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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 […]



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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 […]



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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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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 […]



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We gain wisdom when we accept we don’t already have it. — Unknown


by Lindsey J. Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC The first step in many journeys is to admit our shortcomings.  It’s not an easy thing to do and why many people refer to the ‘first step’ as being the hardest.  It’s challenging to approach something that makes us feel inadequate. Yet, we gain the most when we […]



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What does it cost?


by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Whenever a new idea is introduced into medicine, one of the first questions is – “How much will it cost?” This is frustrating to me because it gives the impression we are more worried about money than the health, life, and well-being of human beings.  However, I also understand […]



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Tough Questions


I am often asked some very difficult questions about the medical community’s efforts to prevent stillbirth and other poor pregnancy outcomes. Why do I have to have 3 miscarriages before they will do any tests? Why was my doctor willing to induce me at 40 weeks once he knew my baby had died – but […]



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LINDSEY WIMMER: SUPPORTING THOSE SUFFERING A STILLBIRTH


Lindsey Wimmer interview on the radio program, Open to Hope.



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Evidence-based practice versus patient-centered care


by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care are two very popular buzz words in health care, but they often don’t make sense to the general public and can be conflicting principles.  I attended a lecture last week by Dr. Sixto F. Guiang on this very topic at the annual meeting […]



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Actions to Reduce Stillbirth


by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC Hola from South America! I had the pleasure of spending this week in Montevideo, Uruguay at the Joint Conference of the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) and the International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death (ISPID).  In addition to visiting a beautiful country […]



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