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Tag: bereavement

When the baby dies: Advice for birth doulas who companion the bereaved

Midway through an evidence-based and heartfelt training on pregnancy loss, we take a break. “Get outside, go for a walk, get some tea, stretch,” I say while introducing a 15-minute hiatus from a difficult topic. “Take care of yourself.” I organize my notes and breathe deeply. Conversation fills the room. The 25 or so individuals […]

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A blog about blogs

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, MSN, CPNP, CPLC  I feel the need to speak up for stillbirth families in regard to the multitude of blogs, articles, and beliefs that circulate about us as grieving families and about pregnancy and childbirth in general.  The judgmental tone of much of this information makes it clear that these individuals […]

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