Support for Prenatal Decision - Developed as a teaching aid for professional and paraprofessionals working in the field of genetics and prenatal diagnosis, this film presents a panel of parents who have experienced prenatal diagnosis and chose to interrupt their pregnancy. Rental price is $35 plus shipping; purchase price is $95 plus shipping. Contact Support for Prenatal Decision, PO Box 7523, Redlands, CA 92375.

Teaching videos available from the Family Health lnstitute, PO Box 904, Alma, MI 48801, (517) 463-2779.

Who Cares for the Caregiver? by Jack M. Stack, MD - A lecture and discussion of the pain experienced by a wide range of caregivers including dysfunctional behaviors and methods of dealing with losses.

Empty Arms: A Tribute to Jacob by Jack M. Stack, MD and Kim Barnas, BS - A sensitive videotape exploring the effect of reproductive loss on the woman, her family and professional caregivers. This 54-minute interview between the mother of stillborn baby Jacob and her family physician, has been used successfully for teaching students, physicians, nurses and other caregivers about the empathic management of this family tragedy and also about the care of the professional caregivers. Purchase price is $150.00 for each video which includes postage. Contact Family Health Institute.


Books on Loss and Grief

Our Heartbreaking Choices: Forty-Six Women Share Their Stories of Interrupting a Much-Wanted Pregnancy

The Dive :: A Memoir

A Time to Decide a Time to Heal: For Parents Making Difficult Decisions About Babies They Love

Precious Lives Painful Choices: A Prenatal Decision-Making Guide

Sunshine After the Storm: A Survival Guide for the Grieving Mother

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, Revised Edition: Surviving the Death of Your Baby

Empty Arms: Coping With Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death

A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss

Unspeakable Losses: Healing From Miscarriage, Abortion, And Other Pregnancy Loss

Surviving Pregnancy Loss: A Complete Sourcebook for Women and Their Families

Difficult Decisions: For Families Whose Unborn Baby Has a Serious Problem

Books for Fathers, Family, Children and Friends

Couple Communication After a Baby Dies: Differing Perspectives

For Better or Worse: For Couples Whose Child Has Died

How to Say it When You Don't Know What to Say: The Right Words For Difficult Times

A Guide For Fathers: When A Baby Dies

When Your Friend's Child Dies: A Guide to Being a Thoughtful and Caring Friend

When Pregnancy Fails: Families Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death

What You Can Say When You Don't Know What to Say: Reaching Out to Those Who Hurt

Books about Trying Again and Pregnancy after Loss

Journeys: Stories of Pregnancy After Loss

Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss

Pregnancy After a Loss: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Infant Death