Coping With Pregnancy and Infant Loss

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October 15 is a day of remembrance for Pregnancy and Infant Loss. When parents lose a baby, support is available. Loss Doulas are specifically trained to help parents honor the loss and move through the experience. Loss Doula International identifies these foundational beliefs for loss doulas: Every child is precious, no matter the child’s size or length of gestation. Pregnancy and infant loss requires supportive guidance from well-trained individuals who understand the magnitude of pregnancy and infant loss. Families should have resources available to them to make informed decisions … [Read more...]

The Tender Care of a Loss Doula

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Women in the midst of pregnancy who have experienced trauma and women who are sensitive to deeply emotional topics may find this a difficult post to read. ** This post is intended to help educate women about the role of loss doulas who support families during pregnancy and infant loss. ** --- On August 12, 2010, Leanne Latterell experienced what no mother ought to endure: Her precious son Michael was stillborn. Two years earlier, Leanne had been drawn into the work of supporting women through pregnancy loss. Now she faced her own loss—and she tapped into a well of understanding … [Read more...]