Why Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month is Important to Me

By: Crystal Webster Let’s be honest, national holidays are all over the map these days. There’s National American Cheese Month {October}, National Train your Dog Month {January}, and National Novel Writing Month {November}…just to name a few. There’s a national holiday for just about everything out there. I’m sure if I looked hard enough, I…

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When I Learned About Pregnancy And Infant Loss Awareness

By: Amy Lied Prior to 2016, I never knew that October was Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month.  I never saw it on my social media.  I never knew anyone who lost a pregnancy and openly shared their experience.  But then in May of 2016, I had a missed miscarriage.   I had started my…

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*SHARE WALK: CHANGE OF LOCATION*

Due to flooding in St. Charles, the Parks Department has asked us to relocate our Walk. This year’s Share Walk will be held at St. Charles Community College. SCCC is conveniently located on Mid Rivers Mall Drive with easy access to HWY 40. This location has plenty of parking and beautiful green space for the memorial…

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Create a Team for Share Walk 2019

It only takes one person to inspire hundreds — that’s the power behind being a team captain. As a team captain you become a leader in a powerful movement towards supporting bereaved families. Being on a team is an opportunity to share a great experience with friends, family members or coworkers — a community connecting…

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Be a Virtual Walker!

Unable to attend this year’s Share Walk for Remembrance and Hope? Register to walk virtually! Gather your friends and family to walk in your area! Everyone who registers by September 1st will receive a t-shirt with your baby’s name on the back. Your shirts will be shipped prior to the walk so you can walk…

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October Needs You and Me

By: Shannon Duke October is a definite sign of Fall, right? We see the leaves beginning to turn into savory colors. We see people around us embrace pumpkin spice and everything nice. Sweaters and boots are just a hanger away. Plus, football and chili fill the air. When October approaches and it is finally here.…

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Walking to Remember

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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Ten Years Later: Reflections, Memories and Hope

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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You Can’t Quantify Pain: Supporting Others Through Loss

By: Becca When it comes to pregnancy and infant loss, for the couple, the close family, even friends and colleagues, the emotion and pain can be felt like a tidal wave over the people involved, these people feel loss in different ways, and deal with it differently. It is hard to quantify pain, how do…

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