Resources

Useful Websites

Reference to the below-mentioned websites does not constitute an endorsement of the site or its contents. They are provided as possible sources of information related to the topic of this documentary

 http://bornsleeping.wordpress.com
Born Sleeping is a South African based support group for bereaved parents and their families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neo-natal death.  Although not professional counsellors they offer a listening ear and some practical advice born of personal experience.

http://www.liveinhope.co.za
Live In Hope Foundation is based in South Africa and offers support and hope to bereaved parents and families.  They also aim to raise awareness and funding in order to improve pre & post-natal care of mothers and infants; thus preventing loss of life and improving the standard of maternal medical care as a whole.

http://www.tcfcape.co.za
The Compassionate Friends of Cape Town is a non-profit support group for parents, grandparents, primary caretakers and siblings who are learning to cope after the death of a child of any age.

http://www.opentohope.com
Open to Hope aims to help people find hope after loss and to provide a content-rich, online forum with information and support so that people who experience loss can learn to cope with their pain, heal their grief, and invest in their future.

http://www.healingheart.net/infantloss.html
This site is designed to provide information and resources for parents who have lost a child as an infant or toddler. Here you will find articles, stories and links.

http://www.nationalshare.org
Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc aims to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life.  This site also proved information, education and resources on the the needs and rights of bereaved parents and siblings.

http://mendedlittlehearts.org
Mended Little Hearts is a program of the Mended Hearts Inc., a US non-profit, volunteer-based organization providing hope, help and healing to heart patients and their families since 1951.The Mended Little Hearts program works nationally and in communities to support children with congenital heart defects and their families.

http://cerebralpalsysymptoms.com
Cerebral palsy is the most common type of physical disability in childhood.  It affects just over 2 children in 1,000 live births.  While a number of factors may contribute to Cerebral palsy, difficulties during very late pregnancy, during birth, or shortly after birth are all known as “birth injury” and are major cause of the disorder.

Some links to information about Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002096/
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hypoplastic-left-heart-syndrome/DS00744/DSECTION=causes
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/HLHS.html

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