Saying goodbye at Memorial Hospital (South Bend, IN): what to expect when baby is born still

Here is some information about experiencing a stillbirth at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. This information came from my personal correspondence with hospital representatives and was last updated May 2021.

How to tell a bereaved or infertile friend that you’re pregnant

If you have a friend who is trying to conceive, struggling with infertility, or mourning the loss of their baby, it can be very tricky to tell them that you are pregnant. There are a lot of factors to consider in how you personalize the news; here are a few overarching suggestions.

5 questions to consider in deciding whether to try again after a loss

When you are experiencing intense grief, figuring out what you think about being "TTA" (trying to avoid) or "TTC" (trying to conceive) can be hard enough, let alone discussing that with your partner and making a plan of action. If you're trying to make your plan, here are five questions for you to consider.

10 ways to honor someone who has died

Here are ten ideas of how to honor someone who has died. This ideas focus on expressing memories of and wishes for the person, creating beauty in honor of the person, and caring for yourself and your relationship with the person.

6 common feelings of loss

After losing something or someone you love, it can be difficult to sort through the waves of how you feel. And if you are supporting a loved one who has experienced a loss, it can be difficult to figure out how to help if they struggle to identify where they are at emotionally.

This infographic gives you definitions for six common feelings of loss to help you identify what you or your loved one are experiencing at a given moment.

How to help a friend after the loss of a child

If you've recently learned that your friend has lost a child, you may be wondering what you can do. You may yourself be processing grief; the loss may bring back your own trauma; and you may feel uncertain about the "right" move to make. So here are some generic ideas, arranged by time period.