Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness

It is that time of year. Please show your support by lighting at candle at 7pm on October 15th for one hour to create a wave of light.

Musings Illuminated

October is not only breast cancer awareness month, a very important issue indeed, but it is also Pregnancy, stillbirth and infant loss awareness month. Anyone following my blog for any length of time knows that I started this blog as my emotional outlet when my daughter Maggie was stillborn. I have met many other grieving parents on this terrible journey and I am so sorry for all their pain, but I am also so thankful for the stories they have shared with me. Much like the byline of this blog: sometimes all people want is for someone to listen. Someone else who understands because they are walking a similar path.

Our precious angel was stillborn, but born still at 27 weeks gestation. Stillborn due to me being a carrier of strep B without knowing. My Doctors were not going to do the Strep test for 3 more week. A test…

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