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Threads of Hope Group Study - FAQ

Q: Who can attend the study?

A: Any woman who is grieving the loss of a baby from miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death.

Q: How long is the study?

A: The study meets for 9 weeks for about an hour depending on the group size.

Q: Do I have to attend every weekly session?

A: It is important that you attend all sessions, however, if you are unable to attend on a particular week, that session can be made up by making arrangements with the group leader.

Q: What if I decide I don't want to attend the study any longer?

A: You are always free to stop attending, but those who have completed the study will assure you it was worth the investment. It is life changing!

Q: Is there homework?

A: There is a light amount of homework required between meetings - no more than two hours per week.

Q: Where is the study held?

A: The study is normally held at the pregnancy center, but every effort is made to select a location convenient for the participants.

Q: How many women will be attending?

A: We hold the groups to a small size between 2-6 to assure everyone is well cared for.

Q: Who will be leading the group?

A: Groups are co-facilitated by women who have completed the study in the past and have gone through extensive training to lead a group.

Q: Will any men be attending?

A: No. At this time, the groups are only for women.

Q: What does it cost to attend the study?

A: There may be a minimal fee for the book, but scholarships usually cover all costs.