Jacob’s Story

Written by Rachel, proud parent of Jacob Hanging inside my bedroom closet next to my dresses, blazers and blouses, you will find one of my greatest treasures, a tiny baby tee shirt.  It is pure white with baby blue trim around the collar.  In the center there are two blue stars and the words, “Mommy’s Little Star”. … More Jacob’s Story

A Letter to Liv

Written by Emily & Tyler Plahanski, proud parents of Olivia Margaret On June 6th, 2017 after 30 hours of induced labor, my husband Tyler and I gave birth to our beautiful baby girl, Olivia Margaret, stillborn, at 30 weeks. Our story is likely not much different than yours as it relates to the feeling of loss, hopelessness, guilt … More A Letter to Liv

Vivienne’s Story

Written by Joanna & Bill, proud parents of Vivienne Renee “This is the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending,” writes Elizabeth McCracken in her powerful memoir. That book is currently at the top of a pile of many other sad and depressing (but inspiring) books of pregnancy and infant loss that now … More Vivienne’s Story

Sharing

Today marks six months after our son, Everett, passed away. To even type those words and to accept their truth can be a challenge. And being inducted into this population impacted by infant loss was heart wrenching. However, from this loss has come an insane amount of good. Perhaps the most significant has been the … More Sharing