Miscarriage, stillbirth, and loss of a baby

After the loss of your baby

Perinatal loss graphicWe are deeply sorry for the loss of your baby. You don’t have to walk this path alone.

Support is available for you during this very difficult time. Explore the resources below and on this page as you feel ready:

For more information about services and support in your community, contact your local health unit.

Local grief support in Northern BC

If you’re aware of local grief support services available in your community that are not listed here, or if any of the information is incorrect, email us at HealthyStart@northernhealth.ca.

Dawson Creek

Fort St. John

Prince George

Prince Rupert





Grief and loss support in BC and Canada

BC Bereavement Helpline

BC Women’s perinatal loss support group

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

Hope for Wellness Helpline

Kids Grief - Canadian Virtual Hospice

  • Talk with kids about serious illness, dying, and death
  • Website: www.kidsgrief.ca

Pregnancy, Infant, and Child Loss Support Centre

  • Calgary-based pregnancy and infant loss helpline available to individuals who have experienced impacts of infertility, miscarriage, termination for medical reasons, stillbirth, neonatal loss, and sudden infant loss syndrome (SIDS)
  • Phone: 1-825-205-7918
  • Email: info@pilsc.org

Lactation after the loss of a baby

The arrival of your breast milk after the loss of your baby can be surprising, comforting, or difficult. There is no right or wrong way to feel. Some parents choose to donate their milk to other babies in need. Others want to dry up their milk as quickly as possible. It is your choice. These resources may help:


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