By: Vicki Kiefer, Share Accounting Manager Ten years ago, seven months after our second early pregnancy loss, my husband and I attended our first Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope. I don’t remember much of what was said at the memorial service, and that year we had not yet
By: Sabrina Ivy Death invaded our lives in a way that has irrevocably changed us. We can never go back to who we were before. We are painfully aware of how different we are now. We know what death looks like on our child. We know what death smells like.
By: JoAnn Cantrell It was a cold day in April when our infant twin boys arrived too soon, after I had carried them nearly six months. Ironically, it was the same time of year that the crocuses were making their comeback after a harsh winter. Like the flowers, my babies
By: Rebecca Hirst A Share Chapter Leader shares the story of impacting their rural community with support for pregnancy and infant loss. 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
What I’ve Learned From Surviving 3 Lost Pregnancies By: Tori Johnson-Jones, as told to Anthonia Akitunde I knew that motherhood was a title that I wanted to have in my lifetime. I had already been with my husband for some time, and I knew that he would be a great
By: Nora Lafata Three weeks ago I Googled “Rainbow Birthday Party.” Streamers. Polka dots. Lollipops. Cakes and cupcakes and salsa and food coloring, and lots and lots of chevron. I realize none of that is what’s important. Still as we sang to him, I couldn’t help but notice the reds
By: Christina Rearick How could anyone experience anything but joy when a new baby is born into their family? The answer is quite simple, when they have endured the loss of such a tiny and most precious life. Years ago, when I lost my very first baby to polycystic ovarian