You are not alone. If you learn that your baby may have a life-threatening or life-limiting condition, the news can be devastating. Angel Watch is a FREE perinatal palliative supportive services here to help your family navigate this difficult situation.
Angel Watch provides emotional, social, and practical support during this time of uncertainty. Together, you and your Angel Watch team can develop a plan for your pregnancy and future based on your individual choices and needs.
Angel Watch is a community based Perinatal Palliative support program. Staffed by compassionate, specially trained, and qualified medical and grief experts. Our team includes:
At every step of your journey, Angel Watch supports you and your family, helping to bring meaning to your experience now and hope for the future Angel Watch services are personalized to meet your family’s individual needs. We can provide:
As a service to our communities, Intermountain Health offers this free program to any family, regardless of where in Utah you are planning to deliver. Staffed by trained specialists, Angel Watch provides emotional, social, and practical support during this time of uncertainty.
Together, you and your Angel Watch providers can create a plan for your pregnancy and beyond — a plan based on your individual needs and the decisions that are best for your family, whatever they may be. Our services may be in the form of home visits, phone calls, referrals to community resources, and written materials. In some cases, participants may choose to meet with others who have faced similar situations.
We can help answer tough questions such as:
At every step of your journey, Angel Watch supports you and your family, helping to bring meaning to your experience now and hope for the future. Our goal is that whether it is five months, two years, or ten years down the road, you will be at peace with the decisions you made during this difficult time.
Please contact us by phone on 801-698-4486 or email us at email@example.com.
As you thoughtfully consider your pregnancy circumstances, it may be helpful to know the details of our policy about terminating pregnancy.
Intermountain Health facilities or providers do not perform elective abortions. Termination of a pregnancy is rare and can only occur under limited and specific circumstances and according to Intermountain Health policy and Utah law if:
It is necessary to avert death or serious risk of substantial and irreversible impairment of major bodily functions of the mother; or
The pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, and it has been confirmed the event has been properly and completely reported to law enforcement; or
The fetus has severe fetal defects that will not allow it to survive until or beyond birth, as confirmed by at least two maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists.