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“What’s the truth about cord accidents?”

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I was asked this question earlier this week.  And it’s a very good question.  There are so many conflicting thoughts, ideas, and beliefs regarding the role of the umbilical cord

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

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

Blood tests during pregnancy?

by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP When I mention the quad screen or AFP or other similar tests to my friends, most tell me that they refused them when they were pregnant.  Why?  The answer is

My baby is dead? What happened?

We invite you to answer a brief survey after you read this post..  click here to go to the survey. by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP I was 26 years old, had been married for 3

Behind every healthy baby is a healthy placenta

By Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP Stillbirth Mom and Founder Star Legacy Foundation Harvey Kliman, MD, PhD of Yale University School of Medicine was the first researcher to present his work at the Stillbirth Summit 2011 in

Confronting the elephant….

The Elephant in the Room “Elephant in the room” is an English metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is being ignored or goes unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or

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