Loss Doula Support


       Bereavement & Loss Doula Support       Resources and Services 

                                       Need Support                


                    Have you just learned that your baby died and will need to be delivered? Have you suffered a miscarriage ? 

Do you have news that your baby has life-threatening problems and you wish to have a companion/advisor to help you go forward, create a birth plan, and be with you at ​birth and/or afterwards?

Do you want to help someone who has learned they are having
a miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death?    
Please contact myself , Lisa Olschewske or Jennifer Bettis contact information below

 About Lisa
I am a trained Loss Doula with Loss Doula International currently working on certification. I am the mother of 6 living children. With 5 children in heaven. I suffered 3 miscarriages and a twin loss that was one miscarriage and one ectopic rupture at 12 weeks.  I am a DONA Certified birth doula. And postpartum doula .  In addition to helping families who have a baby loss, I am also a professional photographer and welcome the opportunity to take family and baby pictures at the time of birth or afterwards.  






FLORIDA Resources 
Jacksonville & St. Augustine

* Lisa Olschewske

In addition to helping families who have a baby loss, I am also a professional photographer and welcome the opportunity to take family and baby pictures at the time of birth or afterwards.


* Jennifer Bettis, RN

JenniferMichelleBettis@gmail.com   904-525-7731

Immediate Resources Online 









Making memories Ideas




Bereavement Photography 

Lisa has supported and photographed many stillbirths including under 20 weeks.

Photos Here




Now I Lay me down to Sleep 



Community Hospice : Grief and Loss Support Groups

www.communityhospice.com 904-407-7001

The Tear Catchers  904-202-2240

Camp Healing powers (for Siblings)   904-407-6222

SIDS Support Group  904-230-8749 or 904-614-9805

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss  1-800-821-6819

Mandarin United Methodist Church 904-268-5549

Ft Caroline United Methodist Church 904-744-1311


Wolfsons Children’s Hospital Support page:




Morning Light Ministry

a Catholic ministry for bereaved mothers and bereaved fathers who have experienced the death of their baby through ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death up to one year old. This Catholic ministry also welcomes bereaved parents of other Christian denominations, bereaved parents of other faiths and bereaved parents of no religious affiliation who are struggling with the very notion of faith. There is no cost to bereaved parents.

Catholic Diocese of Florida Loss Support Resources


Burials **  The Diocese of St. Augustine has plots available for the burial of children lost through miscarriage and stillbirth at San Lorenzo Cemetery located at 1635 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32084.  For costs and more information, please contact:

North Florida Catholic Cemeteries
Bruce Wright
(904) 826-7211



Be Not Afraid Catholic ministry





More Online Resources for Support