Blog – Stillbirth Matters

One step at a time…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Grief is often described as a ‘journey’ – and I understand why.  My journey with stillbirth began 12 years ago this month.  I’m still not sure what the

A father’s advocacy never ends.

by Dale Fuller, Star Legacy Foundation Board Member I hope Landon is proud of me today. This year I’m celebrating Father’s Day with an empty highchair at our dinner table.  Two years ago we lost

Memorial Day…. Then and Now

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC (This post was first published in 2013 and by request we are reposting for Memorial Day 2016!) I have fond memories of Memorial Day from my childhood.  We

Stillbirth Still Shocks…..

This article was co-authored by Hilary Hughes and Samantha Banerjee  of the Star Legacy Foundation New York Metro Chapter and appeared in Lohud.com  on 4/5/16.  It is tenderly written and tells why our new chapter is so important.

At least I’m not ‘high-risk’…..

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC Pregnancies are usually characterized into high-risk and low-risk categories.  The ‘high-risk’ pregnancies are those that have documented and accepted risk factors for poor outcomes.  They include concerns

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

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