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Anna Maria Labadie


In honor of our daughter, Anna, stillborn on  April 25, 2011, I have decided to share her story in hopes of creating awareness and helping even just one person experiencing the death of a baby.  We unexpectedly lost our baby girl after a completely healthy full term pregnancy.  This is difficult to do, but it is […]



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Jason H. Collins, MD, MSCR


Episode 2 – 0517 In this episode of the Stillbirth Matters Podcast Chris Duffy interviews our guest, Dr. Jason Collins, the founder of the Pregnancy Institute located in New Roads, LA.  Dr. Collins’  career and passion has focused on stillbirth, umbilical cord accidents and umbilical cord pathology.  Now retired from his obstetric practice, Dr. Collins continues his […]



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Jason H. Collins, MD, MSCR


Episode 2 – 0517 Chris Duffy interviews our guest, Dr. Jason Collins, the founder of the Pregnancy Institute located in New Roads, LA.  Dr. Collins’  career and passion has focused on stillbirth and umbilical cord pathology.  Now retired from his obstetric practice, Dr. Collins continues his research into these tragic losses and is generous with his time to […]



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Minnesota parents want state to research stillborn problem


Advocates want state to explore the poorly understood problem of stillbirths and its underlying causes.  By Jeremy Olson Star Tribune APRIL 17, 2015 As the anesthesia wore off, Amanda Duffy kept her eyes shut. Before being sedated for an emergency Caesarean section, she had learned her baby had no identifiable heartbeat and only glimmers of brain […]



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Savannah Hope Schumacher


Our beautiful daughter, Savannah Hope Schumacher, was born an angel on October 9, 2015. She spent over 33 weeks being nurtured and loved by Jill and was lost to a terrible umbilical cord accident. And while taking this opportunity to celebrate and remember our precious child, we also want to share our story in hopes […]



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Chris & Amanda’s stillbirth story




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Landon Dale Fuller


Landon’s story as told by his parents Dale and Carrie Fuller.



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Reese Christine Duffy


Reese’s story as told by her Mother, Amanda Duffy.



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Is cord around the neck (nuchal cord) a problem or not?


Our guest blog this month is provided by our good friend and esteemed colleague Dr. Jane Warland of Adelaide, Australia.  We are grateful to Dr. Warland for all the work she is doing to prevent stillbirth.  If you have a question for Dr. Warland you can submit it here. —————————————————————————————— As I midwife I have […]



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Home Fetal Monitoring and One Devoted Grandfather


This month we are honored to have a guest blog by someone who knew all too well the story about stillbirth – she has lived it her entire life as she watched her father push forward his passion for preventing these needless tragedies.  And then she had her own brush with tragedy……. read on…. Guest […]



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