infant loss

Ask Erin: I Need Help Overcoming The Loss Of A Baby

Grieving the loss of a baby is a process, and I am unsure if we ever complete that process. But I do think we can get to a place of acceptance. (artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Grieving the loss of a baby is a process, and I am unsure if we ever complete that process. But I do think we can get to a place of acceptance.

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5 Things To Say To A Mother Who Has Lost Her Baby

If you say nothing else, say this. A simple “I am so sorry” says that you care. You see the pain, You honor it. If this is all you can say, just say this.

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10 Ways I Changed After The Death Of My Child

The term "everything happens for a reason" does not apply to a parent has lost a child. There are no answers.

Without a doubt, the death of a child is one of the most traumatic events one could ever experience.

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I Don't Care If You Don't Like It; I Will Not Stop Talking About The Death Of My Baby

I will not be quiet. I will not silence myself or forget my daughter because you are uncomfortable.

People don’t like when you talk about your dead baby. They don’t know what to say. They just don’t want to think about death and loss.

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Pregnancy And Infant Loss Remembrance Day 

I am 1 in 4: Pregnancy And Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Image: Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day to remember and honor miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and newborn death.

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This Dad Shows Us The Overwhelming Emotion Of Welcoming A Rainbow Baby

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Welcoming any baby is probably the single most emotional experience of the human condition. But welcoming a Rainbow Baby?

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Today We Say Goodbye: A Letter To My Uterus

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Our relationship has been a little complicated. I've loved you a lot, and I've loathed you at least that much, but mostly you've just gone unnoticed. Except for those 5 to 7 days every four weeks when you made your presence quite evident, what with the river of life blood and the random excruciating, and from what I can tell, unnecessary, contractions.

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After Losing Three Sons

As I compare my body with other women expecting their second, or even third, I remind myself that this is my fifth child. I am OK. This is my fifth baby. My fourth pregnancy. I look normal for that. But to anyone else, I am a surprise. "Second trimester? Goodness, I thought you were almost due!"

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After Losing Three Sons

As I compare my body with other women expecting their second, or even third, I remind myself that this is my fifth child. I am OK. This is my fifth baby. My fourth pregnancy. I look normal for that. But to anyone else, I am a surprise. "Second trimester? Goodness, I thought you were almost due!"

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