Our bereavement retreat is coming up, and we need five things. Can you help us?
6 ways to help parents during the formula shortage
Announcing: the Mother Well Bereavement Boxes
How to make a pregnancy care package
How to support a friend going through pregnancy loss
3 ways to prepare for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness 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.
Asking for your help: upcoming bereavement retreats
How to support moms after the COVID baby bust
I recently wrote for FemCatholic a bit about my dissertation and doula work and what I've heard the most from parents and those thinking about entering parenthood in the past year: "I don't know if I can do this." Do you want to support them? I have some ideas for how you can do that.… Continue reading How to support moms after the COVID baby bust
Please reconsider giving your miscarriage-bereaved friend flowers
Building community – and rebuilding it when trucks drive through your walls: an interview with the doula behind The Mother Well
In which I mostly interview Victoria – about her work as a doula, the resources for parents she’s created at Mother Well Doula, her secret life as a young adult fiction writer, and her advice for being a mom and a small business owner –, and then, for a few minutes at the end, we have a back-and-forth conversation about doulas and privacy.