I am honored to announce the new Mother Well Bereavement Box, a gift box designed specifically for a parent grieving an early loss. … Continue reading Announcing: the Mother Well Bereavement Boxes →
In this month often associated with honoring the dead, you might see a lot of flowers. Here are five ways flowers are associated with honoring the dead. … Continue reading Five facts about flowers as ways to honor the dead →
Today marks the last day of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day for the year 2021. But in my practice, and at The Mother Well, bereavement support continues year-round, which is why we are eager to announce our newest community group: for bereaved moms. … Continue reading Announcing: Bereaved Moms Community Group →
Are you trying not to think about getting your period or taking a pregnancy test? Super pregnant and super ready to be done being pregnant? Trying to think about anything other than your grief? Trying to think about anything other than your screaming child? Reading these six articles about events of the past six decades might be just what you need.… Continue reading Articles to read when you need to be distracted: recent history edition →
Pregnancy loss is sadly common, but our society doesn’t prepare us for supporting a friend through a miscarriage or stillbirth. In my latest for FemCatholic, I give three straightfward suggestions for things to avoid and things to do instead when supporting a friend who has experienced a loss. … Continue reading How to support a friend going through pregnancy loss →
From bowling to walking (yes, walking), check out these eight stories about sports that may serve as much-needed distractions for wherever you’re at in life right now. … Continue reading Articles to read when you need to be distracted: sports edition →
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
If you’re a loss parent, this month can be rough.
I’d like to gently remind you of these six things. … Continue reading 6 reminders for loss parents this month →
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in the United States, and has been since the 1988 Congress and Ronald Reagan declared it to be so every year. Additionally, in 2001, the House of Representatives declared October 15 to be Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.
October also includes Baby Loss Awareness Week (UK, 9 October – 15 October) and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day (Canada, October 15, and Australia, October 15).
Here are three ways you can prepare for these important commemorations.… Continue reading 3 ways to prepare for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month →
This October, Victoria Wilson (at The Mother Well) and I will be hosting two bereavement retreats for those who have suffered miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. We are hoping for five things; can you help us?… Continue reading Asking for your help: upcoming bereavement retreats →
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