Your Rights

You are entitled to certain rights after suffering a pregnancy loss, neonatal loss, or failed fertility treatment.

  • Advocacy

We at Start Healing Together understand how difficult it can be to advocate for yourself when in the midst of grief and/or fertility treatments. We are here to provide support and guidance as you advocate for yourself. However, if you do not feel comfortable doing that, please allow us to be your voice and advocate on your behalf. We promise to keep all information confidential. We want to ensure that everyone receives the support they deserve.

  • Bereavement Days

Bereavement days may potentially be used for miscarriage, TFMR, stillbirth, infant loss, or failed ART procedure. Talk to your local association representative, and any additional questions or concerns can be directed to

It is paramount that contract language be amended to be inclusive of all family-building experiences.

After a stillbirth or neonatal loss, you are likely able to obtain NJFLI benefits.

  • The Autumn Joy Stillbirth Research and Dignity Act
    *Specific to New Jersey hospitals and families


Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education (SHINE) for Autumn Act