Loss

Baby Pees on Everyone Right After Born {Cesarean Birth of a Rainbow Baby}

November 8, 2012

Sent in by Jillian. She says, “This was the birth of my son, Avery Reed. He is my rainbow baby. I had  attempted a VBAC but decided to get a repeat c-section after a bad reaction to an epidural that left me weak and feeling pretty sick. It  was a difficult delivery, and a long […]

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Every Baby is Born {About Loss and What To Say and Do for a Loss Mom}

November 8, 2012

This is a guest blog post from Heidi with Stillbirthday. I can’t say enough kind things about this woman and the amazing support and healing that happens because of her mission. She has taught me many things, has helped a dear friend of mine grieve through a recent loss, and never gives up on anyone. […]

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Unassisted Birth of a Rainbow Baby

August 16, 2012

“These pictures were taken by my hubby literally about 2 or 3 minutes after birth. This is our 5th baby (all girls) and she’s a rainbow baby. We’ve experienced 4 losses over the years, with the last one being just 4 months before we got pregnant with Baby J. My last birth with baby #4 […]

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A Sacred Birth After Two Miscarriages

April 24, 2012

Noah was born on February 25, 2012 My husband and I started trying to conceive shortly after getting married. We tried for several years, to no avail. Being very health conscious and into natural healing modalities, we decided to address this challenge by improving our diets and lifestyles, and I started doing regular acupuncture and […]

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Aquila’s Story

March 1, 2012

Liz and I ‘met’ online a year ago. Unfortunately it was not a good experience for either of us. Neither one of us understood where the other was coming from and it became heated very fast. My reactions were nothing short of ridiculous and full of hormones and emotions one might expect from a 10 […]

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Healing Through Loss

February 7, 2012

Did you know babies can die? You can spend ten plus months nurturing and providing life for your baby and they can die. You can have tests, ultrasounds, consults, experienced obstetricians or midwives and your baby can still never take a breath on this Earth. Whose fault is this? Who can I blame? How can […]

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A Rainbow, Christmas Eve Baby, Pictures and Announcement

January 26, 2012

“My daughter was born on Christmas Eve. She was so alert from the moment she was born! The expression on her face in that first picture amazes me. I hope to write a birth story soon, but in the mean time, here are a few pictures.  I started following your Facebook page and blog before […]

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Letting Go of the Fear: A Natural Birth After 4 Losses

September 30, 2011

I have just recently given birth to my third child, all naturally. A 9 lb. 10 oz. miracle baby boy after a stillbirth, three miscarriages, and trying to conceive for over two years. I went 23 days over my due date & had over a month of prodromal labor, but he and his perfect birth […]

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Guest Post: Pregnancy and Birth Without Fear after Loss, Preemie Baby or Birth Trauma

September 29, 2011

I think this is our first true guest post! Heidi Thaden-Pierce has taken the time to share what her and her husband went through after a loss and a preemie baby. She shares what helped them cope and get through a subsequent pregnancy and birth. This is valuable information from a mother (and father) who […]

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A Poem For An Angel

September 16, 2011

We’ve had a few moms write in lately that they have experienced miscarriages and loss. With a Community as large as ours, it happens more than any of us would like. It breaks our hearts. I think most women feel a pain for another woman who is going through this.  Tricia has a baby waiting […]

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