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Dear Courageous Mama Parenting Her Baby Born After a Loss

Dear Courageous Mama Parenting Her Baby Born After a Loss, I want you to know that I am right here with you. Right now I am 10 months into parenting my baby girl born after my other one that died. You know what? I have a hard time telling you this… But it hasn’t always [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|38 Comments

What the New Mom to a Baby Born after a Loss Needs Her Friends and Loved Ones to Know

I might be gone for a while. Bringing home a new baby is a life changing and sacred experience. Now double that with bringing home a baby after your other one dies, and it seems twice as sacred. So please just give me some time and space to savor these first few days with this [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|15 Comments

My Pregnancy After Loss Bill of Rights

1) I have the right to grieve my child or children that have died and/or the previous pregnancies I have lost. I have the right to be sad about my loss(es) during my current pregnancy. 2) I have the right to be scared, anxious and afraid. I already know what it is like to lose. [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|10 Comments

10 Reasons to Document Your Pregnancy After Loss With Shameless Selfies

I am not a big fan of selfies, unless of course it has to do with the miracle of carrying new life into this world and celebrating it with shameless shots of your ever growing bump! You might feel totally out of your comfort zone, and that is to be expected. Few women feel at [...]

By | August 23rd, 2014|9 Comments

12 Things to Say to the Mom Pregnant Again after a Loss

1. “Congratulations.” – Even though a PAL mom might want to be discrete and not share the news about this pregnancy in fear that something might happen again, we still are secretly or not so secretly excited inside. So if you are a fortunate one to find out a mom is pregnant again after loss, [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|5 Comments

23 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Pregnancy After Loss

1. That TTC after a loss is heartbreaking. It’s different this time around. You got pregnant in the past, but you aren’t sure if you will get pregnant again. Also, it’s no longer ‘fun’ when you are trying. It’s work. Sex seems like means to an end and it’s hard to enjoy because in your [...]

By | August 3rd, 2014|43 Comments