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Obstetrics from a Pediatric Perspective


by Lindsey Wimmer, MSN, CPNP A frequent frustration of families who have endured a stillbirth is the feeling that their OB or midwife wasn’t worried about the baby until the actual delivery, or until it was too late.  The health professional in me defends these providers and wants to believe this isn’t true.  However,  I […]



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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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Cord Accidents – Myth or Reality???


by Lindsey Wimmer      The Star Legacy Foundation is frequently contacted by couples that have been told their child was stillborn due to an umbilical cord accident. Yet, many obstetricians will also say that babies are born all the time with a nucal cord (cord around the neck) and dismiss that as a cause of […]



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