I’ve heard the consolation “at least you know you can get pregnant” many times. Here’s why it’s not helpful but actually quite hurtful and what to say instead.
Pregnancy loss is not fair. Your baby died. It’s okay to be angry about that.
You’re a mama, whether or not your baby is on earth or in heaven. This year, I’m choosing hope. Hope for joy, for life, and for the mamas around me.
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.
Here are five questions you need to stop asking the pregnant women that you know or meet. They are strange, personal questions. You never know what someone’s journey with pregnancy has been. And it’s never your right to know. So, please, stop asking.
It’s been two months since my son was stillborn. My heart simultaneously sings with joy, breaks with grief, and flares in jealous angst when I see a pregnant woman.
Eight in every 1000 births in Canada are stillbirths. What is stillbirth? It is the loss of a pregnancy after 20 weeks.