These pages belong to my husband Paul De Leon. He is a gifted writer who shares his heart from a dad’s perspective after the loss of our daughter Isabella. Paul is also a regular contributor at Still Standing Magazine online.
Still Standing is an online magazine that hopes to encourage and connect those who have experienced the loss of a child or infertility, and to be a resource for those around them.
The Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation is a photography company that helps grieving families honor and remember their babies by providing a personal and private photography shoot free of charge.
A Heart to Hold is a non-profit organization that offers grieving families a token of remembrance in the form of a weighted heart.
Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope is an online “baby loss” community which shares hundreds of stories from those who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss. It’s a place to come together and find reassurance that you are not alone on this journey.
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a loved one. It is a support group of caring people who will walk beside you during your journey of grief.
Molly Bears is a non-profit organization that creates weighted teddy bears for families coping with any form of infant loss.
Carley Marie has started many projects in honor of her son Christian. You can request your baby’s name to be written in the sands of Australia or read about her life after loss on her blog page.
Held Your Whole Life gifts a necklace with charms and your baby’s name imprinted on it.
Remembering Our Babies was created to provide support, education and awareness for those who are suffering from infant loss. They also have a large variety of memorial keepsakes for pregnancy and infant loss.
A fellow baby loss mom writes your baby’s name in the sands of Hawaii
Finley’s Footprints provides professional services to families who have experienced the loss of a baby or child.
Beyond Words Designs is the artistic masterpiece of Stephanie Dyer after the loss of her daughter Amelia.
Share’s focus is to offer support to grieving families at the time of and/or following the death of a baby, to provide information, education and resources regarding the needs and rights of bereaved parents and their families to caregivers, hospital staff, clergy and other professionals.
Baby Boards mission is to help assist parents and loved ones through their heartbreaking losses and grieving process by honoring lost little ones through vinyl design.
Butterfly Footprints creates a special keepsake for parents who have lost a baby by turning their child’s footprints into an image of a butterfly.
GAPPS’ mission is to lead a collaborative, global effort to increase awareness and accelerate innovative research and interventions that will improve maternal, newborn and child health outcomes.
The Stillborn Still Loved Guild, a national non-profit 501(c)3, is a place for people with similar experience to come together and create change. Founded by a group of parents, a Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild sponsoring events to raise awareness of stillbirth, and raise money to support GAPPS.
The Farley-Kluger Initiative for the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 petitions Congress to add Bereavement to the list of covered exemptions for employee leave. Currently, The FMLA covers, up to 12 weeks unpaid, leave for birth or adoption of a child, and to care for a sick family member, yourself or an injured service member. There is NO provision for loss of a child.