Rape-Related Pregnancy and Pregnancy Loss

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Genetics - see also Paternity Testing:
Article About the Genetic Risks of Cousins Marrying
Examples of Dominant and Recessive Traits 
Genetic Counselling  Genetic Counselling Services - Australia 
Genetic Counselling Services - International 
We Share 96% of our DNA with Chimps
Only Slightly Less DNA Shared with Mice 
Mitochondrial DNA .

Going Back to Work of School After Having a Baby - see Adult Learning, Balancing Study and/or Work with Family, Educational Assistance, Financial Assistance, Returning to Work After Having a Baby, Secondary School, Study Tips, Tertiary Education, Working During Pregnancy and Working Mothers.

Government Support - see also Centrelink:
Centrelink
New Zealand
Canada
UK
US
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Grief - see also Anger, Birthmothers, Support for, Coping Skills, Depression, Disappointment, Emotions, Fear During Pregnancy, Grief, Helping Someone Through, Memorial Topics, Naming Your Child, Pregnancy Loss Topics, and Termination of Pregnancy Topics:
What Makes Pregnancy Losses Unique
 
Common Stages of Grief (go to the Fact Sheet on Grief and Loss)
"Normal" Grief Processes  
Unacknowledged Grief
Parental Grief
Loss in Motherhood
Helping Children Through Crisis, Grief and Loss 
Grief and Loss for Children
Pregnancy Information Net - Grief After Pregnancy Loss - some ways to look after yourself while you grieve.
Understanding Grief when a Grandchild Dies
Information on Grieving Sudden Unexpected Deaths

Men and Miscarriage - search for "men" and "miscarriage" together for many more pages on how many men deal with pregnancy loss.
Grieving Fathers - Silent Grief Pages
Links on Grief
Loss, Change and Grief
Surviving Major Life Crisis
Guide for Surviving Major Life Crisis
How to Survive Sudden Change
Change and Transition
Naming Your Child

Grief, Helping Someone Through:
Ways to Support Friends Grieving Miscarriage.
Helping Someone After a Miscarriage - NZ
Don't Say That! What Not to Say After a Pregnancy Loss 
Giving Support After Stillbirth 
Supporting a Grieving Person: Helping Others Through Grief, Loss and Bereavement
Words to Comfort Someone Grieving
How to Support Someone Who Is Grieving
A List of Many Resources for Helping Someone Who's Grieving
Parental Grief
How Can I Help When a Child Dies?
Grief Support Services in Australia
What Not to Say to Someone Dealing with Infertility
Listening

Helping Someone - see Child Abuse, Helping Someone, Children and Teenagers, Help for, Domestic Violence, Helping Someone, Grief, Helping Someone, Herodes' Cave Spring-Board and Live Chat Room, Listening, Parents, Rape, Helping Someone, Secondary Trauma, Termination of Pregnancy, Helping Someone, Professionals Caring for Someone Who's Pregnant Through Rape and Secondary Trauma.

Helplines and Your Local Rape Crisis Services - International List.

Herodes' Cave Spring-Board and Live Chat Room - an online support group, message board and chat room for for partners, family and friends of people who've experienced any form of sexual violence.  People who've experienced sexual violence directly are also very welcome.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) - see Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy.

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Infertility - see also Infertility Treatments, Planned Pregnancy and Preparing for Pregnancy:
How to Talk to Your Partner About Sex and Infertility
VIC Better Health Channel - Infertility - Female 
VIC Better Health Channel - Infertility - Male
Infertility Help and Support

Pandora's Aquarium: Pregnancy Loss, Relinquishment, Termination and Infertility Forum

Beyond Childlessness

Coping with Infertility 
NIH Information About Infertility - US government site
About.com Infertility

About Infertility
  
RESOLVE.org: The Emotions of Infertility
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association - US site, with links to local HelpLine numbers in the US.
Infertility Online Support Group 
Daily Strength: Infertility Online Support Group
The Australian Infertility Support Group
The Australian Infertility Support Group Links to Australian Support Groups, Australian Clinics, International Links and International Support Groups
Pregnancy MDs List of International Infertility Support Groups

Conquering Infertility: Dr Alice Domar's Mind/Body Guide to Enhancing Fertility and Coping with Infertility
Infertility Sucks: Keeping it Together When Egg and Sperm Stubbornly Remain Apart
I Am More Than My Infertility 
Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility

Infertility Treatments:
VIC Better Health Channel - Infertility Treatments - Female

VIC Better Health Channel - Infertility Treatments - Male 
Assisted Reproductive Technologies from Wikipedia
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reproduction 2005 ART Report FAQs

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Journalling - see Pregnancy Journalling.

