CategoryMiscarriage

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Proclamation 5890β€”Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month October 25th, 1988 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Each year, approximately a million pregnancies in the United States end in miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of the newborn child. National observance of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, 1988, offers us the opportunity to increase our understanding of the great tragedy involved in the deaths of unborn and newborn […]

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A healing conversation

I was able to talk with an old friend tonight. She lost a baby girl almost a year ago, after she and her husband tried for years to get pregnant. It was strangely comforting to talk with someone who’s been there (and the fact that it was recent helped too). It was healing. I’ve talked with women about it before – but that was before I actually experienced it myself. This was exactly what I needed. This woman just exudes […]

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PCOS ramblings

In the future, don’t be surprised if you see more blogging about pcos around here. I’ve been reading more lately about it, and am learning some really interesting things. The books have been from a variety of sources, but it seems that regardless of where I read, the basic principles are the same. Reduce or eliminate refined, white carbohydrates, and increase vegetables and protein. Exercise. Some of that is probably obvious, but it’s things that I’m hoping to implement more […]

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I am thankful

I am thankful for so many things, but tonight I am thankful for my three children. I am thankful that God gave me children at all – when I am one who is not “supposed” to have any children at all. I am thankful that God allowed us to adopt Samuel. I am thankful that He brought that precious little boy into our lives. I listen to Samuel sing – with such an innocence that I am reminded of how […]

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