Two months out

By Kate C. I’m about two months out from my loss, and one month out from the due date. Life goes on, and I engage with more and more of it as the weeks go by. Body From an objective standpoint, my body is recovering well. However, I find it impossible to be objective. I am impatient on this matter. Again and again I have to remind myself, “Kate, you had a baby two months ago. Remember how you looked and felt two months after having your LC? You’re doing great. You will get your body back, but it takes time.” When you’re carrying a baby on […]

Hope for the Newly Bereaved

By Sara I am so sorry for your losses. You will get through and life will be good again. Please know that you can handle anything now. Not much could be worse than what we have all been through. I still think of my baby every day, but it doesn’t break my heart anymore. It just is, there, in the background. I have moved along, dealt with my loss and accepted it. My new outlook on life is a little less naïve, but stronger. I no longer expect that things will be okay, I accept that what will be will be, and I have the […]

EWP Survival Guide

Compiled by The Editors of EWP These tips are offered by the members of our private support group to help those getting through the early days after ending a wanted pregnancy due to poor prenatal diagnosis or for maternal health issues. Take good care of yourself mentally and physically Eat well, give yourself plenty of time to sleep, and try to exercise regularly. Keep all your medical appointments. Always call if you have a concern or something does not seem right. If you are uncomfortable with your doctor, switch right away. Create a support system for yourself. That may include your spouse, partner or significant other, […]