Melissa Sulley

(she/her)

Coach and Grief Educator with josiah+co.

About

Melissa Sulley (she/her) is a Certified Pregnancy & Infant Loss Coach, Pregnancy & Infant Loss Doula, owner of josiah+co., and a fellow bereaved parent. She also holds a Bachelor of Psychology and Education from Western University.

She is the mother of three children earth-side and seven children waiting for her in the stars. Her first experience with pregnancy loss was in 2015 when she lost her son Josiah at 20 weeks.⁠ After Josiah, she lost four more babies within the second trimester, and three within the first trimester. ⁠

Melissa offers intuitive, trauma-informed coaching, supporting you through loss toward an empowered future.

She is passionate about supporting folks through all aspects of their loss journey – whether a recent loss, trying to conceive, pregnancy after loss, or parenting after loss. She also holds space for secondary losses such as loss of relationships, loss of identity, and loss of faith.

Services

  • Pregnancy & Infant Loss Coaching

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Location

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Writings by Melissa Sulley

Hi, I’m Melissa! I am a Certified Pregnancy & Infant Loss Coach, Pregnancy & Infant Loss Doula, owner of josiah+co., and a fellow bereaved parent. ⁠I am the mother of three children earth-side and seven children waiting for me in the stars. I am passionate about sharing my personal journey through grief and the tools I’ve learned along the way to empower you to navigate through the difficult waters of loss. You can find me writing often about recurrent loss, pregnancy/parenting after loss, and secondary losses such as loss of relationships, loss of identity, and loss of faith/religion.

 

How to Navigate Pregnancy After Loss – 6 Things you can do right now

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