Lindsey Wimmer interview on the radio program, Open to Hope.
by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC I think almost every parent I know who has experienced pregnancy or infant loss has been told, “Sometimes these things just happen.” It is supposed to make us feel better because it isn’t our fault and nothing could have been done to prevent it. And to some people at […]
By Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP Executive Director, Star Legacy Foundation As I mentioned in my last blog, coping with a pregnancy after a loss are among the most commonly asked questions we get from stillbirth families. Primarily, the questions we get are how to work with the physicians and midwives to manage the subsequent pregnancies. […]
by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP A frequent frustration of families who have endured a stillbirth is the feeling that their OB or midwife wasn’t worried about the baby until the actual delivery, or until it was too late. The health professional in me defends these providers and wants to believe this isn’t true. However, I […]
Last October, Star Legacy Foundation hosted the Stillbirth Summit 2011. After thinking about this type of an event for a while, we decided to pull the trigger and make it happen! There are so many fantastic people working on stillbirth prevention around the world. Looking through some of those efforts, we discovered some similarities and […]
by Lindsey Wimmer The Star Legacy Foundation is frequently contacted by couples that have been told their child was stillborn due to an umbilical cord accident. Yet, many obstetricians will also say that babies are born all the time with a nucal cord (cord around the neck) and dismiss that as a cause of […]