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‘Tis the Season…..


by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP The local stores have been reminding us for weeks already that the holiday season is upon us.  It is now November – the month we give thanks.  However, for families who have experienced the death of a child, it can be almost impossible to find reasons to be thankful.  […]



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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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October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month


Image courtesy of First Candle by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP October is upon us!  For some it is a time for apple orchards, hay rides, pumpkin patches, and raking leaves.  For those who have suffered the death of a baby, October is also known as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month. We are reminded this […]



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Thinking outside the box……


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 […]



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Every baby matters…..


When thinking about a Star Legacy Foundation blog for 2012 we debated a number of titles but settled on “Stillbirth Matters” because of the play on words – because we are joined by thousands that believe every baby matters and because we hope to discuss all sorts of stillbirth “matters” or issues throughout the course […]



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