A month or so ago, I was scrolling through Pinterest. I came across an article which totally rubbed me the wrong way. I purposefully didn’t link to the article, because what I’m writing about isn’t about that specific author....
Having reached a point where your grief has subsided to intermittent passing thoughts rather than a constant state of pain, technology throws a punch in the form of an algorithm from Facebook-land. A little message pops up to remind you that "5 years ago today you... were just letting everyone know that you "won't actually be having a baby in July, no heartbeat."" And you will get to relive that grief all over again.
Last summer, we learned we were pregnant days before the doctors told my dad he had stage 4 cancer with weeks to live. Fast-forward six weeks. We found no heartbeat on the ultrasound only a few days before learning that Dad’s volleyball-size liver tumor was gone. Gone. We lost our precious baby, but got to keep my dad. With the same tears, I both grieved and celebrated.
Getting pregnant, being pregnant, and raising children bring out some of the highest highs and deepest lows. It is a vulnerable place to be, to watch your body struggle to get pregnant, to stay pregnant, and even to recover...
  I took the clipboard and pen from the receptionist, and made my way back to the waiting room. I filled out the endless sheets of paperwork. Checked countless boxes for which I knew the information by heart. Rolled my...
Getting pregnant, being pregnant, and raising children bring out some of the highest highs and deepest lows. It is a vulnerable place to be, to watch your body struggle to get pregnant, to stay pregnant, and even to recover...
Miscarriage. It's common, yet somehow a dark mystery, a distant grief, a great unknown...until you have one. And then even though it's common, it's very uncommon to you. If you're like I was and know little about miscarriage—and certainly not...
Getting pregnant, being pregnant, and raising children bring out some of the highest highs and deepest lows. It is a vulnerable place to be, to watch your body struggle to get pregnant, to stay pregnant, and even to recover...
Sometimes, words fail to convey your heartfelt condolences for a friend or family member going through an infant or pregnancy loss. Or perhaps you are struggling to work through your own grief and loss. Here are some resources that might...
Getting pregnant, being pregnant, and raising children bring out some of the highest highs and deepest lows. It is a vulnerable place to be, to watch your body struggle to get pregnant, to stay pregnant, and even to recover...

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