Loss

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 […]

Share/Bookmark
Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →

“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 […]

Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →

{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 […]

Read the full article →

Together as a Family, Part III

April 4, 2013

This is the third in a five-part series about loss and healing, shared by Shannon from Brisbane, AU. Yesterday, she shared about the grief and despair she felt during and after her third miscarriage. Today, she writes about the fears that arose during her next pregnancy, and her decision to pursue midwifery care. Check back […]

Read the full article →

Together as a Family, Part II

April 3, 2013

This is the second in a five-part series about loss and healing, a story shared by Shannon from Brisbane, AU. Yesterday, she shared about her first two miscarriages. Today she writes about coping through them, and her next. Check back tomorrow to hear how she worked through the fears that arose when she conceived – and […]

Read the full article →

I Am Strong {Casey}

April 3, 2013

[Trigger Warning: This story is about a micro-premmie twin birth and loss.] I am strong because I knew, at 26 weeks, I needed to go to the hospital despite not feeling a single contraction. When the doctor told me I was 9cm, baby a was stuck in my birth canal, and we needed to get […]

Read the full article →

Together as a Family, Part I

April 2, 2013

This is the first post in a five-part series about loss, healing and motherhood. Our story comes from Shannon, a photographer and mother in Brisbane, AU. Shannon’s story sent shivers down my spine when I first read it. It also put tears in my eyes. With three miscarriages and one healthy, full-term pregnancy, it is […]

Read the full article →