About MOM

  • Mommies of Miracles is the worlds largest virtual support group for mothers of children who have medical complexities, life-limiting conditions, or developmental disabilities.
  • The mission of Mommies of Miracles is to eliminate the isolation mothers of exceptional needs children experience on a daily basis by providing an extended network of resources, products & services, grief support, family matching, and hope.

History

  • Founded in April 2008, in honor of Anita‚Äôs Miracle and all the miraculous children who fight to defy the odds each and every day! Mommies of Miracles has grown from a small group in Ohio, to a large Facebook Fan page, and we continue to grow.
  • As of December 2011 MOM is the largest online support group for moms of special needs children worldwide.
  • Mommies of Miracles is a growing international peer-driven support group of mothers who have children of any age (infant-adult) with complex medical issues, rare or undiagnosed conditions, and/or developmental disabilities.
  • The mission of Mommies of Miracles is to eliminate the isolation mothers of exceptional needs children experience on a daily basis by providing an extended network of resources, products & services, grief support, family matching, and hope.
  • In April 2013 Mommies of Miracles and CLU Campaign merged creating a stronger and more unified vision of support and encouragement.

Services

  • 24/7 peer support from the comfort of your own home
  • Social Networking: Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
  • Tools: We offer a range of tools. These include an extensive resource directory, product reviews (by caregivers), care pages, home modifications, and more. All of our tools are designed to make every day life easier for the ‘Extreme Caregiver’.
  • Support: Our Support services include regional support groups (virtual and physical), diagnosis registry, 2 minute tips, Hope (a section dedicated to inspiration and dealing with grief), as well as our Angel page where we pay tribute to the Miracles that are no longer with us.
  • Programs: MOM is very proud to offer a handful of programs. Our Inclusive Halloween program that is designed to help make Halloween fun for ALL kids (it’s easy and fun for everyone to participate in this program). Our Lavender Lanyard program connects MOMs while out with our miracles. We also have an online book study.
  • Giveaways, blogs, and much, much more!

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MOM Media Kit:

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MOM in the News:

archives

Austinarea decorates a special holiday tree to honor children that have passed
Founder, Anita Birk, Wins Jefferson Award
More on Jefferson Awards by News Channel WBNS-10TV Columbus, OH
“Mothers of Special Needs Children Build Support Group” by Jo Ann Schosek
Lancaster Eagle Gazette – August 13, 2008
CLU Radio Interview with KOOP
Mommies of Miracles Radio Interview with KOOP

Trick-or-Treat Coverage

Parenting Special Needs
The Advocate (page 12)
Community Impact – Georgetown, TX
Wonderbaby
Preemie Babies 101
FPIES Foundation