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Karinya House - see Pregnancy Support Services.

Legal Aid Links - International.

Legal Services - see also Women's Information and Referral Centres:
Community Legal Services 
Your Local Community Legal Centre - Australia 
Your Local Community Legal Centre - UK
Your Local Community Legal Centre - International
Your Local Women's Legal Service - Australia 
Women's Legal Services

Listening - see also Child Abuse, Children and Teenagers, Help for, Deciding What to Do About and Unplanned Pregnancy, Family Counselling, Family Dynamics, Friend, Grief, Helping a, Helping Someone, Difficult Conversations, How to Have, Parents, Help for, Parenting Skills, Pregnancy Loss, Talking to Other Children About, and Rape, Helping Someone.

Looking After Yourself and Your Relationships, Parents - see Parents, Looking After Yourself and Your Relationships.

Loss - see Grief, Loss Through Assault and Pregnancy After Pregnancy or Neonatal Loss.

Loss Through Assault:
Survivors of Murder Victims
Surviving a Violent Death

Loss, Pregnancy After Pregnancy or Neonatal - see Pregnancy After Pregnancy or Neonatal Loss.

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Male Rape - see Men Who've Been Sexually Assaulted.

Massage for Babies - see also Attachment, Bonding with Your Baby, Dunstan Baby Language and Sign Language:
Good Basic Information about Baby Massage   
Slideshow of How to Massage Your Baby
 
Benefits of Baby Massage from the Infant Massage Information Service
 
Recommendations for Baby Massage from the Infant Massage Information Service - includes getting started, information for parents of pre-term and special needs babies, and information about massage and post-natal depression.
Baby Massage and Post-Natal Depression
Time with Baby: Baby Massage and Post-Natal Depression
Getting Started on Baby Massage - has diagrams and also links for tips about early baby care.

Maternity T-Shirt Ideas - see also Teenager Mothers, Respect for, 

Medical Tests - see Coping Skills, Physical Examinations and Medical Tests.

Memorial Ceremonies for Pregnancy and Early Neonatal Loss - see also Memorial Gifts, Memorial Plants and Gardens, Memorial Symbols:  
Miscarriage Support Organisation NZ - Saying Goodbye
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support South Australia
- International Pregnancy Loss and Awareness Day (9th September) candle lighting ceremonies in different places.  
Loving and Remembering Non-Denominational Memorial Service - held in Melbourne each year.  There are other services held in different places.  If you're interested it could be worth checking with your local cemetery or memorial gardens.

Memorial Clothing, Knits and Wraps for Pregnancy and Early Neonatal Loss - see also Comforting Teddies:
Knit4Charities
Knit4Charities Links
Touching Little Lives
 
Wrap Pattern  
Preemies UK - knitting clothing for preemie babies and burial gowns for those who don't survive.
Antenatal Programs at Canberra Hospital - Step Ahead for Young Mums - Women & Children’s Health Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, PO BOX 11 Woden ACT 2606, AUSTRALIA, Phone: (02) 6244 2619, Fax: (02) 6244 4630
Neonatal Unit situated on Level 3 of Flinders Medical Centre or posted to Attention: Ward Clerks, Neonatal Unit, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders Drive, Bedford Park SA 5042, AUSTRALIA.
Royal North Shore Hospital, Pacific Highway, St Leonards NSW 2065 AUSTRALIA, or Hornsby Hospital, Palmerston Road, Hornsby, NSW 2077, AUSTRALIA, (mark it Attention NICU or Special Care Nursery.

