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Perinatal Bereavement Help and Support

Grief is unique to each person experiencing it. For families experiencing a pregnancy-related loss or infant loss, there are supports available.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PDF 142 KB)

Information Booklet for Second/Third Trimester Loss (PDF 303 KB)

Lactation After Loss for Bereaved Parents (PDF 216 KB)

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has developed a list of community services for your information. It does not represent a complete listing of all available services. It is not intended as an endorsement of any individual or service. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit does not assume responsibility for services provided by other organizations or service providers.

Bridget's Bunnies

Pregnancy or infant loss resources. For those receiving care at a hospital in Simcoe Muskoka region they will receive a comfort kit while in hospital.

Little Loss Library (Bracebridge - Archdekin Medical and Sprucedale). No cost.

Chigamik Community Health Centre: Biidaaban Doula Collective


Provides support to families experiencing pregnancy loss or abortion.

First Nation, Métis, and Inuit women and their families who reside in the North Simcoe Muskoka region. No cost.

Chigamik Community Health Centre/ Hospice Huronia:

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group


[email protected]

Provides bi-weekly bereavement groups for those experiencing miscarriage, stillbirth, loss of a multiple, whose baby died, infertility an/or loss of an embryo.

Christine's Place: Pregnancy and Family Support Centre

Huntsville: 705-952-0647

Gravenhurst: 705-717-9400

For after-hours help call Option Line: 1-800-712-4357 or text 24/7

[email protected]

Provides support after miscarriage or abortion.

Faith based.

Collingwood Well Baby Clinic/ Hospice Georgian Triangle/ CGMH: Life After Loss


[email protected]

Monthly bereavement group for those experiencing pregnancy loss or death of a baby.

Compassion Place Pregnancy & Family Care Centre (aka Huronia Pregnancy Resource Centre)


Provides support after abortion.

Faith based.

Ended Beginnings


Supports different forms of pregnancy and infant loss through bereavement groups, workshops and one to one peer support.

Envisage Pregnancy Services


[email protected]

Provides support after abortion.

Faith based.

Orillia Pregnancy Resource Centre


Provides support after abortion.

Faith based.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network


Support services to parents who have had a loss through ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, medical termination, stillbirth, or newborn death.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Outreach of North Simcoe Muskoka

705-325-0505 ext. 209

Offers practical and emotional support for individuals who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss with monthly bereavement groups and one to one peer support.

The Life Centre


[email protected]

Provides support after pregnancy loss or abortion.

Faith based.

See Primary Health Care Provider

Contact primary health care provider for general mental health supports.

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