Like grief, pregnancy after loss is a sensitive time. It is a new and transformative experience, and as the network of support walking with parents through this experience, a level of self-awareness is necessary.
For Friends and Relatives
It might be easy to assume that men are less emotional and more capable of compartmentalizing grief. While this may be true in some, it is important to not generalize and dismiss the very real emotional toll grief and loss have on men.
Carrying To Term’s mission and vision are the result of two broken-hearted parents who love with abandon and genuinely want to see the standard of care improve and change for other parents facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition.
If you are not currently or have never been an employer of a person facing a life-limiting prenatal diagnosis or the loss of their baby, this insight is still helpful for you. After reading this post, I encourage you to consider putting some guidelines in place to ensure that, if the time comes when you do have an employee facing these experiences, you will be ready.
For many, this day is a reminder of the pain that accompanies infertility as well as pregnancy and infant loss.
We explore the difference between these two commonly used phrases.
Many parents seek to find new meaning in the loss and create a sense of purpose as a result of what they have been through.
As grandparents, you face a unique and profound grief that starts the moment you learn of your grandchild’s diagnosis.
Guidelines to consider as you step into a family’s most vulnerable and cherished time.
Guidelines and ideas to consider when you want to give a gift to grieving parents.
Notes and ideas for when it’s hard to know what to say.
When someone you love receives the news that their unborn baby has a life-limiting condition, you might want to drop everything and be by their side to support them. The heart behind that desire is such a gift to these families, and it can be a lifeline for them during the carrying to term process […]