Tag Archives: #babyloss

Grief, 18 months on

Grief, 18 months after my son’s death, is so much less sharp than it was before that at times I feel guilty. I still think of him every day, and likely always will, but the edges have blunted tremendously. I … Continue reading

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“A Tale of 10 Tummies”

I’m often put off by articles celebrating the post-partum body. Not that I think it’s something to be ashamed of – in fact, I’m all for mom bellies being rocked and honored – but because they seem, to me, to … Continue reading

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Making others uncomfortable

This article was making the rounds on the babyloss sites yesterday, and it certainly resonated with me as well. It’s on what you do when someone asks you how many children you have, or if it’s your first, or your … Continue reading

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It still hurts

15 months, and it still hurts. There are several other two-mama couples at our church. Two have babies under a year old. An acquaintance is coming into town this week. She’s pregnant with her second child. Friends are visiting this weekend. … Continue reading

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What to say, what not to say

I’m sure I’ve posted on this before, but as I can never find these lists when I need them, it bears repeating (if indeed I even am). For your archiving pleasure: “The Complete List of Do’s and Don’ts When Supporting … Continue reading

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Good news times two!

I have some exciting news! But first, you must promise me you won’t go to the links in exciting news part one until you read exciting news part two. But read them in order and don’t scroll down! Promise? Really promise? … Continue reading

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“Men Have Miscarriages, Too”

There are many articles on coping with grief after the loss of a baby. These are usually targeted at the mother, as are support groups both online and in person. But there are now fairly ample resources for men and … Continue reading

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