Loss

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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“Infertility is a funny beast.” | Thoughts On Infertility, Loss, Pregnancy And Motherhood

April 24, 2013

Thank you Sarah, for sharing your thoughts and experiences. Infertility is a funny beast; it affects your life in so many different ways. We had issues conceiving our first child, spent almost 30 months trying to conceive and had begun the testing process that had showed up a few issues. Miraculously I found out I […]

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I Am Strong {Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome}

April 18, 2013

[Trigger Warning: This post contains a story of loss] I am strong because my husband and I conceived twins during my third pregnancy (our 2nd together). I am strong because we found out at 20 weeks that it was twins. I had a gut feeling that it was twins all along. They had confirmed that […]

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{I Am Strong} The Loss of a Twin

April 18, 2013

*Trigger Warning: This post is about loss* I am strong because at the age of 32 I became pregnant with twins. I was super excited and scared at the same time. Early in the pregnancy I found out that Baby B wasn’t doing well. As I started getting further along I went to specialist to […]

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