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Your A Parent Like You form was successfully submitted. We’re sorry that you’ve had to join this club that no one wants to be a part of, but we hope that finding similar parents will help you along your grief journey. A Just Enduring representative will be reaching out to you. In the meantime, please explore these child loss resources.

Step-by-Step Guide

Find a step-by-step checklist of what to do after your child dies.

Funeral Planning

How to plan a funeral for a child, find a funeral home and/or cemetery, and plan your child’s ceremony.

Suicide Prevention

Visit the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988lifeline.org or call or text 988.

Sibling Support

Find resources and guides to both explain the loss of a child and help your other children cope with the loss of their sibling.


Grief comes with a variety of emotions and feelings. You’re not alone. Find out what other bereaved parents are going through with you.

Books on Grief and Child Loss

Find books on child loss to help you better understand the grief process and learn about similar stories to your own.

Lactation Support

Many moms are breastfeeding when their child passes away. Find out how to wean and what to do with your milk.

Counseling Resources

How to find a therapist who is experienced in child loss and insurance information.


An opportunity for parents to let their guard down and discuss the the common thoughts and feelings that accompany the loss of a child.

Child Loss Statistics

Statistics to increase awareness on how common child loss is even in the United States.

Support Groups

Find a support group of other bereaved parents that best fits your needs.


Explore podcasts on the topic of child loss. Hear from parents, as well as experts who help care for them.

About Just Enduring

Read our Mission Statement, learn where our name came from, see our impact, view child loss statistics and learn more about our non-profit members.


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How to Help

Help Just Enduring by donating to support parents, family, friends and caregivers of child loss or by signing up for one of our many volunteer opportunities.

Living & Loving After Child Loss Blog

Surviving the Holidays

By Liene Ciguze, David’s Mom

The Balancing Act

By Becca Kohn, Sammi’s Mom

Never Thought I Would Need Therapy

By Lara Gillham, Jackson’s Mom

My Numbers Don’t Add Up

By Becca Kohn, Sammi’s Mom

Nick McGeehon with His Children

My Choice

By Nick McGeehon, Everly’s Dad

Our Children’s Stories

Kyle Mertens Holding His Daughter Ella Mertens

When Loss Changes Everything: Ella’s Story

By Kyle Mertens, Ella’s Dad

Lindsey Hand

Lindsey’s Story

By Lester Hand, Lindsey’s Dad

Sarah holding her son Cam with her husband Isaac

Keeping Cam’s Memory Alive

By Sarah Shields, Cam’s Mom

Betty Holding Her Daughter Ella

Better Because of Ella

By Betty Mertens, Ella’s Mom

Sarah Playing With Her Son Brecken

Our Journey with Brecken

By Sarah Kariniemi, Brecken’s Mom