I Am 1 in 4. I Am A Mother!

I Am 1 in 4. I Am A Mother!

Trigger warning for pregnancy loss.  Every birth story matters and not all stories have happy endings. This is Codi's story.  I am 1 in 4. 1 in 4 pregnancies end in a loss. Most people think it is 1 in 4 women but this is wrong. 1 in 4...
Pregnancy Loss for Dads and Partners

Pregnancy Loss for Dads and Partners

Pregnancy loss for dads and partners is real and yet it's hardly acknowledged. Here I share my family's loss and another family's story of birth after loss with powerful photos by award-winning photographer Leilani Rogers. Pregnancy Loss For Dads Two Stories  I...
Miscarriage: Life After Loss

Miscarriage: Life After Loss

I was in 8th grade when my mother had her hysterectomy. I’ll never forget visiting her in the hospital with a room overlooking a busy freeway. Under a heavily medicated state, she talked about how life just continues on. She said in the grand scheme of things that she...
A Burst of Love: First Trimester Miscarriage

A Burst of Love: First Trimester Miscarriage

Trigger warning for miscarriage and suicidal thoughts following a first trimester miscarriage. I’m pregnant? I’m pregnant. Oh, my goodness I’m pregnant! Finding out I was expecting my second child was so exciting. The time seemed right. My son was over a year old, I...

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