Blog – Stillbirth Matters

Lessons Learned From Dr. Suess

By Shauna Libsack As a young mother, I subscribed to a children’s book club believing that reading was fundamental to the future success of my cherished children.  We received a Dr. Seuss book every month

Stillbirth – the need for partnership…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I am often asked how the Star Legacy Foundation developed its focus and mission.  It actually is fairly simple.  In my “real” job, I am a nurse practitioner.  I have

Behind every healthy baby is a healthy placenta

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP Stillbirth Mom and Founder Star Legacy Foundation Harvey Kliman, MD, PhD of Yale University School of Medicine was the first researcher to present his work at the Stillbirth Summit 2011 in

Mother Knows Best!

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP,  and Mom We all know and accept that mothers are incredible beings with even more amazing powers.  I remember during my childhood wondering how in the WORLD my mom knew some

Cord Accidents – Myth or Reality???

by Lindsey Wimmer      The Star Legacy Foundation is frequently contacted by couples that have been told their child was stillborn due to an umbilical cord accident. Yet, many obstetricians will also say that babies

Creativity – a powerful healing force….

by Lindsey Wimmer I admit that I am a new Pinterest junkie! I am more of a stalker than a contributor, but I absolutely love seeing the fabulous ideas and creativity of others. As a

Every baby matters…..

When thinking about a Star Legacy Foundation blog for 2012 we debated a number of titles but settled on “Stillbirth Matters” because of the play on words – because we are joined by thousands that

Confronting the elephant….

The Elephant in the Room “Elephant in the room” is an English metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is being ignored or goes unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or

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