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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness – Join the Wave of Light

This post originally shared on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, was designated as the month of October by President Ronald Reagan on October 25, 1988. Baby Loss Awareness Week is commemorated October 9th through the 15th and October 15th is officially designated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. In 2002, three women […]

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Healing Hearts – How Earth Mama Comforts the Physical and Emotional Needs of Baby Loss

This post originally shared on Journalist and Mothering Magazine founder Peggy O’Mara speaks with Earth Mama’s Melinda Olson, on why she created the Healing Hearts product line. O’Mara: I know you have product lines for mamas and babies, but why baby loss? Olson: As our business grew, customers who used our products began asking […]

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Stillbirth Q and A

This post originally shared on Q: What is Stillbirth? A: Stillbirth is the death of an infant in-utero and past 20 completed gestational weeks. The majority of these deaths occur at or near full term — they are otherwise healthy babies that die shortly before or during birth. More than 26,000 babies are stillborn […]

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The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden

This post originally shared on I have never met any person who has not been touched by baby loss. Women who have been pregnant and have lost a baby are most often tended to only as grieving women. But their bodies experience many of the same physical discomforts as other postpartum women and these […]

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