Blog – Stillbirth Matters

Healthcare Heroes

By Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, PHN, CPNP, CPLC – Executive Director When I was growing up, some of the people I admired most were physicians.  I knew they made people feel better and they felt

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

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

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

Lessons learned from the Stillbirth Summit 2019

The Stillbirth Summit is one of the most inspiring events we host at Star Legacy Foundaton. It’s my personal favorite because it addresses what I needed to heart shortly after y son was stillborn……