Hello TFMR Mamas, Please find part 5 of 5 of the TFMR resources blog. This time we have listed the support available to those Terminating for medical reasons in Australia and New Zealand. At the bottom of the blog is also a link to the international resources blog, which is also available to those in Australia and New Zealand.
This blog has been put together by Emma Stevenson, TFMR Mama to baby Riley. If there is anything you would like to add, you can contact me here and let me know.
TFMR Mamas @tfmrmamas
TFMR Mamas provides Support Groups to TFMR Mamas. Hosting Free monthly support groups for TFMR Mamas and also a Free monthly group for TFMR Mamas & Papas. There is also a private support group on Facebook for TFMR Mamas and also dedicated Weekly support groups in intimate groups of 6 TFMR Mamas with tools and support to process our feelings, emotions, triggers and grief of losing our precious babies to TFMR, Termination for medical Reasons. You will find daily posts on social media pages that will help to normalise and humanise the very real and raw emotions that are felt when losing your baby to TFMR.
Pink Elephant @pinkelephantsupport
Pink Elephant is a charity that provide information, advice and Peer support
Bears of Hope @bearsofhope
This charity provides Counselling to bereavement parents as well as Memory Boxes in hospital to remember your little one
Sands Australia @sandsaustralia
Sands provide information and support to TFMR parents. They can put you in touch with a Volunteer Parent Supporter as well as offering Phone & Online support
Precious Wings @preciouswingsqla
Aswell as memory boxes Precious Wings offers support to bereaved families
Sands New Zealand @sandsnewzealand
Support including 25 different groups around the country
Baby Loss Support
Volunteers who have been through TFMR and are willing to talk through everything with you. They can help you understand what is ahead of you and what to expect
Please also find a link to the international resources blog, which is also available to those in Australia & New Zealand.