As women, we’re always working against biology’s clock when it comes to having children. Being proactive about seeking answers is one of the most important things a woman can do.
I think no one really speaks about miscarriages because it can make women who can't have a successful pregnancy feel inferior.
For some of us, the month recognizing pregnancy and infant loss is a sad but distant reminder of another mama's reality. For others, October marks a much more personal and profound grief -- the remembrance of littles we have loved and lost too soon.
I'll always think about the children I've lost but I continue to pray for peace that things happen for a reason.
It may not be our fault. We may be innocent in and of ourselves, but these are issues we have inherited and sadly they are now ours to deal with.
My husband and his dad were actually looking forward to spending time together and celebrating this Father's Day. That's no longer possible.
Tragic moments and hard times will reach all of us and our children as well. We want to shelter them, but that isn’t always the best way to help them gain acceptance. Part of strong mental health — a huge part of it — is the ability to accept things as they are.