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Mellisa’s Story: Stillbirth at 42 Weeks – 031

Birth, Listener Faves, Loss & Grief

Mellisa openly shares her story of birth, loss, and grief as she and her partner experienced the stillbirth of her second son.

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Grieving Goldie – 030

Christa Black Gifford had no idea that her daughter, Goldie, had anencephaly until the moment she was born.  Instantly plunged into a world of shock and grief, she treasured every moment with her beautiful daughter before her heart stopped beating 40 minutes later.

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Birth, Loss & Grief

Preterm Birth and Loss (Sweet Afton) – 029

Able to hold and spend time with him for a few hours, Lindsay and her husband faced the deepest and darkest moments of their lives – and yet Lindsay talks repeatedly of the sense of calm and peace that she felt.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Loss & Grief

When Hello Means Goodbye (SIDS) – 028

Linda walks us through the difficulty of navigating saying good-bye, the logistics of losing a child were so much to deal with and how family can create traditions to honor loss. Her raw and emotional telling of these events will open your eyes to the healing that comes when you fully allow yourself to experience loss.

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Birth, Loss & Grief

The Roller Coaster of Fostering & Adoption – 013

After years of infertility, a mother chooses to become a foster parent and begins an incredible journey of love and heartbreak.

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Adoption, Loss & Grief, New Mama

Infertility, Loss and Survivors Guilt – 012

After years of infertility and various treatments, a mother unexpectedly gets pregnant and has to navigate pregnancy, birth and survivors guilt.

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Loss & Grief, New Mama, Women's Health