Resources

COMMUNITY AND NATIONAL RESOURCES

PREGNANCY LOSS AND INFANT DEATH SUPPORT

Updated January 2016

RAINBOWrainbowbereavementsupport.org

Contact Molly Mills, 406-248-3487 or Traci Reichenbach, 406-855-4439.

Rainbow is a community and hospital based organization located in Billings, MT. We provide parent-to-parent support for pregnancy loss and infant death, through monthly meetings, individual support, private Facebook group, and community education programs that focus on bereavement issues from a parent perspective.

THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS: www.tcfbillings.org

Contact Erin 406-256-1569.

Meeting Info: 2nd Monday of each month 7:00 pm
Meeting Address: Billings Clinic (Mary Alice Fortin Conf. Center), 2800 10th Ave N, Billings, MT 59101

The Compassionate Friends is a self-help group for families who have experienced the death of a child of any age.

SHARE: nationalshare.org

Serving families who have experienced the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or within the first few months of life.

In Bozeman Montana:

Marilyn Guggenheim 406-539-0063, mb.guggenheim@gmail.com sharegallatinvalley@gmail.com, http://www.facebook.com/ShareGallatin

In Glasgow Montana:

Empty Arms – Share of Valley County emptyarmsglasgow.webs.com. Contact Trinity Cook, Jeannine Nickels 406-230-0544.

ST. PETER’S HOSPITAL: https://www.stpetes.org

For information on support for pregnancy loss and infant death, contact Terri Temple, 406-444-2250.

RAMSEY KELLER MEMORIAL: www.kisses2heaven.com

Financial assistance in Montana for funeral expenses associated with the loss of an infant. For reimbursement please submit a copy of your bill via email rznboys@bresnan.net or mail to RKM, 4456 Laredo Place, Billings, MT 59106.

SHODAIR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL: https://www.shodair.org/

Shodair Children’s Hospital provides information on genetic questions, and has an extensive bibliography available to the public, which covers a large number of topics dealing with pregnancy and infant death.

Shodair Children’s Hospital, Dept. of Medical Genetics, 2755 Colonial Dr., Helena, MT 59604. Call 1-800-447-6614.

CENTER FOR LOSS IN MULTIPLE BIRTHS (CLIMB): climb-support.org

We are a National/International organization consisting of parents who have experienced the death of one or more, both or all of our twins or higher multiples at any time from conception through birth, infancy and childhood.

P.O. Box 91377, Anchorage, AK 9950-9907. Call 222-5321 or 907-274-7029.

OTHER POSSIBLE SOURCES OF HELP:

  •  Local private counseling services and mental health centers
  • Job related Employee Assistance Programs
  • Church-based programs
  • Local hospital patient and family services
  • Private physicians (OB/Gyn, Pediatrician, Family Practice)
  • Local funeral chapels (some have resource libraries)
  • Websites that address pregnancy loss and infant death