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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 […]



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Somewhere Over The Rainbow…..


by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP Some of the most common questions we receive at Star Legacy Foundation deal with prenatal care during a pregnancy after a loss.  Thousands of families every year enter into pregnancies knowing first hand that too many pregnancies don’t have a happy ending.  Their past experiences shattered their sense of […]



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It Could Be Worse


By Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP                                              IT.  COULD.  BE.  WORSE. Whenever I hear someone start a sentence with these four little words, I cringe and start to brace myself.  I know I am […]



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A Message to the Medical Community on Mother’s Day


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP It is not often I read a research article that I think would be appropriate reading for multiple audiences.  There is a recent study, however, that I believe should be read by anyone who works with or loves families who are impacted by stillbirth. Silent loss and the clinical encounter: […]



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