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Remembering Our Babies:


Our Regularly scheduled MIS Support Group Meeting
What A Support group to offer information, support, and comfort to grieving parents who have experienced the death of their baby during pregnancy, or after birth.
Where St. Luke's United Methodist Church
7628 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

Click here for Directions
When The MIS Meetings are always the 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Other uniquely individualized Support Group Meetings
What S.P.A.L. Subsequent Pregnancy After Loss group

For those parents who are considering or having a subsequent pregnancy after a loss. It's similar to the MIS meeting, but catering to the unique fears, needs, and concerns of parents who are dealing with subsequent pregnancy after experiencing a loss.
Where Contact Carolyn to verify meeting time and place. The location changes to meet the needs of attendees.

Contact: Carolyn Mara (703) 754-5836
When Support group meets monthly
Meeting location: TBD, from 7 to 9 pm
What The Northern Virginia MISS Foundation
(Mothers In Sympathy and Support)

If you have lost a child through pregnancy loss, miscarriage or infant loss, then the Northern Virginia MISS Foundation may be a valuable source of support for you.
Where They have a Fairfax and a Loudoun chapter.

Visit their website for meeting directions and details:
When Support group meets monthly but on differnt schedules between Fairfax and Loudoun, so check the link above
What Capitol MISS Foundation support group

They offer monthly support group meetings to mothers and fathers experiencing the loss of a child to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant/child death.
Where On Capitol Hill, in D.C.

Visit the events section of their website for meeting directions and details:
When Support group meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month.
What Surrogacy Support for Intended Parents:

SSIP is a separate support group for parents who are using surrogacy to create their family after a loss of a child(ren) or after the loss of fertility, making it impossible to carry a child on their own. SSIP is geared to support parents for the unique set of circumstances around using a surrogate or Gestational Carrier, including grief for the loss of pregnancy, fears, challenges, ethical concerns, and planning for the future.
Where Contact Claire to verify meeting time and place. The location changes to meet the needs of attendees

Claire Talebian: 703-835-0876
When Group meets monthly. Contact Claire for more information about dates and times.
What Perinatal Loss Parent Support Meeting
Where Mary Washington Hospital Center
1001 Sam Perry Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA
1 West Conference Room
(Main Entrance of hospital, take immediate LEFT)

POC- Tammara Ruiz Ziegler >> Tammara.Ruiz@mwhc.com
(540) 741-3268
When Group meets monthly, one the 4th Thursday of the month. 7-9 pm.
What SIDS & Infant Death Support Group

This monthly support group is for parents and adult family members and friends of babies who've died of SIDS or infant death, including miscarriage, stillbirth, and NICU death. Serving Virginia, the MD suburbs, Prince George's County, southern MD and Wash DC, this group is sponsored by the University of Maryland Center for Infant and Child Loss.
Where Chesapeake Life Center of the Hospice of the Chesapeake
9500 Arena Drive, Suite 250
Largo, MD 20774
(just off the Wash DC beltway at the Arena Drive exit).

Joani Horchler, Facilitator - cell: 301-802-7445
call if you're late and need to be let into the building. You can also call the suite number from the building phone outside the door.

When Group meets monthly, one the 1st Tuesday of each month. 7-9 pm.