Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Parenting Through Illness & Grief
This one page handout provides an overview of the findings from a research study of parent caregivers. The study was conducted... read more...
Perinatal Hospice & Palliative Care
Website created to share information and resources with parents who may be experiencing the death of a newborn. read more...
Perinatal Hospice Video
Using the story of the Warner family, this video illustrates the philosophy of perinatal palliative care. read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... read more...
Preparing Children for Funeral and Memorials
Family rituals following a death are significant events in an individual’s life, and children are no exception. Families... read more...
Resources for Supporting Kids & Teens (Hospice Calgary)
Hospice Calgary provides information and resources to help children, teens, adults and families cope with the end of life,... read more...
Sesame Street in Communities: Helping Kids Grieve
This website produced by Sesame Street in Communities has a wealth of resources for children and families touched by loss... read more...
Staying Connected: A Guide for Families When a Sick Child has Trouble Communicating
Supporting a child or teenager who has a brain tumour is an incredibly important and difficult job. This resource is for... read more...
Supporting Grieving Preschoolers
Explaining death to a young child can feel overwhelming and intimidating. These tips may help you navigate how to talk with... read more...
Talking to Children About Death
This short article provides general information that may be helpful regarding what and how we talk to children about death. read more...