Dark Matter

All you knew was a land of sea a cocoon a shell all you knew was growing   stretching round competing with intestines bladder spleen ribs   you took over …continue

Holding Stillborn Babies

Medical professionals should help mothers to hold their stillborn babies. Recent research shows that mothers who hold their stillborn babies report that the experience had overall positive long-term effects on …continue

Reconceiving New Beginnings

Back to school. It’s the season of hope and new beginnings. One of the things that I’ve been hearing a lot this time of year is about the parallel of …continue

Always With Me

January 31, 2009 the day I will never forget. I was rushed to the ER, I was bleeding at 7 weeks pregnant. The ER physician told me I had a …continue

The Emotional Impact of Loss

In December 2005, I gave birth to a stillborn son. While in the hospital, I experienced a grief so profound and transcendent, it almost lifted me up, after which waves …continue

Keepsakes

On July 9, 2013 my husband’s and my world was changed forever. I was 37 weeks pregnant with our second child (I had a miscarriage in March 2011) when I …continue

The Circle

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Calling in the Experts

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Panic, Pain and Pride

I am blessed. Utterly and completely blessed. I have a husband who adores me and a beautiful daughter who fills our lives with love and joy each and every day. …continue