You are not alone.
Resources for Support
- Still Standing Magazine shares stories from around the world of writers surviving the aftermath of loss, infertility – and includes information on how others can help. This is a page for all grieving parents. If you grieve the loss of your child, no matter the circumstances, you are welcome here.
- Return to Zero: H.O.P.E is a community of bereaved families and their health providers who are transforming the culture of pregnancy and infant loss through awareness, education, and support.
- Saying Goodbye provides comprehensive information, advice, support and much more to anyone who has suffered the loss of a baby, at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy.
- Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation (KCinfertility) provides community, education and support to those striving to build their families. They connect those affected by infertility to a community in which they are understood, while offering emotional support, financial aid and educational resources to that community.
I Just Couldn’t Give Up
It has been more than 45 years since my story of miscarriages and the death of a full-term baby 24 hours after birth. As I think of each life-changing event, I can recall each one as if they happened only yesterday, these are memories for me that never fade or go...
I Found Peace and Comfort When I Shared Our Story
Our story is that of secondary infertility. We were blessed with our first daughter without much trouble, worry or thought of infertility struggles. While I always had it in the back of my mind, especially because I have a lot of family history of infertility,...
The Six Words That Turned My World Upside Down
“The baby is in your tube” – the six words that turned my world upside down.
A Tender Mystery
I remember a friend describing the journey of infertility as living in 2 week cycles – for two weeks you were hopeful, would you have a positive test, you would wait impatiently in hopes that you would see a positive pregnancy sign, and then when it wasn’t positive, the next two weeks were spent in grief and knowing that you had to wait for two more weeks to try again.
Struggling with Secondary Infertility
Our story is one of secondary infertility. My husband and I had two full-term, uneventful pregnancies before we ever had any difficulty. Our daughter was born in November 2011, and our son was born in August 2013. In late spring 2018, we decided to...
Sharing Our Story and Finding We’re Not Alone
The journey to start our family began smoothly with Owen, but took a sharp turn when we decided we were ready to add another