We are often asked for resources to help along the journey.  This is in no way an exhaustive list, and so many more have been written since we went through this, but these are the ones that we found most helpful.

Infertility/Miscarriage/Still Birth

  • What Not To Say – a flyer we use when we speak
  • The Ache for a Child by Debra Bridwell
  • When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden by Sandra Glahn and William Cutrer
  • Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt
  • I’ll Hold You In Heaven by Jack Hayford
  • Grieving the Child I Never Knew by Kathe Wunnenberg
  • Moments for Couples Who Long for Children by Ginger Garrett
  • Water from the Rock by Gibbs, Garrett and Rabon
  • Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky (compilation of personal testimonies)
  • This Too Shall Pass by Lori Rardin
  • Basic Questions on Sexuality and Reproductive Technology: When Is It Right to Intervene? by Gary P. Stewart
  • The Center for Bioethics and Culture
  • The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
  • Stepping Stones Ministry
  • Hannah’s Prayer


  • Tear Soup by Schwiebert and DeKlyen (children’s book)
  • GriefShare by Church Initiative (support group study/video series)

Tough Times/Hurt & Pain

Digging Ditches by Helen Roseveare

Disappointment with God by Phillip Yancey

Deceived by God? by John S. Feinberg

For Those Who Hurt by Charles Swindoll (small gift book)