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Pregnancy After A Loss – Joann O’Leary, PhD


This month Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Joann O’Leary on the topic of pregnancy after loss.  Dr. O’Leary, holds a B.E.S. and a Masters in Maternal-Child Health from the University of MN. She also has a Masters in Psychology through research from Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her Ph.D. is in Work, Community and Family […]



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Raising Awareness:  What’s the point??


by Lindsey J. Wimmer, MSN,CPNP, CPLC October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  It has been a wonderful time for families to share their stories and encourage others to do the same.  But, we and others often wonder if this accomplishes anything other than making ourselves feel better for telling the world about […]



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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 […]



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Sleep disordered breathing and poor pregnancy outcomes. Louise O’Brien, PhD, MS


Episode 7 – 10/17 In this episode Chris Duffy interviews Dr. Louise O’Brien of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. O’Brien is a Research Associate  Professor in the Department of Neurology Sleep Disorders Center, a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and an Associate Research Scientist in the Department […]



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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 […]



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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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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 […]



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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 […]



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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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Let’s Not Be Still 5K Run/Walk to be held on April 22nd


The New York Metro Chapter of the Star Legacy Foundation will be holding a Let’s Not Be Still! 5K run and two mile walk to raise money to support stillbirth and other perinatal loss education programs for local labor and delivery nurses and obstetricians on Saturday, April 22 at 9:30 a.m. at North Hempstead Beach […]



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