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Grief Counseling and Support Services

Coping After A Miscarriage

I want to share a topic that is rarely  discussed.  No one announces their miscarriages when they happen – it is a personal, private event that few people ever know about outside of the couple that lost their pregnancy.   

 We had a miscarriage between our first and second child.  Our story starts with our first pregnancy.  I had been so uptight and concerned when I was pregnant with Ysabella.  With her pregnancy we had spotting right from the beginning, and it lasted the whole pregnancy.

Angels


"This week we remember all babies born sleeping, or whom we have carried but never met, or those we have held but could not take home, or the ones that came home but didn't stay. Make this your profile status if you or someone you know has suffered the loss of a baby. The majority won't do it, because unlike cancer, baby loss is still a taboo subject. Break the silence. In memory of all lost angels. ♥"
~ Source Unknown

Have you ever seen this status on Facebook?  (To give credit where credit is due, I also paraphrased the quote on today's landing page from a quote I found on the page for a miscarriage group on facebook - see the Resource List for a link to the group.

Preparing for Variations and Complications

Last evening’s class was the topic of “Variations and Complications” during Pregnancy and Labor.  As much as we all hope and pray for an easy pregnancy and labor, for some of us, there are some bumps in the road.
 
The Bradley Method® includes a class on how to handle those “bumps” so that parents are at least aware of what the variations and complications are, what the possible reasons are for them, and the options available to them should they encounter these situations. We also encourage our students to do additional reading on these situations – it is never good enough to take an instructors word on these, especially for the decisions that impact their child.
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