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I didn’t have a “stillborn”. I had a stillborn child. He is still a human being.
“But you have a beautiful daughter now.”
Rewritten: I’m sorry for your loss.
“Healing” from grief is about as likely as regrowing a missing limb.
“Healing” from the death of my child is about as likely as regrowing a missing limb.
“It’s okay to not be okay as long as you don’t stay that way.”
Rewritten: It’s okay to not be okay.
Dear Prenatal Provider — Please educate your patients about stillbirth. We deserve to know the facts.
Fathers Day 2020: Gentle wishes for bereaved dads on Father’s Day. May the Day be Kind.
“Good intentions” are best revealed by changing behavior you’ve been told is hurtful.
Grief is not sadness. Sadness is not grief. Grief is not sadness. Sadness is not grief. Grief is not sadness. Sadness is not grief.
I too used to believe tragedy was the thing that happened to other people.
What is safe is not always natural & What is natural is not always safe.
Sharing about my deceased child doesn’t mean that I’m stuck or broken or even that I am hurting. It simply means I am a parent.
Prayer is appreciated…when it has been invited
You say stillbirth isn’t a concern because it “only” happens in one out of 160 pregnancies. But let me ask you: If it was your child who died, would it be any comfort to you that their death was “rare”?
There is no “just” about the process of adoption
You may find it “triggering” to hear about the death of my child. Imagine how much harder it is to live with it.