grief

I had no belief that my babies were in heaven, nor that they would ever be born into this world.

I Don't Believe My Babies Are In Heaven

I had a lot of well-meaning friends and family searching for the right words to say after my back-to-back miscarriages. So many offered solace by Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.14.16   |   SHARE
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Sometimes, there are no words to express sympathy for this kind of loss.

9 Perfectly-Worded Greeting Cards For When Your Friend Loses A Baby

According to the American Pregnancy Association, up to 25% of clinically recognized pregnancies result in miscarriage, and it can be for a variety of Read...
Caithlin Pena of Your Tango    |   02.26.16   |   SHARE
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You deserve to grieve.

I’m Not Done Talking About Miscarriage And Here’s Why

Here are some further thoughts on miscarriage, the Internet, and how we can be supportive to women going through one. Read...
Erin Khar    |   01.26.16   |   SHARE
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MS Paint magic.

A Grown-A** Woman Reads Harry Potter: Death, Dementors, And Other Fun Things

All I want for Christmas is a Molly Weasley sweater. Read...
Jody Amable   |   12.15.15   |   SHARE
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The author (right) and her sister. Image: Mamamia.

Why I Don't Want To "Get Over" My Grief

It’s said that one of the simplest and saddest stories is Ernest Hemingway’s “For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.” I thought about those six words as I Read...
Maya Linden of Mamamia    |   09.18.15   |   SHARE
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The Five Stages Of Grief After Finding People On Facebook

Don’t say the following: “Maybe they’ll remember me!” “I bet they would love to get a message from me!” “Contacting the popular kids while we are in Read...
Tamarah Rockwood    |   06.15.15   |   SHARE
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A Happy Death, Full Of Light And Color

It's possible to mourn and celebrate, to be with someone you can't see or feel, and to find some kind of joy even when you're mired in loss. Read...
Anne Thériault    |   04.9.15   |   SHARE
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'Tis The Season . . . To Pretend There's No Season At All

This season is hard. So I'm pretending it doesn't exist. You're welcome to join! Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   12.19.14   |   SHARE
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