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Living After A Child Dies

Life is risky. It isn’t fair. No one is safe and no one is ever given a card marked, “nothing bad will ever happen to me.” Continue reading

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Intergenerational Grief – Billy, Part II

This article is the second in a two-part series, you can read last week’s post Intergenerational Grief – Billy, Part I here. I saw multiple loses during my years as a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse. Babies were born prematurely, some died during delivery … Continue reading

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One day in the life of my hands

My right hand reaches for the cordless phone that is ringing on the kitchen wall. Fingers rapidly press the buttons as I call my friend down the block to come and help with my sleeping child. Frantically searching hands find … Continue reading

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