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Facebook Groups & Online Support for Grieving Families and Bereaved Parents

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One of the best means of support for bereaved parents and families is finding community with others in the same situation. This community can vary across different types of experiences and also through personal preferences such as religion. This post is a compilation of more than 90 Facebook groups providing online support to grieving parents and families.

Groups are categorized according to size:

Small group – under 1K
Medium group – 1-5K
Large group – 5-10K
Extra large group – 10K+

In general, groups listed here will have at least 1000 members unless they provide a specific type of support not offered by a larger group.

Have a suggestion for this post or need to update your listing? Please email [email protected]. This post was last updated on 26 September 2021.

General Child Loss Support

Brave Mamas
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bravemamas
Owned by Writer Rachel Lewis
Group for women who have experienced bereavement, infertility, or other forms of child loss
Medium group

Bereaved Parents Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/300133910077285/
A healing place to share your thoughts
Medium group

Child Loss Grief
https://www.facebook.com/groups/734008070025491/
Group for mothers and grandmothers
Large group

Child Loss/Love Never Dies 💙
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1840236666208751/
Group for parents and grandparents
Extra-large group

Childless Not By Choice- Support
https://www.facebook.com/groups/591443651208173/
Group for parents without living children
Medium group

Grief Anonymous – Loss of a Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/GAChildLoss/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
Religiously neutral
Large group

Grieving The Loss Of A Child Support And Guidance
https://www.facebook.com/groups/356961211646838/
Group for parents and caregivers
Group focused on advice
Large group

Grieving Mom’s of All Stages And Ages.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/626592601452366
Child loss support for loss at all ages
No grief comparisons or judgement
Trigger warnings on discussions of living children
Medium Group

Grieving Parents Healing Hearts Child Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/GrievingParentsHealingHearts/
Loss of a child from stillbirth (20+ weeks) through any age
Religiously neutral
Extra-large group

Grieving Parents Healing Together
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1422502247987012/
Group for parents and grandparents
Focused on uplifting memories
No casket or fetal pictures
Moderately religious; no God-bashing
No discussion of rainbow babies
Large group

The Hummingbird Network
https://www.facebook.com/groups/hummingbirdnetwork
Support after miscarriage, infertility, and stillbirth
No discussion on TTC or pregnancy after loss
Medium group

Living After Child Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/livingafterchildloss/
Owned by Writer and Grief Coach Emily Graham
Focused on living after loss
Extra-large group

Loss of a Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/LegacyLossOfAChild/
Owned by Legacy.com
Grief support for parents who have lost a child
Medium group

Loss of a child <3 Parents of Angels!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/337204806318021/
Group for parents and grandparents
Loss of a child or children of any age for any reason
Medium group

Loss of a Child….how to go on
https://www.facebook.com/groups/lossofachild.howtogoon/
No grief comparisons or judgement
Extra-large group

Mending Hearts (GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP) for Parents who have lost a child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/mendingheartsGriefsupportgroup/
Group for parents only
Medium group

MOTHERS GRIEVING THE LOSS OF A CHILD -GLOBAL ( Child Loss Survivors ) –
https://www.facebook.com/groups/486216265094927/
Group for mothers who have suffered child loss
Photos of deceased children must be approved by admin
Extra-large group

My Grief Friends of Child Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2047753315499563/
Group for parents and grandparents only
No deceased photos except for stillborn children
Large group

Parents Who Have Lost Their Sons
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1159836707384848/
Group for loss of sons only
Moderately religious
Extra-large group

Sea Glass Parenting | A Community for Parents after the Loss of a Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/seaglassparenting
A group for all types of bereaved parents
Religiously neutral
No trigger warnings
No proselytizing and no unsolicited advice
Small group
[Full disclosure: this group is owned/sponsored by this site]

Still Mothers – No Living Children
https://www.facebook.com/groups/stillmothers
Owned by Still Mothers
A group for loss mothers without living children
No discussion on TTC or pregnancy/pregnancy after loss
Medium group

Support for Bereaved Parents
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2232406070413040/
Owned by The Well Being Being
Group for parents who seek healing after the loss of a child of any age
Religiously neutral
No deceased photos, no loss comparisons
Large group

TCF – Loss of a Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/tcflossofachild/
Owned by The Compassionate Friends/USA
Group for parents
Religiously neutral
No deceased photos except for stillborn children
Extra-large group

