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From Pregnancy Loss to an Unexpectedly Quick Birth — 046

Birth, Loss & Grief, New Mama

Before birthing her daughter, Rooney, Emmy experienced several miscarriages. When she shared her story with the other women in her life she was surprised to find that half of them had also had miscarriages but never felt comfortable talking about it.

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Mellisa’s Story: Homebirth After Stillbirth — 045

Throughout 5 pregnancies, 3 births and 2 babies, Mellisa has been emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually shaken and forced to evaluate what she really believes about birth and motherhood.

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Birth, Listener Faves, Loss & Grief, Pregnancy

Mellisa’s Story: Stillbirth at 42 Weeks – 031

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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Birth, Listener Faves, Loss & Grief

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