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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|48 Comments

11 Things NOT to Say to the Mama Expecting Again after a Loss

1. “Is this your first?” You don’t know what their past pregnancy history is and in the case of the loss mom the answer is no. There could have been multiple miscarriages, stillbirths, abortions, terminations for medical reasons, and yes, even children that have died. Just don’t ask this question. 2. “How many kids do [...]

By | July 23rd, 2014|38 Comments

15 Things I Need My Partner to Know During Our Pregnancy after Loss

Photo credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/cheriejphotos/ 1. I'm scared, like really, really scared. I know now that things can go wrong and not every pregnancy has a happy ending. I really, really, really don't want lightning to strike twice, but I’m afraid it will. 2. I need your support now more than ever. You’re the only [...]

By | June 22nd, 2014|6 Comments