Guelph Women's Health Associates
Kristen Honey Yoga
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Reading List

Books for those in need of support

Recommended Books specific to Pregnancy and Infant Loss


  • Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis (highly recommended)
  • Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief by Joanne Cacciatore
  • Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief by Kate Inglis (highly recommended)
  • An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir by Elizabeth Cracken
  • From Father to Father: Letters from Loss Dad to Loss Dad by Emily R. Long
  • You are Not Alone: Love Letters From Loss Mom to Loss Mom by Emily R. Long
  • Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back by Kelly Farley
  • Grieving the Child I Never Knew: A Devotional for Comfort in the Loss of Your Unborn or Newly Born Child by Kathe Wunnenberg
  • Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple by Nathalie Himmelrich
  • Surviving my First Year of Child Loss: Personal Stories from Grieving Parents by Nathalie Himmelrich
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Families by Alan D. Wolfelt (also available for Miscarriage)
  • Just Be: How My Stillborn Son Taught Me to Surrender by Lindsay Gibson
  • Finding Hope When a Child Dies: What Other Cultures Can Teach Us by Sukie Miller
  • To Linger on Hot Coals by Stephanie Paige Cole and Catherine Bayly (poetry)
  • Life Touches Life: A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing by Lorraine Ash
  • Through, Not Around: Stories of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss by A. McDonald Ace, A. Ng Bourbonnais, and C. Starr
  • The Mourning Sister: A Journey of Grief and Joy by Josefina Herrera Sanders

Recommended Grief Books


  • It’s OK that You’re Not OK by Megan Devine (highly recommended)
  • Rising Strong by Brene Brown
  • Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
  • When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Timesby Pema Chodron


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