Saying Goodbye to Olivia

A Story of Loss and Hope By: Marie Kriedman I suffered a miscarriage unexpectedly at 14 weeks. My husband and I were at a complete loss. Setting aside my personal pain, the single hardest thing I had to do was tell our children about the miscarriage. I fumbled my words and halted and tried again,…

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Why Is Mommy Crying?

A children’s book explaining early pregnancy loss to young children By: Cori Baill, MD As an OB/GYN, a mother of two and now as a new children’s picture book author, I am deeply appreciative of this opportunity to write for Sharing Magazine. We as women know that grief shared is grief lessened. Yet in American…

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Everyday Memories

By: Casey Zenner When you lose a child the way you do life completely changes. You begin searching for anything and everything you can that reminds you of your baby. The physical signs, and tangible objects that you can squeeze which gives you that chance to feel closer to your child. For me, its butterflies…

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I Am With You

By: Casey Zenner Close your eyes…take a deep breath.  Do you feel that? The peace coming over you? That’s me. That’s me telling you I am okay, so please don’t worry. That’s me waving hello and goodbye, please hurry home, I can’t wait to hear your stories.  That’s me grabbing your leg and squeezing tight in the afternoon as your day drags on. That’s me…

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The Little Yellow Butterfly

By: Casey Zenner One of the greatest things about being a parent is watching the bond your children have grow over the years. When you have one child in Heaven the fear of missing out on witnessing that bond for me, at least, has been one of the toughest  parts of this journey. Not only…

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Books To Comfort Your Heart: A Quarantine Reading List

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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Finding Hope and Strength When Your Children are Grieving

By: Kayla Leibner I love my children more than my own life.  All of them.  I want what’s best for them.  My husband, Ben, and I have four children – Jace, Kiley, Melody, and Jamie.  We sound like a typical large family, right?  Well, things aren’t always as they seem.  There are things about our…

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Helping My Sons Grieve

By: Robyn Busekrus I wish loss wasn’t a part of our journey.  When we found out we were expecting, we had this vision of what our family would look like.  It had been some years since having our boys, and we always had wanted another child. One of the hardest parts of this journey is…

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What Do I Do with My Love?

Creating a Lasting Legacy After Your Baby’s Death By: Rose Carlson Normally, when a loved one dies, you have much to remember the person by: Photos, cards, clothing and other possessions. These precious items, along with your memories, comfort you and keep your loved one’s memory alive. However, when a baby dies, there may be…

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