Julie Landau

About Julie Landau

Julie Landau is the blogger behind Dear Ruby Mae, an online tribute to her daughter, Ruby, who was stillborn in May 2014 after a healthy full-term pregnancy. Written through periods of grief and triumph, sadness and hope, anger and determination, Julie discusses the hell of losing a child, but the importance of finding the beauty in everyday. It is her way of keeping Ruby a part of her everyday life while delivering an important message to other parents: you are not alone. She has a background in public relations and has worked in the social sector for the past 5.5 years. She is currently pregnant with her rainbow baby, another girl, due in April 2015 and lives with her husband in San Diego, CA. You can follow her work on BlogHer and Twitter.

“Everything Changes Once You Have Kids”

I was standing in line at the bank the other day and the man in front of me kept turning around to look at me. Not in a creepy, checking-me-out kind of way - his eyes would always be gazing down, catching a glimpse at my now 34-week belly. Eventually he said, “When are you [...]

I Am A Mom

My daughter, Ruby, made me a mom. With her, I experienced pregnancy for the first time, blissful ignorance and all. We made it through the first trimester with very little morning sickness, cruised through the second trimester like pros and entered the third trimester feeling confident and invincible. Weeks before my due date, I had done just [...]

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