TOGETHER – A Worldwide Child Loss Support Group by Still Standing Magazine
https://www.facebook.com/groups/stillstandingtogethergroup/
Owned by Still Standing Magazine, but not a forum for submission to the magazine
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
No medical advice allowed
No loss comparisons
Medium group

Miscarriage, Stillbirth, & Infant Loss Groups

Angel Baby Amin’s Pregnancy And child Loss Support Group Private Page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/lisabailey/
Owned by Angel baby Amin’s pregnancy & child loss public page
Miscarriage, pregnancy loss, and neonatal death, to include TFMR
Trigger warnings before discussing living children, no pregnancy discussion
United Kingdom
Extra-large group

Angel Parents, Mum’s and Dad’s, Rainbow’s and TTC 😇🌈👪
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1630530887257749/
Owned by Angel Parents, Mum’s and Dad’s, Rainbow’s and TTC Public Support
Group for bereaved parents only
Discussion on all factors of the loss experience
No trigger warnings
Graphics offered
Medium Group

Bereavement Pumping – Pumping after the loss of a baby
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bereavedpumping
Owned by Mindful Lactation Education, LLC
Group for mothers who have chosen to pump and donate breastmilk after loss
Small group

For Mothers who have lost a Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ForMothersWhoHaveLostAChild/
Open to parents, grandparents, and siblings
No loss comparisons
Medium group

Grief Donation: Breastfeeding Support Through Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1804220329823714
Owned by Grief Donation: Breastfeeding Support Through Loss
Group for mothers who have chosen to pump and donate breastmilk after loss
Small group

Grieving Mothers Who Have Lost A Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620394054674288/
Medium group

I Am A Mother To An Angel – Private Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/iamamothertoanangel/
Owned by I Am A Mother To An Angel
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
Extra-large group

Infant Loss Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/infantloss/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
Medium group

Losing a child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/losingachild/
Group for parents or custodial grandparents only
Pregnancy loss or infant loss
Medium group

Memorial Keepsake Graphics by I Am A Mother To An Angel
https://www.facebook.com/groups/501855560178376/
Owned by I Am A Mother To An Angel
Group for parents who have lost a child of any age
Free memorial keepsake graphics offered
Medium group

Miscarriage and infant loss support group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/75322666337/
Group for parents who have lost a child of any age
Group focused on support and hope
Allows discussion of rainbow babies
Extra-large group

Miscarriage Support 💙💖
https://www.facebook.com/groups/127347384397960/
Owned by Miscarriage Support Admin
Group for mothers who have lost a child to miscarriage
No discussion on TTC or pregnancy after loss
Trigger warnings required for certain photos such as pregnancy tests, remains, etc.
No medical or legal advice
Extra-large group

Precious babies Taken 2 Soon MAIN Support Group ❤
https://www.facebook.com/groups/babiestaken2soon/
Group for any parent grieving the loss of a child
No posts about subsequent children, TTC, or pregnancy after loss
No trigger warnings required for photos of deceased children
Extra-large group

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support- TEARS Foundation
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TEARSbabyloss/
Owned by the TEARS Foundation
Group for families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss
Medium group

💙Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group💖
https://www.facebook.com/groups/165605147196880/
Owned by Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Page
No discussion of TTC, pregnancy, or living children
No loss comparisons
Photos of deceased children allowed, no photos of living children
Religiously neutral
Extra-large group

Pregnancy Loss, Stillbirth & Miscarriage Support Group👣💜
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Pregnanylossstillbirthandmiscarriage/
Owned by United Mothers of Loss Network
Women only
No discussion of TTC, pregnancy/pregnancy after loss, or living children
No trigger warnings required for photos of deceased children
Extra-large group

Stillborn And baby loss Support Group 👼
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2059501024270809/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
Focused on support, raising awareness, and sharing stories
Large group

Stillbirth and Infant Loss Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/362289933868253/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
No discussion on TTC or pregnancy after loss
No loss comparisons
Extra-large group

Stillbirth And Neonatal Death Support Group UK – SANDS Unofficial
https://www.facebook.com/groups/187990577978245/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of a child
Not officially sponsored by SANDS
United Kingdom
Large group

Stillbirth Research & Education — Star Legacy Foundation
https://www.facebook.com/groups/164040078102/
Owned by Star Legacy Foundation
Group for bereaved families of miscarried, stillborn and neonatal death babies
Medium group

TCF – Infant and Toddler Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/tcfinfantandtoddlerloss/
Sub-group of The Compassionate Friends/USA
Religiously neutral
Medium group

Terminal Pregnancy

Ending a Wanted Pregnancy
https://endingawantedpregnancy.com/private-support-group/apply-to-join-private-support-group/
A private FB group connected parents who have experienced termination of a wanted pregnancy. For privacy reasons, prospective members must apply at the link above.

