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Tag Archives: Stillborn
An artist deals with the loss of a child
On April 8, 2014, artist Seth Remsnyder had to say goodbye to his son, Robert Langdon Remsnyder. His child was stillborn. And although he and his wife Janet knew ahead of time that their son had died in the womb, … Continue reading
Stephanie Paige Cole’s bereavement of a stillborn daughter blossoms into expression and compassion
Imagine preparing for the birth of your new baby with all the joy and anticipation of this new being in your life. Sweet reminders of her arrival turn up throughout your home in soft and cheerful colors: a stroller, blankets, … Continue reading
The month, specifically October 15th, serves as a remembrance for babies that were lost to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, SIDS, etc.
Losing an infant is extremely difficult. In an effort to raise awareness of such a highly sensitive and difficult topic, October was designated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month back in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan. Even in 2014, … Continue reading
It’s so intensely real I cried and sobbed through many of it’s pages
Few books offer a journey so intimate and overwhelming that we witness the author’s experience as though we were there. Intensely gripping, Holding Silvan, a Brief Life made me feel every second, every heartbeat from Monica Wesolowska’s true story—the infant loss of … Continue reading
A place where parents can find support after losing a child
Ellen Kelly Daley is the president of the board of directors at HAND, a resource network of parents, professionals, and volunteers who provide support for those who have lost a baby before, during, or after birth. She is a professional … Continue reading