Tag: loss

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a personal story

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a personal story

Today’s guest post is Stacey Skrysak. Stacey Skrysak is a television news anchor & blogger based in Illinois. She is a mother to a 22-weeker s ...
Grief: Do men and women grieve differently?

Grief: Do men and women grieve differently?

The loss of a baby is one of the most painful experiences that can happen to a family. October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a da ...
How to support grieving parents

How to support grieving parents

The loss of a baby is one of the most painful things that can happen to a family. If you have a family member or friend that has lost a baby during pr ...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The loss of a baby is one of the most painful things that can happen to a family. If your baby died during pregnancy, in the first days of life, or ev ...
How do you know if you are having a miscarriage?

How do you know if you are having a miscarriage?

Miscarriage is when a baby dies in the womb before 20 weeks of pregnancy. Among women who know they are pregnant about 10 to 15% of pregnancies end in ...
Infant mortality. These two words should never go together.

Infant mortality. These two words should never go together.

Infancy should mark the beginning of life, not the end. Even though the rates of infant deaths are at an all-time low, far too many babies still die b ...

Avoid a tragedy – learn safe sleep strategies

Every so often, we hear a tragic story from a new parent. Last week, a three week old baby died of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). This post is i ...
Honoring parents with angel babies

Honoring parents with angel babies

The loss of a baby is heart wrenching.  As today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, I want to take a moment to honor those parents who have a ...
Twitter chat on losing a baby

Twitter chat on losing a baby

Tiffany Bowen, wife of Stephen Bowen of the Washington Redskins, went into labor at 24 weeks. She was expecting twins, not an emergency c-section. Two ...