• Leaving stones on the grave

    Pregnancy Loss: A Jewish Perspective

    March 1, 2018

    Full disclosure: I’m not Jewish. I’m Presbyterian. Still, we can learn from faith traditions other than our own. The following blog post is a VERY brief examination of pregnancy loss in a Jewish tradition, informed by both research literature and other blogs and writings of Jewish authors. I’ve provided links to all at the end.…

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  • 1,095 days, and counting.

    September 20, 2017

    So it’s been three years now. Three years since we excitedly decided to make a baby and bring them home. Three years of infertility with a ‘not compatible with life’ pregnancy and the birth and death of my son, sandwiched in the middle. So much has changed in that time. This feels…monumental, significant, a milestone.…

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    Holiday Survival

    November 19, 2016

    I am not good at holidays. In the five years since my daughter passed I have yet to figure out what to do with them. Surely in that book I never received on how to react after you lose a child there is a chapter on the day and time in which holidays become tolerable.…

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