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Pregnancy After Loss: A Heavier Weight to Carry

Pregnancy After Loss: A Heavier Weight to Carry

Being pregnant is hard. It’s even harder after a miscarriage or stillbirth. For most women, pregnancy is pretty crappy. Sure, there’s the joy, anticipation and “glow” (if you’re lucky). But the average pregnant mom also has to deal with nausea and exhaustion. There’s the insomnia, constant need to pee, sudden onset of acne, hormonal ups… Continue Reading

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3 Months Later: Stillborn, Still Loved

3 Months Later: Stillborn, Still Loved

Three months have passed since our baby girl was stillborn. You may be wondering what life has been like for us since we received the devastating news in November. I’m often asked “How are you doing?” and my standard response is “We’re okay. I’m hanging in there.” This is true – I am hanging in… Continue Reading

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Baby Frances, Our Tiebreaker Angel

Baby Frances, Our Tiebreaker Angel

On November 19, we had our mid-pregnancy ultrasound. I was 20 weeks and 5 days pregnant. Although we didn’t want to find out the gender, we were looking forward to seeing our baby and hearing its heartbeat. We brought our children so they could see the ultrasound images too. I went back to the ultrasound… Continue Reading

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