Terminations for Medical Reasons
https://terminationsremembered.com/join-the-tfmr-facebook-group/
A private FB group connected parents who have experienced termination of a wanted pregnancy. For privacy reasons, prospective members must apply at the link above.

Termination of Pregnancy for Medical Reasons
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TFMRgroup/
Owned by Terminations Remembered
A safe place to talk about terminating pregnancy
Medium group

Terminal Prenatal Diagnosis Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2572971872737296/
Support for parents given a terminal prenatal diagnosis
No medial advice
Small group

TFMR, A Loving Choice
https://www.facebook.com/grops/8770390078/
Support for families who have terminated pregnancy for medical reasons
Small group

TFMR Mamas Private Facebook Support Group
For privacy concerns, the FB link is only available to registered members of https://www.tfmrmamas.com/. Contact them to register and sign up for the FB group.

TFMR Papas Private Facebook Support Group
For privacy concerns, the FB link is only available to registered members of https://www.tfmrmamas.com/. Contact them to register and sign up for the FB group.

TFMR Support Circle
https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup.html
A private FB group connected parents who have experienced termination of a wanted pregnancy. For privacy reasons, prospective members must apply at the link above.

Abortion Support

Miscarriage/ abortion support for pro choice people ❤️
https://www.facebook.com/groups/398997150934658/
For those who have experienced pregnancy loss and are still pro-choice
Small group

the pink brick road
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2233581980065692/
Discussion on reproductive rights and support
Medium group

Men’s Groups

Baby Loss Support for Agnostic and Atheist Dads
https://www.facebook.com/groups/AtheistLossDads/
Atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers and anyone else living without religious beliefs
Small group

Fathers to Angel Babies Men Only
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1823000577917557/
Miscarriage, pregnancy loss, stillbirth, and neonatal death
Men only
United Kingdom
Small group

Grieving Dads Project
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1925543301053332/
Group for fathers grieving the loss of their child
Small group

Grieving Fathers Global ( support group )
https://www.facebook.com/groups/583661798749606/
Group for fathers grieving the loss of their child
Small group

Grieving Fathers
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Grievingfathers/
Child loss of any type
Medium group

I Am A Daddy To An Angel – Private Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/iamadaddytoanangel/
Owned by I Am A Daddy To An Angel
Small group

Men of M.E.N.D.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MENofMEND/
Men who have experienced loss through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss
No grief comparisons, profanity, or discussion of psychics or mediums
Group owned by M.E.N.D.
Small group

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group (Fathers Hurt Too)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/276269209535695/
Group for fathers grieving the loss of their child
Small group

Loss of an Older Child

Surviving After The Loss Of An Older Child by I Am A Mother To An Angel
https://www.facebook.com/groups/786089961409874/
Owned by I Am A Mother To An Angel
Group is for anyone who has suffered the loss of an older child
Large group

TCF – Loss of a Child 4 – 12 Years Old
https://www.facebook.com/groups/tcflossofchild4to12/
Sub-group of The Compassionate Friends/USA
Group for parents, grandparents, and siblings of a 4-12 year old who has died
Small group

TCF – Loss of an Adult Child
https://www.facebook.com/groups/tcflossofanadultchild/
Sub-group of The Compassionate Friends/USA
Group for parents whose adult child or children have died.
Extra-large group

Subsequent Children/Living Children, TTC & Pregnancy Groups

Angel and Rainbow Baby Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/417306085092289/
Group for parents grieving the loss of a child
Large group

New Blessings
https://www.facebook.com/groups/hopemommiesnewblessings/
Faith-based community for women parenting a child born subsequent to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.
Must be a member of Hope Mommies FB group to join this group as well.
Medium group

New Journey
https://www.facebook.com/groups/hopemommiesnewjourney/
Faith-based community for women attempting to grow their families after miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.
Must be a member of Hope Mommies FB group to join this group as well.
Medium group

New Seasons
https://www.facebook.com/groups/hopemommiesnewseasons
Faith-based community for women unable to conceive a child after miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss
Small group

Non-religious support for Pregnancy & Motherhood After Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/340838239367042
Non-religious, pro-choice, and pro-vax
Small group

