Loss

Baby Born Outside the Hospital ER Door {Rainbow Baby}

July 11, 2013

My birth story. Hi Girls….the dust has settled, I’m out of the newborn fog and am so excited to share my birth story with you all. Miss Elliette Mae dramatically entered the world at 10:37PM on 1/3/13. She weighed 8pounds, 8.5 ounces and was 20 inches long. The morning of the 3rd I woke up […]

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Homebirth of a Rainbow Baby

June 13, 2013

“My hope is that in sharing Jeremiah’s story, it will give someone hope or possibly inspire them to try whatever it is they want again. I hope that by sharing our struggle and joy, someone is inspired or given a little strength to try again.” – Ashley (previous Rainbow Baby story here: Letting Go of […]

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“Find a positive within this darkness.” | Infertility And Pregnancy

June 1, 2013

Thank you to Holly, for sharing your story and thoughts. When I was first asked to write this piece, initially I was overwhelmed… Despite being completely content with all of it in my head, how do I put the last decade of feeling and emotion into words coherent enough for people to read and make […]

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Born Too Soon {A Story Of Loss and Life After Birthing Micro-Preemie Babies}

June 1, 2013

[Trigger warning: This post contains loss] A heartfelt thank you to Abby, for sharing your stories with us xxx In 2008 I was thrilled that after 3 years I was finally pregnant. My excitement grew when I had my first ultrasound and found out I had twins, although it was also tainted with fear. I […]

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Testing, Testing, 1-2-3 {A Journey Through Infertility}

June 1, 2013

{Editors Note: This story comes to us from Erin, a doula whose story we reshared on the blog not long ago. Her story of being a doula with infertility can be read here. Here she has shared with us her journey through medical testing to get to the point where she and her husband are […]

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I Am Strong because {A story of multiple losses to get to the Rainbow}

June 1, 2013

I am strong because at 21 years old we found out I was pregnant with twin boys. It was only a year before that I lost a baby girl at 16 weeks. Not only was I high risk for having a blood clotting disorder my twin boys were identical and shared a placenta. I am […]

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Infertility, Loss, Cesarean Birth, and PPD {A Mother’s Story of Two Births}

June 1, 2013

{Editor’s Note: This story comes to us from Rachel. This is the story of infertility, loss, and two Cesarean births – one which was not empowering, and a second that was positive and healing. This is also the story of two experiences with Postpartum Depression and the effects on bonding and motherhood.} My story starts […]

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A Letter To Our Child {An IVF Journey 2006 To 2013}

June 1, 2013

“We shared our trying to conceive journey through Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) at City IVF and love the team. And after 6 cycles, 5 stims, and a 10 week scare, our dream came true. We had spotting to full on bleeds and this little girl hung on tight to her Mum for which I will be forever grateful! I […]

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The Heart of Stillbirthday.com

May 2, 2013

There is something on my mind and in my heart that I must let flow out of my fingers on onto this small blog post to share with all of you. The heart of Stillbirthday.com. I can not even remember the first time I had contact with Heidi from stillbirthday.com, but I know that she […]

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Military and Loss {I Am Strong}

April 29, 2013

I am strong because at the age of 18, I went through about 8 months of my first pregnancy alone while my husband was serving our country in Iraq. I am strong because I was induced at 38 weeks pregnant, while my husband was home on R&R, and after 10+ hours of labor, I delivered […]

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