A Share Chapter’s Story By: Rebecca Hirst Mr. & Mrs. Rich George, members of Share support group in DeKalb, IL, know from personal experience that, “There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” (unknown author). My name is Becca Hirst. Nearly eighteen months
Songwriter, John Dolan wrote this song ‘Watching Over You (Brianna’s Song)” in honor of his niece, Brianna. He felt inspired to write this song in 1999 when Brianna was miscarried. Dolan hopes it can bring comfort to families who have suffered a similar loss. Listen Here “Watching Over You” ©
By: Karen Christopher On February 19, 2002, our daughter Elizabeth Christena Swader came silently into the world. I was 36 1/2 weeks and this was our first baby. We learned of her demise about 36 hours before when we went to the doctor for a routine visit and there was
Offering the gift of oneself to make a difference. His Story The Labor and Delivery nurse attended my wife when she delivered our daughter, Maria. Maria was stillborn at 30 weeks. Our nurse did not leave my wife’s side all night. Though Maria was the first stillborn our nurse had
By: Eva and Kyle Martino This is a post I’ve been thinking about for a while now. Loss, and the grieving process, is so unique– so nonlinear, so unexpected. And it can be just as individual between partners experiencing the same event. I asked my husband, Kyle Martino, to write
By: Laura Curran In the summer of 1990, I had never even heard of Share or its mission. Yet, by the autumn of the same year, I could not have imagined how drastically our lives would change and how important Share would become to my husband Kevin and me. Pregnancy
Newsletter Release! Please take a moment to read the latest Share newsletter on Relationships After a Loss. Feel free to share with anyone you feel would benefit from its contents. Download here!
This article was originally published in the July/August 2016 Sharing Magazine. By Dr. Jessica Zucker Our feet touched as my husband and I leaned against our linen headboard in resignation, but we were a world apart. I had wine in one hand and a large spoonful of ice cream in the other.
This was originally published in the Share Magazine in the Jan/Feb 2008 edition. By Krista McInerney Mommy to Madison Elaine McInerney, Elliott, and Meah When I lost my daughter in March of 2002, I had never watched anyone I know experience the loss of their baby, let alone known anyone who had
By: Justine Brooks Froelker Think back to your wedding day or the day you publicly declared you were choosing one another. What do you remember thinking? For most of us, we dreamed of children in our future. We for sure did not dream of the struggle of infertility and loss