Blog – Stillbirth Matters

Where Are The Health Professionals??

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP My mind is still spinning from the incredible presentations and discussions at Stillbirth Summit 2014! There were a few ‘themes’ that emerged from the dialogue. Some were just questions

Clinical Concerns In The Rainbow Pregnancy

  By Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP Executive Director, Star Legacy Foundation As I mentioned in my last blog, coping with a pregnancy after a loss are among the most commonly asked questions we get from

Somewhere Over The Rainbow…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP Some of the most common questions we receive at Star Legacy Foundation deal with prenatal care during a pregnancy after a loss.  Thousands of families every year enter into

Actions Speak Louder Than Words…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP Everybody hates clichés, platitudes, excuses, and empty words.  And if you have had a stillborn child, you have heard plenty of all of the above. These comments may come

The Problem with Umbilical Cords…

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP Going through my email today, I had three notes from three different parents sharing their stories of umbilical cord issues. The first was a father wanting advice for helping his

It Could Be Worse

By Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP                                              IT.  COULD.  BE.  WORSE. Whenever I hear

The Starfish Story & The Power of One

  Once upon a time, there was an old man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach every morning before he began his work.

‘Tis the Season…..

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP The local stores have been reminding us for weeks already that the holiday season is upon us.  It is now November – the month we give thanks.  However, for

by Lindsey Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  Many of us are participating in events or remembering our children in our own special ways.  These events are heartwarming

Defining Progress

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP In the first few days after the stillbirth of my son, it seemed incomprehensible that I would ever be able to function without dissolving to tears every time I thought

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