Miscarriage/Infant Loss Support Groups

The following free support groups are held in conjunction with First Connections, a family support organization that provides comprehensive services to families with infants and young children.

Miscarriage/Early Pregnancy Loss Support Group

This group is for those who’ve experienced miscarriage/early-pregnancy loss and are seeking support from others with shared experiences. The group is facilitated by an advanced practice nurse with experience supporting families who’ve experienced loss.

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 5–6:15 p.m. at First Connections, 179 Great Road, Suite 104A, Acton, Mass. Remaining 2018 dates include June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10.

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact the facilitator, Katie Stockman, NP, at kstockman@emersonhosp.org or (978) 287-3422 before attending, but this is not required. Please email Katie for confirmation the group is running in the event of severe weather.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

In addition to the miscarriage support group, Emerson/First Connections supports a group for those who’ve experienced pregnancy loss or infant loss shortly after birth and are seeking support from others with shared experiences. Individuals with early losses are welcome to attend either group; please email the contact below for info.

The group will be facilitated by an advanced practice nurse with experience supporting families whose pregnancies have ended unexpectedly or whose infants have died.

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 6:30–8 p.m. at First Connections, 179 Great Road, Suite 104A, Acton, Mass. Remaining 2018 dates include June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10.

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact the facilitator, Katie Stockman, NP, at kstockman@emersonhosp.org or (978) 287-3422 before attending, but this is not required. Please email Katie for confirmation the group is running in the event of severe weather.