Memorial Donations for Pregnancy and Neonatal Loss - see Child Protection and Anti-Slavery Work , International, Comforting Teddies, Fistula Care Organisations, Memorial Clothing, Knits and Wraps for Pregnancy and Early Neonatal Loss, Orphans, Organisations Supporting, Torture:
Kids Helpline 
Lifeline 
Abused Child Trust 
Australian Childhood Foundation 
Barnado's Australia 
Karinya House for Mothers and Babies 
Domestic Violence Helplines
National Share Organisation for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
 
The March of Dimes Foundation 
SIDS and Kids
Bonnie Babes Foundation
You might also be interested in charities supporting orphans.
UNICEF Orphan Support
 
World Vision Child Rescue - Orphans
 
SOS Children's Villages
 
Orphan Support Africa - Home
 
Orphan Support Africa - How to Help
 
Oxfam Australia Shop - Mother and Baby Doll
- you could even purchase this doll and give it as a donation to a charity that needs toys for children.
Oxfam Australia Shop - Batsiranai Doll - same with these dolls.
Shelters, charities working with abused children or trauma survivors, or supporting pregnant women, always need clothing and toys. 

Memorial Gifts for Pregnancy and Early Neonatal Loss - see also Comforting Teddies, Memorial Ceremonies for Pregnancy and Neonatal Loss, Memorial Clothing, Knits and Wraps for Pregnancy and Early Neonatal Loss, Memorial Plants and Gardens and Memorial Symbols:
Miscarriage Gifts - a very helpful page from the US
Sympathy Gifts Australia

The Comfort Company - Gifts of Sympathy After Miscarriage - another US site
Lasting Tribute Online Store - Memorial Gifts - a UK store
Memorial Gifts, Including Dedicating or Buying Trees - a UK site that also has candles, jewellery and photo frames (see previous page here).My Forever Child 
La Belle Dame - Healing Jewellery for Miscarriage, Still Birth, Infant Loss, Expressing Sympathy, which is a sensitively put together site with beautiful things on it.  Some other sites that sell this kind of thing include:
Memorial Jewellery Australia 
Memorial Jewellery - Badabing Jewellery Australia 
Cremation Jewellery Urns - Ebay Shop, Perth, Western Australia - also has non-urn symbolic jewellery
Alexandra's Angel Gifts in the UK
 
The Locket Shop in the US 
Memorial Jewellery Australia 
Memorial Jewellery - Badabing Jewellery Australia 
Cremation Jewellery Urns - Ebay Shop, Perth, Western Australia - also has non-urn symbolic jewellery
Miscarriage and Infant Loss Memorial Bracelet

Memorials Online:
Pregnancy Loss Information Online Memorial Garden
You can find more by searching the internet for "online memorials" 

Memorial Plants and Gardens:
Forget Me Not Seeds 
Name a Unique Rose in Memory of Them and Grow It From Seed - a US site, I think.
Lists of Memorial Roses in Scotland - A Nursery Site - a UK site with information about different types of rose used as memorials.
Links to International Rose Sites 
Memorial Gifts, Including Dedicating or Buying Trees - a UK site that also has candles, jewellery and photo frames (see previous page here).
Trees for Sale at the Arbor Day Foundation
- a US site with a great range of trees and a "hardiness"-finder for your locality.
Information About Planting a Memorial Garden
- a US site.
ARF Save the Daintree Campaign 
ARF Adopt a Square Program 
ARF Give a Tree for Life Program 
ARF Image Library 
Rainforest Rescue - Australia, Ecquador, Indonesia - this is their Daintree page.
Bush Heritage Australia
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Kempsey (Australia)'s Memorial Garden - to remember little ones lost before 20 weeks
Arbor Day Foundation Trees In Memory
- a US site
American Forest Trees in Remembrance
 
Tree People Tree Dedications - another US site
Kingston Upon Thames Council Memorial Rose Gardens
- a UK site, a local council that has memorial rose gardens.  It might be worth ringing or emailing your own local council and asking whether they have rose gardens that people can support and dedicate roses in memory of loved ones.

Memorial Rescue of Baby Animals
World Society for the Protection of Animals Australia

Memorial Symbols - see also Memorial Ceremonies for Pregnancy and Neonatal Loss, Memorial Tattoos:
The Art of Mourning: Symbolism - Animals, Inscriptions, Objects, Gemstones, Plants,
Typical Mourning Art Symbols

Memorial Tattoos:
General Information About Tattoos - Memorial Tattoos

Men - see also Fathers, Information and Support for, Men Who've Been Sexually Assaulted, Partners, Help for:
Guys Corner at the American Pregnancy Helpline.

Men Who've Been Sexually Assaulted - see also Anger, Children, Biological Father's Acces to, Common Reactions to Sexual Assault, Coping Skills, Counselling, Cues, Depression, Dissociation, Emotions, Fear, Partners, Help for, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Regression:National Domestic Violence Helpline 24/7 - 1800 200 256
Crime Stoppers
- 1800 333 000
Male Survivor - US
Men's Forum at Pandora's Aquarium  
Pandora's Project: For Male Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse
Herodes' Cave List of Online Forums for People Who've Experienced Sexual Violence   
Herodes' Cave Resources for Men and Boys
Herodes' Cave Books Especially for Male Survivors 
The Men's Project - Canada
M Power - Supporting Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse - UK
Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)
 
SAMSSA Links 
Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder Male Sexual Assault
Domestic Violence Against Men: Bryan's Story
About Domestic Violence Against Men
 
Herodes' Cave Resources for Men and Boys and Books Especially for Male Survivors 
Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder Male Sexual Assault 
Abused Empowered Survive Thrive (AEST) Male on Male Rape - also links to support forums.
Male Rape Support for Gay Men

Hope for Healing Page - Male Rape

Mirroring Your Baby - see also Bonding with Your Baby.

Miscarriage - see Grief, Pregnancy Loss, Memorial Topics and Naming Your Baby.

Miscarriage Warning Signs - see Pregnancy Complications.

Missing Your Father's Support:
Longing for Dad: Father Loss and Its Impact 
Where Were You When I Needed You, Dad?  A Guide for Healing Your Father Wound

Missing Your Mother's Support:
Motherless Daughters Online 
Missing Mothers and the Emotional Freedom Technique
When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends: Resolving the Most Complicated Relationship of Your Life
Motherless Mothers: How Losing A Mother Shapes the Parent You Become 
Motherless Mamas
A Mother Loss Workbook: Healing Exercises for Daughters

"Morning Sickness" - see Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy.

Mother Guilt - see Coping Skills and Parents, Transition to Being,

Mothers Groups - see also Exercise Groups, Fathers, Information and Support for New, Friendship and Support for New Parents, Playgroups and Pregnancy, Online Support Groups:
Meet a Mum Association UK  Kidspot New Mothers Support Groups 
Mothers Group Australia

Parenting and Family Meetup Groups - US and International search function

Mothers, Older:
Mothers 35 Plus - information, resources and message boards for older mothers, mothers-to-be and would-be mothers.
Motherhood Later ... Than Sooner
- an online community for those parenting later in life.
How Age Affects Pregnancy
 
Women's Health Pregnancy After 35  
Older Women Giving Birth 
Mothers Over 40
Late Babies: Having a Baby After 35
Pregnancy and Parenting After 35: Mid Life, New Life
But I Don't Feel Too Old to Be A Mommy 
Baby Changes Everything: Embracing and Preparing for Motherhood After 35

Multiple Pregnancy - see also Pregnancy Complications and Prenatal Care:
Multiple Pregnancy in Australia: Emotions and Support 
Preparing for Multiple Births - based in US  
International List Multiple Support Services
 
Advice and Tips for Single Parents of Twins and More 
Articles about Multiple Pregnancy and Looking after Multiple Babies - based in Australia   Australian Multiple Births Association (AMBA) 
Online Forum for Parents of Multiples
- based in Australia
South Australian Multiple Births Association (SAMBA)
- list of resources available in SA, examples of practical on-the-ground support.
Perth and Districts Multiple Births Association
 
Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)
- UK
TAMBA Frequently Asked Questions Page
- includes a message board, information about support groups, and Twinline (a phone counselling service open from 10AM-1PM and 7-10PM, freephone 0800 138 0509, with out-of-hours number and email)
Twins Online
- UK, includes support forum
Preparing for Multiple Births
Expecting Twins

Music and Pregnancy - see also Attachment, Bonding with Your Baby, Sign Language:
Music and Relaxation

Music During Pregnancy 
Music is something that helps many people relax
Information about Music During Pregnancy from the UK's National Health Service
What Your Baby Can Hear in the Womb

Music and Sounds in the Womb
Music to Avoid 

Miscarriage Memorials - see Donations, Grief, Pregnancy Loss and Memorial Topics.