Adverse Prenatal Diagnosis

Adverse Prenatal Diagnosis

Support for parents who have received the news of an adverse prenatal diagnosis. Find peer support, supportive services, assistance, and more.

Mentor support

Embracing Grace for families who have experienced the heartbreaking news of a prenatal diagnosis. Offering peer support and a network of resources to women and families who choose to carry their child to term.

Hospice programs

Inova Fairfax Hospital Perinatal Concerns Program
Contact: Kelly Gallo RN, (703) 776-6371. Falls Church, Virginia

Mary Washington Hospital Family Birth Place
Perinatal Bereavement Services
Contact: Perinatal bereavement coordinator Tammy Ruiz Ziegler RN CPLC, (540) 741-3268. (See also her video about perinatal hospice, translated into multiple languages. Fredericksburg, Virginia)

St. Mary's Hospital 
Noah's Children Perinatal Care, St. Mary's Hospital. Richmond, Virginia (Diocese of Richmond)

Tepeyac Family Center 
Kristin Anderson Perinatal Hospice Program, (703) 273-9440, Fairfax, Virginia

Prenatal Partners for Life
 (long distance Catholic peer support ministry) 763-772-3868

Filumena Birth and Bereavement  mothers and families who experience miscarriage, later-term miscarriage, or stillbirth, and to educate and inform health care professionals, pregnancy help providers, and clergy so they may better serve families who experience the loss of a preborn child.

National Programs: