Carrying Grief

It’s been almost six weeks since the birth and death of my baby girl due to labor and delivery complications (chorioamnionitis). My labor was induced at 40 weeks and 4 …continue

The Human Placenta Project

In late 2014, I read about the Human Placenta Project, an initiative launched by the National Institutes of Health to study the human placenta. It took me months to get …continue


The personal story of our RL-cofounder told on the NPR affiliate WAMC’s radio show “51%”: Listen to “Loss” HERE

The Neverknown

The cemetery where he is buried has the ample dimensions of a public park and the elegance of a painted landscape: horizons disappearing around gently curved roads, sloping hills, marble …continue

She Lived

What tangible evidence is there that she lived? What proof is there that she existed? What will express in words the true value of her life? Who can prove beyond …continue

I Love You Still

“I Love You Still.” A song written for Wyatt Grant Stine born still at 27weeks and 2 days on October 8, 2012 by his Mommy, Crystal Stine. Click below to …continue

Mother’s Day Mourning

Mother’s Day was an unforgettable one. I am rarely at a loss for words. But this experience has left me speechless at times. However, I want to share our story …continue


June 26, 2011 was the worst day of my life.  That day I gave birth to the most gorgeous baby I have ever seen.  He was born dead.  I would …continue

Angry At

The world Not knowing that I needed to protect my baby boy until he was already out of my reach The flowers on my kitchen table, which aren’t good enough, …continue