No one is immune….. Katy Segal tells her story.
Stillbirth is a non-discriminatory destroyer of dreams – it doesn’t matter what your race, color, creed, marital status, age or religion is – whether you’re short or tall, whether you like chocolate or broccoli, gorgeous or plain Jane, poor or rich. It. Can. Happen. To. You. – or someone you love with or without any […]
August 1, 2017
Jane Warland, RN, RM, PhD
Episode 5 – 0817 Episode 5 – In this podcast episode Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Jane Warland of Adelaide, Australia. Dr Warland is a registered midwife and lecturer in midwifery at the University of South Australia. Jane is an active researcher in the areas of population health, mental health, and maternal health. Since suffering […]
July 19, 2017
Stillbirth Summit 2017
by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC I wasn’t going to write a blog this month because I felt like there were so many wonderful things that happened at the Stillbirth Summit – I can’t possibly do it all justice. But we have received many comments and suggestions that have prompted me to […]
July 5, 2017
Junichi Hasegawa, MD, PhD
Episode 4 – 0717 Episode 4 – In this podcast episode Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Junichi Hasegawa of Tokyo Japan. Dr. Hasegawa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Marianna University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. He completed his MD in 1998 and PhD in 2004, both at […]
June 4, 2017
Alexander Heazell, MBCHB, PHD, MRCOG
Episode 3 – 0617 Episode 3 – In this episode, Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Alexander Heazell of the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Dr. Heazell is a stillbirth father himself and has dedicated his career to understanding stillbirth and furthering stillbirth prevention efforts. Dr. Heazell is Professor and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics […]
May 12, 2017
What is a parent?
by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC This month we will be ‘celebrating’ Mother’s Day. And next month we will follow it by ‘celebrating’ Father’s Day. I use that term cautiously because there are many mothers, fathers, and children who don’t feel like celebrating every year. Some do not have living children and aren’t […]
May 1, 2017
Jason H. Collins, MD, MSCR
Episode 2 – 0517 In this episode of the Stillbirth Matters Podcast Chris Duffy interviews our guest, Dr. Jason Collins, the founder of the Pregnancy Institute located in New Roads, LA. Dr. Collins’ career and passion has focused on stillbirth, umbilical cord accidents and umbilical cord pathology. Now retired from his obstetric practice, Dr. Collins continues his […]
April 12, 2017
What is a sibling?
by Lindsey J. Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC As I write this, it is National Sibling Day. I have to admit that I had no idea this day existed until Facebook started telling me so, but I love the idea. Siblings are an integral part of our childhood and adulthood. My brother plays a key role […]
April 2, 2017
Announcing – Stillbirth Matters Podcast!
Episode 1 – 0417 We are excited to announce our newest venture: a podcast! The “Stillbirth Matters” monthly podcast hosted by Chris Duffy will provide relevant information about stillbirth and pregnancy loss featuring experts from across the globe. Episode 1 of the “Stillbirth Matters” podcast features a Q&A with Star Legacy Foundation Executive Director, Lindsey […]
March 21, 2017
The Memory of You
We received this music video from Minnesota musician Jason Matsch, who wrote and recorded the song “The Memory of You” after learning that his friends lost their daughter to a stillbirth. Jason says, “If you are moved by the song, please consider donating to the Star Legacy Foundation by visiting starlegacyfoundation.org. I am receiving no financial compensation for this song.” […]