Rainbow Baby

  I heard the term “Rainbow Baby” during a conversation and wondered what it was about.  Having worked with child loss in a few areas such as educational courses, extra training with the “Pregnancy and Infant Loss” network (PAIL), Project Rachel for post abortion counselling and one on one counselling with clients; I have never […]

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ANGEL GOWNS

Angel Gowns for Child Loss I wonder if you are like me, never hearing the term “Angel Gowns” or “Baby Gowns” in the context of child death loss. I went searching for more information; which I am now sharing with you. Wedding dresses are donated and used to make small, beautiful gowns for babies to […]

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Healing From a Pregnancy Loss

  I would like to share a few ideas and stories I have heard from women who have experienced a pregnancy loss which made an impression on me. One was about naming their child.  In a quiet space she asked in her mind (for some this would be asking god or a high power) “what […]

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Abortion as a Loss

  Yes, I said “abortion”.  Many individuals create their own scenario of what abortion looks like, who would have an abortion, why would someone choose to have an abortion plus whatever comes to mind.  I mention abortion as a grief and loss component.  For many women the decision to have an abortion is done under […]

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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

  As mentioned in the September newsletter (article Pregnancy Loss) “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep” is a volunteer organization of photographers who give their time to photograph babies who have died. There are specific month of gestation/pregnancy requirements. Local hospitals may have the contact information for your area. A video describing how the […]

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Pregnancy Loss

  “Pregnancy Loss” seems to be an expanding component up of my world.  While checking some postings on Facebook I noticed a comment from a friend about her second pregnancy loss which prompted me to share this post at this time.  I was impressed with a few things; my friend shared her loss in a […]

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss

FYI… The loss of a child at any stage of life is traumatic and often goes unacknowledged.  When pregnancy or infant loss occurs often times no one knows what to say or do.  For parents of the child, talking about this loss may fall on deaf ears. Where does someone go to for help in […]

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