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SPALS is ...

SPALS is a warm and compassionate community of people who have experienced the loss of a child due to miscarriage, selective termination, stillbirth, neonatal death, sudden infant death, or accidental death.

SPALS is an active support network, with about 400 members sharing mutual support and information regarding subsequent pregnancy. Who are we? One of our SPALS moms puts it best:

We're strong -- enough to reach out for the support we need; enough to be hopeful and look to the future.
We're brave -- to jump right back into something that hurt us so much when it didn't turn out well.
We're courageous -- ready to face the bad thing and grow from it, and to help ourselves and each other.
We've been to a very dark place -- yet we're searching for all the light in the world -- and trying to share that light with each other.
We're wise -- trying to understand it. We've become wise because now we know things about life.

During our first full year of operation in 1996, SPALS provided a safe haven for a total of 475 bereaved parents interested in pregnancy following a loss. Since its inception, SPALS has provided a safe haven for thousands bereaved parents.

Unfortunately, we are not currently able to accept new members. A similar group operates under the SPALS identity on Facebook and you may wish to seek support there.


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