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20/11/2019
Moving Forward With Stroke - Goderich
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm / Goderich: Harbor Hills Retirement Community / A drop-in support group for adult stroke survivors and caregivers!
26/11/2019
Blood Donor Clinic - Stratford
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. / Rotary Complex
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Pregnancy & Infant Loss Resources

To find information about suggested groups, forums and resources please visit the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network page by clicking here.

Resources and Services offered at HPHA to support bereaved parents and families

  • Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep - A volunteer based photography service that comes free of charge to photograph the infants if the parents consent. Photographs are touched up if necessary and mailed to the parents
  • Angel Gowns - Volunteers use used wedding gowns to make infant sized gowns for still birth infants. Free of charge
  • Sweater sets/Blankets - Volunteers provide knitted or crocheted sweaters/hats/booties and blankets for the infants. All different sizes to accommodate infants at different sizes of development.
  • Books - A children's book explaining death so siblings can understand at their level. The SGH Foundation currently is funding this initiative
  • Resource books and pamphlets - The Pregnancy And Infant Loss (PAIL) Network (Sunnybrook Hospital) provides multiple resources for grieving parents to connect them with follow up and help post discharge. You can visit their website to learn more.
  • Footprints - Parents have the option to have their infant's feet foot printed with colourful paint in the shape of a butterfly.
  • Weighted Teddy Bears - A new initiative, the SGH Foundation will be providing our program with teddy bears to stuff with weighted material that will match the infant's weight. Parents have the option to take a teddy home weighted to their infant's weight.
  • Social work follow up and referrals - Offered to all patients experiencing a loss.

Please note that the resources presented does not replace medical advice.  If you have medically related questions surrounding your loss or any feelings you may be experiencing, visit a health care provider or make an appointment with your family doctor if you have one.  He/she can help answer any questions you may have regarding your physical or mental health.