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Reduction in stillbirths at term after new birth induction paradigm: results of a national intervention.

Hedegaard M, Lidegaard O, Skovlund CW, Mørch LS, Hedegaard M. BMJ Open. 2014 Aug 14;4(8):e005785. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005785

OBJECTIVE: The risk of fetal death increases steeply after 42 gestational weeks. 262 more words


Missing you

I was pregnant. “Was” is the hardest word to say. Sometimes I look at my belly a little too long, push it out just to see how it would look, or dream of who you might have been. 264 more words


Labor Day Memories & How Proud We Are Of Our Daughter

My daughter is starting a new chapter in her academic life next week.  I am so proud of her.  When she went to preschool, her baby sister was born still due to a rare disease.  1,010 more words

A little girl with a beautiful name

Today I learned that the baby of a friend was born sleeping yesterday evening.  Though she was not expected to live, her loss has struck me deeply.   55 more words

Autopsy Results

We had our appointment yesterday to get Max’s autopsy results. I was pretty damn anxious and nervous on the way there. When I felt the panic start to take over, I shut my eyes and took some deep breaths until I felt the panic recede. 714 more words

I Remember

I remember wanting to pack my hospital bags, and refusing to, because I was only just over 20 weeks.

I remember being nearly 24 weeks along and choosing not to worry, because what is the point of worrying anyway? 1,164 more words


Too Beautiful For Earth

Where do I begin…? I really don’t know to be honest. I guess my story begins with a terrible ending, so I guess I will start there.  728 more words

Child Loss