Heather Butler

About Heather Butler

Heather Butler is a proud Colorado native and a mountain girl through and through. She is married to her best friend and lumberjack of a husband. They have 2 daughters (who are by far the coolest little people ever) and 1 on the way. They also have 2 precious heaven babies who were lost in miscarriages at 13 weeks and 5 weeks. Although all too brief, their little lives continually reveal a lifetime's worth of beauty and truth. Through their entrances into heaven, Heather found her calling and passion in life-to walk alongside other women in their journey of loss and healing-and is currently writing her first book on the topic. Heather shares her adventures as a wife, momma and woman on her website, Faithfulness Declared.

Heather’s Bump Day Vlog, Weeks 11-13: Big Milestones

Join me as I share the ups and downs of my pregnancy after loss through PALS' new Bump Day Vlog. In this video, I share some of our big milestones of this pregnancy, including passing the gestation of our first loss and the reason I long to know the baby's gender. https://youtu.be/zOlt3xtkYAA

Heather’s Bump Day Vlog, Weeks 8-11: Early Anxiety

Join me as I share the ups and downs of my pregnancy after loss through PALS new Bump Day Vlog. In this first video, I chronicle my appointments and early anxiety during weeks 8-11 of my pregnancy. https://youtu.be/0Jgezxj643s

By |2018-02-22T13:49:41+00:00February 22nd, 2018|10weeks, 11weeks, 1st Trimester, Bump Day Blog|0 Comments

Dear Mama Who has Suffered a Miscarriage…I See Your Motherhood

Dear Mama who has suffered a miscarriage, Some days your loss feels invisible. Some days you feel invisible. But I see you—you, dear mama reading these words. I see your motherhood. This love letter is written for you. From one loss mama to another. I see you very clearly. God sees you very specifically. He [...]

By |2018-02-01T16:11:16+00:00January 31st, 2018|Love Letters, PAL Fifth Annual Love Letters|0 Comments

Motherhood After Loss

    We lost our first baby, who we named Lavender, when I was 13 weeks pregnant. There were no obvious reasons as to why I lost my baby. I was young. I was healthy. Everything seemed to fine, until suddenly, everything wasn’t fine. I became pregnant again soon after our loss. That pregnancy was [...]

By |2017-11-16T00:32:14+00:00November 16th, 2017|13weeks, Emotional Health, Parenting After Loss|0 Comments

5 Things to Do for Yourself After a Miscarriage

After my miscarriages, my whole world turned upside down. My heart, my mind and my body had changed—and I really didn’t know what my new normal looked like. In the midst of all the pain and unknowns, I knew I needed to take care of myself and create a safe place to grieve and heal. [...]

By |2017-09-21T08:52:28+00:00September 21st, 2017|1st Trimester, 2nd Trimester|0 Comments

When It Happens Again

It was during an early morning visit to the bathroom that I realized I had lost my first baby. I was bleeding and it was red—the 2 things that bring terror to a pregnant woman’s heart. That moment became a snapshot that was burned into my memory—holding the blood-soaked toilet paper. When I became pregnant [...]

By |2017-08-17T07:18:31+00:00August 17th, 2017|1st Trimester, Loss After Loss, Pregnancy|2 Comments

She Said Their Names

  “Lavender and Pine,” I said in a sort of disbelief that the moment was happening. For so long I had anticipated the moment I would tell our oldest daughter about her heaven-siblings. I looked forward to the day I would share their names with her and talk about their lives. It was impossible to [...]

Storytellers

  The first time I walked through those hospital doors…it didn't feel real. But the extreme pain my body was experiencing kept my mind tied to reality. This was happening. My late-night ER visit was for reasons that every pregnant woman dreads—blood and pain. So much pain. The first time I walked through those hospital [...]

By |2017-05-18T12:15:46+00:00May 18th, 2017|1st Trimester, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|0 Comments