Blog – Stillbirth Matters

The power of raising awareness…

By Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP,CPLC – Executive Director October is always a busy and emotional month for those of us involved in pregnancy and infant loss issues.  This year, the month started off

Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG

In this episode of Stillbirth Matters, Chris Duffy visits with Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG, an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Delivery Decisions

Uncomfortable Growth

As hard as it can be to sit with the uncomfortable conversations of today, this represents an opportunity.

What We Can Control……

By Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP,CPLC – Executive Director  To say that we are living in unusual, confusing, and stressful times is an understatement.  There have been many attempts to define or even characterize the

COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world in ways we never would have imagined just a few short weeks ago.  Unfortunately, many of life’s other challenges continue – including miscarriages, stillbirth, and neonatal death.  Even

Confronting Racial Disparity in Pregnancy & Infant Loss

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC – Executive Director One of the most concerning statistics around stillbirth and infant death is the racial disparity.  African American and Native American stillbirth rates are double

I’m not bossy… I’m a Mom!

There is an unwritten narrative about pregnancy that it is a condition causing women to be vulnerable, weak, helpless, and in need of protection

The Stigma of Stillbirth

Chris Duffy visits with Danielle Pollock, a PhD candidate from the University of South Australia about the stigma of stillbirth

Sometimes Things Just Happen

Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC When my son was stillborn, I was trying desperately to understand how this could have happened.  My medical training was failing me in that regard because it

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