writing as a means of reflection and processing in grief


Adrian James Hernandez was stillborn on 30 June 2017. This site exists to honor his memory and to share resources to prevent stillbirth for other families.

Letters to Adrian

I wrote letters to my son throughout my pregnancy. When he died, I continued to write. It had become a habit. I wonder sometimes if I write for him or for me. I think the answer is — yes. Letters to Adrian are lightly edited for clarity and mechanics, and to protect privacy. They are otherwise presented exactly as written.

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