Giving Sorrow Words

Though the act of scheduling the termination—and the thought of actually showing up voluntarily to have it done—felt impossible to me, I didn’t ever really doubt our decision. I knew what we had to do, even though the thought of doing of it broke me in a way I didn’t...

The Birds Are Still Singing

“I asked for those flowers because I wanted a reminder of your life, and your birth that was also your death but yet, it was a birth.” By Sabrina Fletcher This week I should have been entering the third trimester of my second pregnancy. The trimester of...

Writing Can Be Therapeutic

Writing can bring clarity to the muddy chaos of grief. By Grace O. You’ve probably heard that writing can be therapeutic. That’s because it’s true. While I’ve always been one to write my feelings out, it became a lifesaver for me in the days,...

After Ending a Pregnancy ~ Ripples of Pain

Some parents were reluctant to talk about their experience because of the stigma that surrounds the topic of abortion. So when they most needed support, many parents felt isolated. Jane Brody Parents who have experienced the joy of bringing a healthy child into the...