriel: A Story of Cherishing a Baby’s Brief Life – Amy Kuebelbeck

For guidance on how to care for the body of a child after a miscarriage or stillbirth (whether at home or at a medical facility), download this Care of Fetal Remains document.

NFP Only Physicians in the Diocese of St. Cloud (MN):

Decline of serum human chorionic gonadotropin and spontaneous complete abortion: defining the normal curve.

How Long Until hCG Falls to Zero After Miscarriage? Read More:

Elizabeth Ministry International

Heaven’s Gain Ministries:

Red Bird Ministries:

The Mysterious Miscarriage:

Behold Your Child Ministry:

Diocese of St. Cloud NFP:

Catholic Miscarriage Support:

Trappist Caskets:

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep:

Perinatal Hospice:

Prayerful reflections are available below for those who have been affected by miscarriage, stillbirth, infant loss, or a life-limiting prenatal diagnosis.

Reflections for After Miscarriage
Reflections for After Stillbirth
Reflections for After Infant Loss
Reflections for After a Life-Limiting Prenatal Diagnosis
Reflections for Medical Professionals and Ministers