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The Truth About Crying at My Baby Shower

I am not going to lie; I put on a damn good face at my baby shower. I smiled and laughed and talked about the baby. I rubbed my growing belly and discussed names with all of the guests. I was truly grateful for everything everyone did for us; I was just not in a [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|7 Comments

9 Things I’m Not Doing during my Pregnancy after Loss (and that’s Okay)

During my subsequent pregnancies I have often felt like “I should” being doing this or “I should” be feeling that, which I find ironic. I tell other mothers who are pregnant after loss to be kind with themselves. There are no “shoulds” in pregnancy after loss, or as we say in my work, “Don’t ‘should’ [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|21 Comments

Facts about Pregnancy After Loss

At Pregnancy After Loss Support, we work diligently to stay abreast of the latest research that is relevant to pregnancy after loss. We've created this infographic to share some of the basic facts about pregnancy after loss with our community and those who may need educating on the experience of pregnancy after loss. You may embed the infographic on your own website or blog by copying the code below the infographic.

By |October 7th, 2015|5 Comments

10 Things I Want You To Know About Trying to Conceive after A Loss

1. I am not trying to replace the baby I lost. I am trying to conceive (TTC) a new baby, and have a new pregnancy, with a different outcome. I am not wanting to rewrite history, but instead trying to hope for the present and future while still grieving. 2. I put a lot of [...]

By |June 1st, 2015|5 Comments

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|16 Comments