A Father’s Day Perspective – Jay Watson

June 11, 2020
Stillbirth Matters
A Father's Day Perspective - Jay Watson
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Jay Watso

In this episode, Chris Duffy visits with Jay Watson. Jay is the father of Kainoa Mark Watson who was stillborn in 2017 due to a cord accident. He and his wife Christel honor his memory and their infertility journey by volunteering with the Star Legacy Foundation. In his professional life, he is an Agricultural Sustainability Leader with General Mills. Jay and Christel live in Minneapolis with Kainoa’s older brother.

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Josh Newton

Thank you for sharing this story. My daughter, Anna Kathryn, was born sleeping at 32 weeks on 21 June 2015 on Father’s Day. I generally dread Father’s Day every year. This year was even worse given her birthday and Father’s Day once again coincided. The month of June is so hard every year and it hurts and feels brand new every year. I haven’t been able to move forward. I have two other daughters that I do my best for. I think like a lot of dads, I deal with my pain in silent moments.

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