Miscarriage

The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

My husband and I recently experienced our second *pregnancy loss. We've made 2 babies, but we have no children. And if we're being honest - even right now, typing that sentence and seeing it in black & white really just tripped me out. A little background: My first pregnancy ended over 2 years ago after… Continue reading The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

Miscarriage

Surviving The Holidays After Miscarriage

Last year, somewhere in between Thanksgiving and the first few days of December, my husband and I unexpectedly conceived our first child. I revealed the pregnancy to him by giving him two Christmas ornaments to hang on our tree with the big news written on them - he was super excited! That entire holiday season was spent… Continue reading Surviving The Holidays After Miscarriage

Miscarriage

Our Small Memorial Service For August

Well, this past weekend was my due date. August 26, 2016. And to be honest, it was just as hard as I thought it was going to be. August 27th was the due date as calculated by the date of my LMP (last menstrual period), but August 26th was the estimated due date from our dating… Continue reading Our Small Memorial Service For August

Miscarriage, Pregnancy

What’s In A Name?: Why We Named Our Miscarried Baby

One of the first things hubby and I decided to do after we lost our little one was to give him/her a name. I'm not going to lie, it felt weird at first...naming someone who never lived a day on this Earth. Nobody ever said this but I feel to most other people who knew… Continue reading What’s In A Name?: Why We Named Our Miscarried Baby

Miscarriage

5 Ways You Can Help Someone Who Has Had A Miscarriage

  When someone you love tells you they've had a miscarriage, it can be very hard to figure out what to do for that person. I know firsthand there are things that family and friends did for me that helped me tremendously! Here are a few suggestions!  1. Send a card  ...or a text, email,… Continue reading 5 Ways You Can Help Someone Who Has Had A Miscarriage

Miscarriage

5 Things I Did To Cope With Pregnancy Loss

Losing a loved one can be awful. When that loved one is a child, whom you never had the chance to meet; it's proves to be a very unique type of loss. I struggled (and still do) with our miscarriage. It is just a different kind of loss. There are usually no funerals, no announcements on Facebook,… Continue reading 5 Things I Did To Cope With Pregnancy Loss