PALS – Pregnancy After Loss Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/706588959379371/
Owned by Pregnancy After Loss Support
In support of pregnancy after previous loss and any gestation
Several smaller groups in the PALS family are linked from this group
Large group

PALS – Parenting After Pregnancy or Infant Loss Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/476849069122108/
Owned by Pregnancy After Loss Support
In support of parenting a living child born after a previous loss
Medium group

Rainbow baby and family advice support group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/329041984158704/
Owned by Angel baby Amin’s pregnancy & child loss public page
Support after loss and discussion on pregnancy and subsequent children
United Kingdom
Medium group

Rainbows And Angels Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1361145340619281/
Owned by Angel baby Amin’s pregnancy & child loss public page
Discussion on living children and deceased children
United Kingdom
Medium group

Sunbeams from Heaven: Sunshine, Angel, and, Rainbow Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/165609923892064/
Support for families raising children born before loss and subsequent children after loss
Small group

Trying to Conceive After Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1654545438198084/
Medium group

TTC/ Pregnancy After Stillbirth and Infant Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2513592545370099/
Medium group

Specialty Groups: Faith-based or Non-faith based

Baby Loss Support for Agnostic & Atheist Moms
https://www.facebook.com/groups/369800506375450
Group for mothers who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death
No religious, faith-based, or evangelizing discussion
Medium group

Cradled in Hope | Community for Grieving Moms
https://www.facebook.com/groups/cradledinhope
Owned by Bridget’s Cradles
Faith-based group focused on finding healing and having hope for the future through faith in God
No discussion of politics, news stories, COVID-19, or other matters of debate
No judgement or grief comparisons
Small group

Esther’s Rainbow 🌈 Spiritual Community for Bereaved Parents
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Esthersrainbow/
Faith-based group
Focus on a belief that our children are still with us
Medium group

Grieving Warrior Parents (Our children live on after physical death)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1756299518017175/
Group for bereaved parents only
Focus on a belief that our children live on despite their physical death
Positive ways to cope
Medium group

Hope Mommies
https://www.facebook.com/groups/hopemommies/
Faith-based community for women who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss
Large group

Loved Baby: Christian Miscarriage & Pregnancy Loss Support for Women
https://www.facebook.com/groups/LovedBabyMiscarriageSupport/
Owned by Sarah Philpott
Group for mothers who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, and all forms of pregnancy loss
Faith-based
Trigger warnings on TTC, pregnancy, and children subsequent to loss
Large group

Seeking God through Infertility and Child Loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/681836385254341/
Group for those struggling with infertility and/or child loss
Faith-based
Medium group

While We’re Waiting–Support for Bereaved Parents
https://www.facebook.com/groups/WhileWereWaiting.SupportForBereavedParents/
Owned by While We’re Waiting
Group for any parent grieving the loss of a child
Faith-based
Also host in person faith-based retreats
Large group

Specialty Groups: Graphics

Illuminated Little Souls
https://www.facebook.com/groups/279662759380743
Help with memorial images for stillborn children
Medium group

⭐️Our Little Stars Emotional Support/graphic Group⭐️
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OurLittleStarsUK/
Owned by Ssshhh our stars are sleeping
Group for parents and grandparents
Group admins offer graphics to bereaved parents
No posts about subsequent children
Medium group

Specialty Groups: Miscellaneous

Bereaved Sibling Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bereavedsiblingsupportgroup/
Group for brothers and sisters who have lost a sibling at any age
Religiously neutral
Medium group

SMCs living after loss
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SMCsLivingAfterLoss/
Group for single mothers by choice who have experience the loss of a child
No trigger warnings
No offering advice unless specifically requested
Small group

General Grief Support; Not Specific to Child Loss

Bereavement/ Grieving Peer Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/655797301165073/
Group for anyone who have lost a loved one, a friend, or somebody they admired
No photos of the deceased
Large group

Grief Chat
https://www.facebook.com/groups/deathandgriefquotes/
Owned by Aura – Celebrate Life, Manage Death
Focus on sharing pain and supporting others
Extra-large group

Grief Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/922017141180808/
Group for anyone grieving the loss of someone they love
Extra-large group

Grief Support Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/398126720350723/
No photos of deceased or dying loved ones
No grief comparisons or judgement
Extra-large group

Silent Tears ( Grief Support)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1634957423474254/
Focus on encouragement and hope
Extra-large group

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