Amniotic Fluid Embolism Resources

The AFE Foundation is committed to providing support to those affected by amniotic fluid embolism (AFE). To that end, the AFE Foundation has compiled resources and helpful links as described below. AFE has a tremendous impact on all who are affected by it—patients, spouses, family members, friends, health care providers, etc. These resources were compiled to be useful to those affected by AFE in many different ways.

Guides/Resources

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FAMILIES IN CRISIS

Specifically for families whose loved one remains in the hospital, this guide will help families from the crucial moments after AFE through the hours, days and weeks following.

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AFE Survivor

This addresses the unique challenges AFE survivors may face in the weeks, months and years after returning home.

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GRIEVING FAMILIES

The AFE Foundation offers a variety of resources and helpful links for families who have lost a loved one to AFE.

AFE Foundation Support Groups

The AFE Foundation has created several online support groups on Facebook for those affected in different ways by AFE.

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Grieving Family Support Group

For family members who have lost a loved one to AFE. This group provides a forum for sharing in grief, seeking comfort, and asking questions of others in similar circumstances. Our hope is that this group will prove helpful in the days, weeks, months and years following your loss. This group was established and is moderated by the AFE Foundation. It is a closed group, meaning members’ posts are only visible to the other members of the group, and not to the public.

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Grieving Spouses Support Group

For fathers who have lost a spouse or partner to AFE, this group provides a forum for sharing in grief, seeking comfort, and asking questions of others in similar circumstances. Our hope is that this group will prove helpful in the days, weeks, months and years following your loss. The group is a closed group to ensure the members posts are only available for others members to see. This group was established and is moderated by the AFE Foundation.

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Support Group for AFE Survivors

For survivors of AFE who wish to share in their experiences and connect with others. The group is a closed group to ensure the members posts are only available for others members to see. This group was established and is moderated by the AFE Foundation.

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Infant Loss Support Group

For those who lost a child while also experiencing an amniotic fluid embolism. The purpose of this group is to provide a private forum for support and a place to share your story. All posts are only accessible by current group members and all members will be screened by the group moderators in order to protect privacy.

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Pregnancy after AFE Support Group

For anyone who is exploring the possibility of a pregnancy following AFE, those who are currently pregnant following AFE, or anyone who has already experienced pregnancy following AFE. The purpose of this group is to provide a private forum for support and a place to share your unique experience. All posts are only accessible by current group members and all members will be screened by the group moderators in order to protect privacy.

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Care providers

For survivors of AFE who wish to share in their experiences and connect with others. The group is a closed group to ensure the members posts are only available for others members to see. This group was established and is moderated by the AFE Foundation.

Emergency or Crisis?

Call: 619-820-3383 or
Email :  AFE Crisis