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Articles on Loss/Stillbirth from Midwifery Today

STILLBIRTH SERIES: Despite the conscious efforts of parents and care providers, some healthy pregnancies don’t turn out the way we expect they will. Midwifery Today, Issue 99, included a special series on stillbirth.
  • The Tragic Ending of a Healthy Pregnancy—Tara Shah takes you on the emotional journey of her healthy pregnancy gone tragically wrong.
  • Stillbirth—A Journey in Birth—Midwife Tammi L. McKinley offers practical tools and resources to support midwives attending a stillbirth.
  • On Photographing a Stillbirth—Midwife/photographer Bonnie Gruenberg gives detailed suggestions for photographing a stillborn child, including thoughtful considerations regarding how and when to give them to the parents.
  • “Amaya.”—In this poem, Liz Collins reflects on the touching beauty of all births.

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Mending Invisible Wings: Healing From the Loss of Your Baby—by Mary Burgess. Designed as a healing journal for mothers who have lost their babies though late-term miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death, Mending Invisible Wings invites grieving parents on a creative journey that will honor both mother and child and create a sacred place for healing. Read a review here.

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