Losing a baby can be a lonely, isolating experience, and unless one has known someone who had such a loss, it is easy to feel as if no one understands what you are experiencing. For those who are grieving the death of their baby, the right books can help you process the loss. Different types…

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By: Jaclyn Pieris “In my grief, I find myself crying and updating my status on Facebook as tears fall on the keys of my laptop. ‘I will be closing my Facebook account tomorrow. If you’d like to keep in touch, you can email me at the following personal email account…” What I really want to write…

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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 his most honest, most unapologetic…

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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. Since I was no longer…

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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 throughout that dream. However, I…

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This article was originally posted in the Jan/Feb 2003 issue of the Share newsletter. Memories for Andrew Dedicated to Andrew Joseph born quiet due to PROM Ally miscarried March 13, 2002 By Mum & Dad Michael & Angela Westermann Hello.  My name is Angela.  I am a bereaved mum.  October 22, 2001 my son Andrew…

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This article was originally published in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of the Share newsletter. By Maggie Stockmann How many kids do you have? Is she your oldest? Such a simple question with such complicated answers. All that goes into deciding how to answer – Will I see this person again? Are we in public? Am…

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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. Since I was no longer pregnant, I figured sipping Chianti in bed while shoveling…

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