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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 stillbirth families.  Primarily, the questions we get are how to work with the physicians and midwives to manage the subsequent pregnancies. […]



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The STARS Study is underway!


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP The STARS Study is underway!! We at the Star Legacy Foundation are incredibly excited to share this news with you! One year ago at the Stillbirth Summit, a group of researchers, organizations, and stillbirth families began discussions about designing a research study. This group worked diligently over the last several […]



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Thinking outside the box……


Last October, Star Legacy Foundation hosted the Stillbirth Summit 2011.  After thinking about this type of an event for a while, we decided to pull the trigger and make it happen! There are so many fantastic people working on stillbirth prevention around the world.  Looking through some of those efforts, we discovered some similarities and […]



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Busting Pregnancy Myths……


By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP My family is a huge fan of the show Mythbusters.  If you haven’t seen it, this group of scientists/engineers/mathematicians/Hollywood stunt men find common myths in our society and test them to see if they are true, false, or possible.  I’m continually impressed by the amount of effort they put into […]



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What More Could My Doctor Do? Redefining High Risk Pregnancy


by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I felt fortunate with my pregnancies.  With my first, I was not considered “high risk”, and I was thrilled that meant I didn’t need extra testing, medications, etc.  To me, it meant that as long as I did everything the books and my doctor told me to do, I’d have […]



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