Blog – Stillbirth Matters

2012 in Review

Today, as I was working on the annual report of Star Legacy Foundation, I felt a bit like a super-proud mama that needs to talk about the accomplishments of our incredible team this last year !  

I feel so helpless!!

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP At one time or another, each of us has uttered this phrase or, at least, felt the sentiment.  When we want to help or feel the urge to help a

Welcome to the “Club”

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP In the days and weeks after my son was stillborn, I remember feeling like I was now a part of a “club” that I DID NOT ask to join

Healing hearts of those with Empty Arms…..

Many people believe that there are angels living among us who are here to help and guide us.    One of the most quoted verses of scripture to support the idea of angels living among us

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

The STARS Study is underway!

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP The STARS Study is underway!! We at the Star Legacy Foundation are incredibly excited to share this news with you! One year ago at the Stillbirth Summit, a group of

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

Moments that take your breath away…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP   Today, I was picking my son Grant up from camp.  I told the counselor his name and this young man then turned around and said, “Garrett Wimmer, your mom

Blood tests during pregnancy?

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP When I mention the quad screen or AFP or other similar tests to my friends, most tell me that they refused them when they were pregnant.  Why?  The answer is

Busting Pregnancy Myths……

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP My family is a huge fan of the show Mythbusters.  If you haven’t seen it, this group of scientists/engineers/mathematicians/Hollywood stunt men find common myths in our society and test them

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