The loss of a pregnancy affects us in so many ways, but it can be difficult to put your feelings into words. Kim Kluger-Bell’s book Unspeakable Losses dives into the concept of finding support after the loss of your baby when you don’t know quite what to ask for. Written by a therapist who experienced a miscarriage, this book provides real-time advice on getting through the day-to-day after your loss.
Processing the loss of your infant child feels nearly impossible, and the author of Silent Grief knows that pain all too well. In sharing her own experience and how she relates to the statistics of child loss, Clara Hinton send he clear message to readers that they are not alone in their silent grief.
When a parent experiences the shocking loss of a child, there can be so many questions raised about how to cope. In Hannah Lothrop’s book for parents in these circumstances, she uses both her training as a psychologist as well as her own experience with miscarriage, or perinatal loss, to provide insight to readers seeking direction. This book and many more on our shelves can be a comfort to you today.
In the first hours and days after the loss of a baby, Empty Arms by Sherokee Ilse is a resource that will cradle your family in its pages and guide you through the choices you are given to make. When the author and her husband lost their infant son, Brennan, they saw the need for a resource that answers the questions we may not even know to ask. Never hesitate to reach for this book if you need it or pass it along to a friend who might benefit from Ms. Ilse’s grace and wisdom.
After the loss of a child, you may not have the bandwidth to read a dense book. Anne McCracken’s A Broken Heart Still Beats is an easy-to-digest compilation of poetry, fiction, and essays, each written by a parent who has lost a child. These pieces of will touch your broken heart and remind you that your broken, or shattered, heart still beats.