Mine was supposed to be a year of celebration, but it’s ended in divorce papers and the lingering grief of pregnancy loss. Except there’s this cat…
We have four photos of our son. Total. But we don’t look at the photos and see death. We see our son.
If only we could find the women who have suffered miscarriage. If only women, once they move forward, felt comfortable talking about it more.
Miscarriage — it’s a dirty word, isn’t it? It’s a word you keep to yourself or whisper within close company, despite the fact that up to one in four women experience one. If you have a miscarriage, you become a member of a secret club that few outside the sisterhood want to talk about and that no […]
I’m getting ready to put my legs up in those super fancy stirrups for yet another test that might deem me even more infertile, when the doctor (whom I don’t normally see) says to me, “So you’ve had a couple losses, right?” I said, “Oh, well, I had a chemical pregnancy in May, and then our […]
Ah, a rainbow. A beautiful sign that the storm is over and that better things are on the way. Nature’s way of saying that all is well and the sun can come out again. The term “Rainbow Baby” is all the rage these days. A Rainbow Baby is a baby born after a loss. That […]