Katie McKenzie

About Katie McKenzie

Katie McKenzie lives in rural central Ohio with her husband Jesse and two daughters, Charlie and Evan. A year after she had their first daughter in June 2014, she and her husband began trying to conceive again. They experienced 3 first trimester miscarriages in 8 months. In May 2016 she found out she was pregnant again and gave birth to their Rainbow in January 2017. She wrote about her pregnancy in a blog, and has began to continue to write about her everyday life, now as a mother of two. You can visit her blogs, Life isn't always Rainbows and A Princess and a Rainbow. Katie is a Registered Nurse who currently works on a postpartum unit. After her own experiences with loss, Katie has become passionate about speaking out about miscarriage and ending the stigma that comes with it.

Returning to Work Post Rainbow Baby

I work as a registered nurse on the postpartum unit at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio. I am lucky enough that I was able to take 12 weeks off work after I had our Rainbow in January. Although I love my job, I could not wait to have three whole months off! I was due [...]

By | 2017-05-04T08:12:00+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Parenting After Loss, The First Year|0 Comments

Parenting a Toddler Through Loss

www.racheljoybarehl.com Before we got pregnant with our Rainbow, we had three losses. We had two miscarriages, and a blighted ovum. Before becoming part of the "pregnancy loss community," I never knew anyone who had had a miscarriage. At least not personally. So why on earth would I fathom it could happen to me? [...]

By | 2017-04-06T16:25:18+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Parenting After Loss|0 Comments