By: Kendra Goldman I first heard about the Share Walk on October 12th, 2016 while visiting the website. This was 2 days before I was scheduled for a D&C for my second miscarriage. The day of my D&C, I wanted to talk with my doctor to see if the walk would be something I’d be…

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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 included our babies’ names to…

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By: Rose Carlson Those who work with and support families who experience the tragic death of a baby know just how meaningful ceremonies, rituals and memorial events are to heartbroken parents. Many parents continue to honor their baby over the years, and they are especially appreciative when others also remember their baby and provide them…

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Remembering Your Baby For Mother’s Day Each year, Share hosts a Bracelet Night in remembrance of babies who are gone too soon & celebration of your motherhood. Mothers, sisters, grandmothers and friends are all invited to spend the evening creating a beautiful memento. This event, held around Mother’s Day, provides the opportunity to celebrate motherhood…

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In 2002, Share’s board of directors made the decision to move away from small fundraising events in favor of a larger event. Share’s 25th anniversary was in 2002 and a gala was planned as a one-time event to celebrate this milestone. After the initial success of the Share’s Angel Ball, it became a beloved yearly…

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  This timeline includes highlights of Share’s history from 1976 to 2016. 1976 Established an AMEND (Aiding Mothers and Fathers Experiencing Neonatal Death) chapter in Decatur, IL after meeting with St. Louis AMEND organization 1977 Began Share group at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois Began providing education on perinatal loss and bereavement in hospitals, colleges,…

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The Share walk has come a long way since the very first one in 2002. That year, it was held on the grounds of the Gateway Arch with nearly 300 people in attendance and was called the Share Walk to Remember. This year, the Walk for Remembrance & Hope in St. Charles, Missouri on October…

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https://storysophia.wordpress.com A Pregnancy Loss Story Posted on September 15, 2016 | 5 Comments I am dedicating this post to Share’s Walk of Remembrance (https://nationalshare.org/) and the Wave of Light (http://www.october15th.com/) in support of infertility and pregnancy loss and shattering the stigma. I would personally like to thank Justine Froelker, author, advocate, and blogger at Ever Upward, for the opportunity to share my…

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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 ever lost a baby. Besides…

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