Blog – Stillbirth Matters

Artists and lone wolves

Not long ago, yet it seems like ages, we had the good fortune of meeting Mark & Christine Ommen although the circumstances were far from fortunate as they had just lost their precious Matthew to

Sometimes These Things Just Happen

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP,. CPLC I am often asked  – How is Star Legacy Foundation different?  I usually give a long-winded answer about our programs and amazing volunteers.  Today, the answer that

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Welcome to October!  In the US, it is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month.  And it is a bittersweet month for me. It is amazing because we

How Can I Make Sure This Never Happens Again??

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC The two most common questions I hear from stillbirth families are: 1. Why did this happen? 2. How can I make sure this never happens again? For the

Should We Be Scared?

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC “I don’t want to scare my patients.” I hear this from obstetricians on a regular basis.  And, at first, it seems caring and comforting.  However, as I

A Father’s Love: Promises For My Angel

By Star Legacy Foundation Board Member, Chris Duffy in honor of Father’s Day 2015.   On November 2, 2014 at 4:47 p.m., our family was robbed. Robbed of a beautiful red-haired girl with so much

Mother’s Day 2015

A guest blog by Star Legacy Foundation Board Member Shannon Renfro May is my favorite month. In Springtime, flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and there are signs everywhere of new life. It is a