If you have a prenatal diagnosis that indicates your baby may die before or soon after birth, we offer our deepest condolences. The Perinatal Comfort Care team is here to be of support to you and your family through this difficult time. We are dedicated to embracing parents who have made the decision to continue their pregnancy and wish to spend every precious moment with their baby.

For more information please contact Suzanne Engelder at 714-712-7259

Meet the Perinatal Comfort Care Team Program

  • Coordinator
  • Clinical Social Worker
  • The PCC Nurse
  • Chaplain
  • Music Therapist

Hope the Healing Cub


Find out how you can support the Perinatal Comfort Care program through our Hope the Healing Cub program

Infant and Pregnancy Loss Resources

No one should feel they have to walk this journey alone. Here are some resources available to you and your loved ones:

Perinatal Comfort Care in the News

The St. Joseph Hospital Perinatal Comfort Care Program has gained local and national attention for groundbreaking approaches aiding patients and families through a difficult time. Here are some recent news features:

Working Nurse

Orange County Register

For more information please contact Suzanne Engelder at 714-712-7259 or email her at Suzanne.Engelder@stjoe.org.