Grief and Loss Support Groups

Due to the pandemic some groups have changed their format.  Please contact individual groups for more details.

WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network:  

“Tiniest Angels” Bereavement Support Groups are geared toward men, women, grandparents and families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death.
There is absolutely no fee to take part in these support groups. Prior registration is required for attendance.  Please call the office at (716) 626-6363
or RSVP to Tara Petty at tara@wnypbn.org

Currently groups are virtual.
Peer Support Group:
The 3rd Friday of each month at 10:00a.m.

M. Steven Piver Center for Women's Health at Sister's Hospital:

Footprints on the Heart - for any parents who have experienced the loss of a baby.  Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm

M. Steven Piver Center for Women's Health at Sister's Hospital 2121 Main Street Suite 100 Buffalo NY 14214

For questions or to register, call Amy Creamer, LMHC at 716-862-1678 or email Amy at acreamer@chsbuffalo.org

Sister's Perinatal Bereavement Group - Footprints on the Heart, now offering a virtual support group.  Call Amy Creamer for details at 716-346-1013

Pregnancy and Infant Loss for Moms - Postpartum Support International

Every Friday 1:30pmET/10:30PT or 4pmET/1pm PT

Our online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support group provides connection for mothers grieving the loss of their baby. Led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby is often a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help. Register here.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss for Parents - Postpartum Support International

Every Monday at 1pm ET/10am PT

Our online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support for Parents group provides connection for parents grieving the loss of their baby. Led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved parents find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby is often a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help. Register here.

Pregnant/Parenting After Loss–a monthly virtual support group for women that are experiencing a subsequent pregnancy or are actively parenting after a loss. This group manages the challenges that having a baby after a loss entails.

Julie Bindeman, Psy-D

Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington 

EMDRIA Certified Clinician 

5914 Hubbard Drive

Rockville, MD 20852

Office: (301) 468-4849

Cell: (240) 505-5751

www.GreaterWashingtonTherapy.com

Return to Zero: HOPE free (or donation if you can) Growth and Healing after Pregnancy and Infant Loss

The FRAT:  Fathers Rallying Against Tragedy.  Contact Joe at 716-213-3277 or jdjquin5@verizon.net

A Heartbreaking Choice:

This website supports women who have made the Heartbreaking Choice to terminate a much wanted pregnancy. For those who have undergone a pregnancy termination due to a poor prenatal diagnosis, problems with their own health, or for the health of another fetus (selective reduction). If you have had a pregnancy termination for medical reasons, we are here for you. You'll find articles on how to deal with the grief, stories from women just like you, who have have made this Heartbreaking Choice to end a much wanted pregnancy.This official "A Heartbreaking Choice" support group is a private, membership only discussion forum where those who have undergone a pregnancy termination due to a poor prenatal diagnosis, problems with their own health, or for the health of another fetus can get unconditional support. These forums are completely private and are not crawled by Google nor connected to Facebook or Twitter for security reasons.  For more information: aheartbreakingchoice.com

Termination for Medical Reasons - Postpartum Support International

First Thursday of every month 12pm ET/ 9am PT 

Many parents face the difficult choice to end a pregnancy due to a devastating maternal or fetal diagnosis. Our online Termination for Medical Reasons Support Group provides non-judgmental support to moms who experienced termination for medical reasons.

Led by PSI-trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby can be a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help.

Register here.