Baby showers and other child-focused events can be painful for pregnancy loss parents. An invitation helps us feel wanted, even if we can’t attend.
It’s often said that every pregnancy is different. In the same way, every pregnancy loss is different. How do you grieve for a person that you never met? A person who doesn’t have a birthday? A person who doesn’t have a name?
This day last year was the first of the two worst days of my life. It’s been a year and I thought it might be healing for me and helpful for others to hear my story. Many women share their birth stories. Mine however, is a stillbirth story. It’s a birth story without the happy ending.
Child loss is a horrible experience. It can happen at any age. From during pregnancy to when a child becomes an adult, parents will always grieve the death of their child. Here are some simple ways you can support bereaved parents in your life.
Throughout the year, and especially at holidays and significant dates, it can be healing to do something to honour a baby who was lost in a miscarriage or a stillbirth. Here are some ways you can honour a baby lost in miscarriage or stillbirth.