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Initial Grief (TFMR)

This is an 8-week professionally facilitated, peer-driven support group for individuals and partners who are deciding to, or have had to make, the difficult decision to terminate their wanted pregnancy for medical reasons. This group provides a safe and non-judgmental space to discuss the unique grief that surrounds TFMR loss.

Who is this group for? Individuals and partners who are navigating a T.F.M.R loss at any stage of the journey.

Date, time and Location

8-Week Session Start Dates:

  • Mountain Time (MT) Sessions: January 18, May 23, September 13, October 20
  • Eastern Time (ET) Sessions: March 21, May 16, September 13

Time We Meet:

  • Mountain time: 6:00pm (MT)
  • Eastern time – 8:00pm (ET)

Where: Online

Prerequisites and Groups to Join after

Prerequisites: NONE Suggested groups to join after attendance in this group:

  • TFMR Drop-In Group

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Other Groups

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Equine Group

What is Equine Group? This workshop series based in Calgary is ideal for those who are animal lovers and are looking for an alternative path

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TFMR Drop-in Group

This is a casual peer support drop-in group that is designed to connect with others as we navigate the journey through a Termination For Medical

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Book with Erin Winters

In order to book with Erin, please connect directly with our Program Assistant, Shelagh via email at

NOTE: Refrain from providing detailed personal information when emailing Shelagh. Feel free to describe your challenges in brief, and leave out personal details that you only wish to share with Erin.


Shelagh (she/her) brings with her a solid background as an admin in a variety of areas from business, academia and now with a charitable organization with the Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Center. She feels passionate about working in a role that benefits others in the community.

Shelagh was exposed to bereavement and deep grief at an early age and it left her with a profound sense of how fragile life is and how we need to find joy and light wherever we can. She feels privileged to be able to take this sense with her into her role with PILSC while putting her strong admin skills to good use.