For Parents

No two people experience such a loss in the same way. Our losses and circumstances differ. And yet, we have much in common.

Dear Parents

For Family & Friends

For those who wish to provide true comfort to friends or relatives who have lost a baby or a pregnancy.

Start with Understanding

For Care Providers

 As a caregiver, you provide a level of care and sensitivity that can greatly affect the course of a family’s grieving process.

Resources for Professionals

Latest News from HAND

  • Service of Remembrance 2021
    Helping After Neonatal Death invites you to join in ceremony with other HAND families to remember the beloved children still in our hearts. We will have music, ... Read more >
  • HAND: 2020 in review
    Dear HAND families —  Helping After Neonatal Death is closing its 37th year providing grief support services to families who have lost a child before, during, or ... Read more >
  • HAND Holiday Schedule
    Dear HAND families —  We hope that you continue to be safe and well throughout the holiday season and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As mentioned in our previous ... Read more >
  • Support While Social Distancing
    Dear HAND families —  Our thoughts are always with you and the entire HAND community, even more so as we navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic together. As ... Read more >
  • Our response to COVID-19
    Dear HAND families —  The health and well-being of our families, volunteers, and community is always our top priority. Amidst the ongoing response to the COVID-19 ... Read more >

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HAND's 2021 in review: Helping After Neonatal Death is closing its 38th year providing grief support services to families who have lost a child before, during, or shortly after birth. HAND is run exclusively by volunteers – all bereaved parents- in the Bay area. HAND relies entirely on your support so grieving parents can receive our services for free.This year continued to be very different for us all. We were thankfully able to continue supporting families through our virtual support groups. This couldn’t have been done without our amazing base of volunteers who continued to pivot and find new ways to reach our HAND families.Continue reading: ... See MoreSee Less
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Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND)
Wishing you all a gentle day. Whatever today may look like for you, there is no wrong or right. Do whatever is necessary to protect your heart.❤️‍🩹 We’re holding all of your little ones in our hearts today and always. Happy Thanksgiving🖐️💚 ... See MoreSee Less
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