What is Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support?

 

Share is a national support resource for families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, early infant death or SIDS.

HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay serves as the host site for the Northeast Wisconsin Share Chapter, assisting families throughout Northeast Wisconsin, regardless of where their loss took place.

Click here to find helpful resources for those who have experienced a perinatal or infant loss.

What types of services do we offer?

 

Monthly support group meetings

  • Held at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

  • Gain insight and understanding of the grief process and your loss as you share your feelings in a non-judgmental atmosphere with other parents who have walked a similar journey

  • Adults only

Parent connection

• Facilitate the connection with another family that has experienced a similar loss to yours for one-on-one support

• Like us on Facebook for online support in the comfort of your home

Memorial and burial services

  • For families with a pregnancy loss of less than 20 weeks in gestation

  • Held three times per year (spring, summer and fall) in Green Bay

  • In Green Bay, held at the Chapel of the Mausoleum at the Allouez Catholic Cemetery followed by burial in the Babyland area of the cemetery with assistance from Ryan Funeral Home

  • Extended family and friends are welcome

Christmas Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance

  • Held in the chapel at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay

  • Bring an ornament to hang on our memorial tree

  • Extended family and friends are welcome

Referrals to additional community resources

  • Counselors who specialize in pregnancy and loss

  • Local support resources for children and teens

  • Reading materials

Meet our Certified Bereavement Coordinators

 

To contact Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support in Green Bay, please call 920-433-8634, and in Sheboygan, call 920-451-7265.

Due to email security concerns, the Certified Bereavement Coordinators may not be able to respond via email. If you do not hear from them or require immediate assistance, please call 920-433-8634, or include your phone number in your email to the coordinator(s). We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to correct the issue.

Lana Reinke, RN

 

Email: Lana.Reinke@hshs.org
Lana has more than 30 years of experience as a neonatal intensive care nurse at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, along with extensive training and education in perinatal bereavement. She has completed special training in ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) and perinatal hospice/palliative care.

Theresa Shuck, MS, CGC

 

Email: Theresa.Shuck@hshs.org
Theresa has over 20 years of experience as a board certified Genetic Counselor at HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, along with extensive training and education in perinatal bereavement. She has completed special training in ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) and perinatal hospice/palliative care.

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