Books and Videos
Our Heartbreaking Choices: Forty-Six Women Share Their Stories of Interrupting a Much-Wanted Pregnancy,
published 2008 by IUniverse www.ourheartbreakingchoices.com
Difficult Decisions: For Families Whose Unborn Baby Has a Serious Problem, by Patricia Fertel, published 2004 by
Centering Corporation www.centering.org
Empty Cradle, Broken Heart, Revised Edition: Surviving the Death of Your Baby by Deborah L. Davis, 1996 Fulcrum Publishing
The Dive :: A Memoir The Dive is the story of the anguish of a mother-to-be, faced with a heartwrenching choice that will change forever her ideas about “the right thing to do.”, published by Kismuth
Precious Lives, Painful Choices: A Prenatal Decision-Making Guide, by Sherokee Ilse, published 1993 by
A Silent Sorrow, Pregnancy Loss, by lngrid Kohn, MSW and Perry-Lynn Moffitt with Isabelle A. Wilkins, M.D.,
published in 2000 by Routledge
Surviving Pregnancy Loss: A Complete Sourcebook for Women and Their Families by Rochelle Friedman, M.D. and Bonnie
Gradstein, Revised Edition 199, by Citadel
A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal: For Parents Making Difficult Decisions About Babies They Love, edited by Molly A.
Minnick, ACSW and Kathleen J. Delp, ACSW, with Mary C. Ciotti, M.D., New Fourth Edition 1992, published by www.pineapplebooks.com
Another Baby? Maybe...
30 Questions Regarding Pregnancy After Loss, by Sherokee Ilse and Maribeth Wilder Doerr, published by
For Better Or Worse: For Couples Whose Child Has Died, by Maribeth Wilder Doerr, published 1992 by
Life Line: A Journal for Parents Grieving a Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Other Early Infant Death, by Joanie Reid,
published 1994 by Pineapple Press
What You Can Say When You Don't Know What to Say: Reaching Out to Those Who Hurt, by Lauren Briggs, published 1985
by Harvest House Publishers. Written from a Christian perspective, this book provides positive solutions for difficult situations.
When Preqnancy Fails, by Susan Borg and Judith Lasker, Revised Edition, 1988, Bantam Books
Support for Prenatal Decision - Developed as a teaching aid for professional and paraprofessionals working in the field of genetics and
prenatal diagnosis, this film presents a panel of parents who have experienced prenatal diagnosis and chose to interrupt their pregnancy. Rental
price is $35 plus shipping; purchase price is $95 plus shipping. Contact Support for Prenatal Decision, PO Box 7523, Redlands, CA 92375.
Teaching videos available from the Family Health lnstitute, PO Box 904, Alma, MI 48801, (517) 463-2779.
Who Cares for the Caregiver? by Jack M. Stack, MD - A lecture and discussion of the pain experienced by a wide range of caregivers
including dysfunctional behaviors and methods of dealing with losses.
Empty Arms: A Tribute to Jacob by Jack M. Stack, MD and Kim Barnas, BS - A sensitive videotape exploring the effect of reproductive loss
on the woman, her family and professional caregivers. This 54-minute interview between the mother of stillborn baby Jacob and her family physician,
has been used successfully for teaching students, physicians, nurses and other caregivers about the empathic management of this family tragedy and
also about the care of the professional caregivers. Purchase price is $150.00 for each video which includes postage. Contact Family Health