Late Loss Bereavement Support Group

This group is for women who have experienced a recent (within the past year) late pregnancy loss, including spontaneous loss and loss due to incompatibility with life.  Late loss is defined as 20+ weeks gestational age. Women who have experienced neonatal death are also eligible to attend.


Group Leaders:
  • Kayli Balaban, MD, FRCPC, Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Melissa Goldband, MSW, RSW, Mental Health Clinician, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital



Referrals from any hospital, clinic, private practice, or self-referral are welcome.

Please contact: Melissa Goldband at 416-586-4800, ext. 5461 or 

Referrals should include: patient's full name, telephone number(s), date of recent loss, and gestational age at time of loss.

All potential recruits are subsequently contacted by telephone in order to clarify the purpose and nature of the group.

The group meets Mondays (10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) at Mount Sinai Hospital.