Tag: Infant Loss

10 Tips to Help a Friend Survive the First Year After...

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When a friend loses a baby or pregnancy, it's really hard to know what to do and say. And often, the mother cannot really...

Honoring the Child You Lost :: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance

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October is set aside to bring awareness to the roughly 25% of pregnancies that do not reach full-term, with October 15 specifically designated as Pregnancy and...

Don’t Try to Fix Her, Try Listening Instead

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The worst day of my life was December 12, 2011, when I held my 2-day-old daughter as her last breath left her body. While the...

2019 Guide to Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Activities around Columbia

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Once again, Fall has snuck up on me, probably at least in part because of the warmer-than-normal weather we've been having. With our neighborhood...

10 Perfectly Normal Emotions Felt When Dealing With Secondary Infertility

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Most people wouldn't associate the word "infertility" with a moms site. Infertility - that's when you can't have kids, right? But you're a mom....

Thank You, Next

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Every few months I latch onto some Top 40 song that I become obsessed with even though it isn't at all relevant to my...

What I Am Missing This October

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Every October since 2009, I have taken part in activities for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month, including lighting a candle on October 15...

I Will Always Wonder

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In some of the social media groups I'm in, a question has been floating around in recent months. It's generally phrased like this, "How...

Honoring Eden :: A Look at CDH

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Eden Olivia Coker was born on June 26, 2015. She lived for 40 glorious minutes and took at least six miraculous breaths. She impacted...

5 Things Your Bereaved Friend Wants for Christmas

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"Bereaved" is an odd word, isn't it? It has an old-fashioned feel to it, hearkening back to a time when there were certain rituals...
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Pregnancy and Infant Loss :: On the Outside Looking In

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October is a month full of remembrances and holidays - Breast Cancer, Halloween and more. But the day that's nearest to my heart is...

The BEST of Columbia SC Moms Blog :: Top 10 Blog...

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2016 was an incredible third year for the Columbia SC Moms Blog! We are so thankful to all you, our readers, who were right there...

Surviving The Holidays After A Loss

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The holiday season has always been my most favorite time of year. Starting with Thanksgiving, my birthday, Christmas and going through New Year’s Day,...

Honoring Your Child After Loss

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October is a month full of awareness. You may have heard of numerous groups supporting a specific cause over the month such as breast...