This is a list of books that you may find helpful, whether by purchasing or finding in your local library.

After Miscarriage: A Catholic Woman’s Companion to Healing and Hope — To receive a free copy of this book, please visit A Magnolia Sweet Healing.

All Seasons Pass: Grieving a Miscarriage

Amazing Grace for Those Who Suffer

Anne Among Us: First Fear… then Miscarriage. A Catholic Father’s Diary

Blessed Is the Fruit of Thy Womb: Rosary Reflections on Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss

A Catholic Guide to Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss: Compassionate Answers to Difficult Questions

Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy

Empty Arms: Coping After Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby

Donum Dignitatis: The Catholic’s Guide to Miscarriage

Good Grief (identifies the complex and personal ways we grieve)

Grieving Together: A Couple’s Journey through Miscarriage: A companion through the common questions, crises, and grief around miscarriage

I Never Held You: Miscarriage, Grief, Healing, and Recovery

Love Letters to Miscarried Moms

Miscarriage and Early Baby Loss: Caring for Yourself and Others

Mourning a Miscarriage: A Booklet of Prayers for a Couple Grieving the Death of their Unborn Child

Nursery of Heaven: Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss In the Lives of the Saints and Today’s Parents

The Original Mother’s Manual (a prayer book for mothers and expectant mothers which includes prayers for pregnancy and child loss, trying to conceive, and children both in Heaven and on earth)

Our Stories of Miscarriage: Healing with Words

Praying With Our Lady of Sorrows: Meditations for grieving mothers

A Silent Sorrow: Pregnancy Loss – Guidance and Support for You and Your Family

Unspeakable Losses: Healing From Miscarriage, Abortion, And Other Pregnancy Loss

When Mourning Breaks: Coping with Miscarriage

You Are the Mother of All Mothers

Books for Children

While Catholics do not believe our children in Heaven are angels, and that they are, in fact, human souls who now are entrusted to Jesus’ care and are even more precious than the angels, we chose to still include a few of these books for those who are not Catholic or who are not ready to talk about this with their children.

Jellybean: A Baby’s Journey to God follows the life of an unborn baby until she is swooped up into the arms of Our Lady and taken to heaven where she learns her mission is to pray for her family.

Our Heaven Baby: a book on miscarriage and the hope of Heaven

My Brother the Angel: Based on a true story

Something Happened: a book for children and parents who have experienced pregnancy loss

We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead