Brief Encounters


Families Facing Difficult Decisions

A Heartbreaking Choice

Offers information and support to parents who have interrupted their pregnancies after prenatal diagnosis revealed severe fetal anomalies.

Anencephaly Support Foundation

Supports parents who wish to continue their pregnancies after a diagnosis of anencephaly.

Carrying to Term

Offers support to parents who choose to continue a pregnancy after a fatal diagnosis.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Offers information and referrals to support groups, medical information and a newsletter.

Genetic Alliance

Provides educational materials and referrals to consumers regarding most birth defects and genetic disorders.

Poor Prenatal Diagnosis – Baby Center Community

Have you gotten unexpected results from prenatal testing? Find support here and talk about your options with others in similar situations.

Poor Prenatal Diagnosis

Dedicated to help parents decide in a time of crises how to proceed and where to turn for help and resources.

National Organization of Rare Disorders

Provides information on rare diseases and a database of support organizations.

National Down Syndrome Society

Offers information and resources for parents and children with Down Syndrome.

National Society of Genetic Counselors

Offers a referral service.

National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association

Offers support and programs geared to families affected by Tay-Sachs Disease and over 40 other fatal degenerative genetic disorders.

Perinatal Hospice

Offers support and resources to families who wish to continue their pregnancies with babies who likely will die before or shortly after birth.

Spina Bifida Association

Provides information on the birth defect.

Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 & Related Disorders

Provides support for the issues and decisions surrounding the diagnosis and care in Trisomy 18, 13 and related chromosomal disorders.