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October 20, 2017

Stillbirth Summit 2017 – I Have A Dream by Dr. Jane Warland

The 2017 Stillbirth Summit was once again a great success.  We are extremely grateful to all of the researchers from all around the world who came together to share their work and the health professionals and families who joined them.  As the videos are edited we will make them available.  The full agenda with links […]


September 5, 2017

Recurrent Miscarriage – Barbara Toppin, MD

  In this podcast episode Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Barbara Toppin on the topics of recurrent miscarriage and thrombophilia (clotting disorders) in pregnancy. Barbara Toppin, MD Dr. Toppin graduated from Wellesley College. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1982 and then completed her residency at Harlem Hospital, serving as Executive […]


August 25, 2017

How I’ve Changed…….

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC I am not the same person I was before my son died.  I’ve changed. Some of that can be attributed to having more children and being older. But there are many days when I realize I probably see the world the way I do because of Garrett. I learned […]


August 17, 2017

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 […]


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