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Stillborn Babies

Talking To Children About Pregnancy And Infant Loss

Tara Shafer | Posted 09.25.2014 | Parents
Tara Shafer

I still think a lot about that searing winter when the dead and the living were juxtaposed, each clamoring impossibly to be understood. I remember the white-hot grief and the blunt-force trauma of my sudden loss, and also the sweet presence of my little boy, playing with blocks.

Breaking the Silence and Stigma Surrounding Stillborn Births

Laura Wellington | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

Like two million other women across the world each year, Brooke Hopkins suffered a stillborn birth without any indication prior that something was wrong.

Indian Woman Delivers 10 Babies In One Night

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

In what's being called a medical record in India, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh miscarried 10 babies in one night this week. The Indo-Asia...

Why Our Hearts Will Always Be In Two Places At Once

Kathryn Catalino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kathryn Catalino

Our beautiful, perfect daughter, Callie Elizabeth Catalino, was born at 8:03 p.m. on May 31, 2011. I whispered to her that I loved her and that I would miss her every day of my life. I asked her to give us strength to continue on, to make it through each minute of our "new normal."

Her Light: A Gift In The Dark

Beryl Ayn Young | Posted 03.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Beryl Ayn Young

As I reflected light back in through my camera lens, I birthed an entirely new perspective on life. I created my healing as I found beauty in my morning cup of coffee, warmth in the nuzzles from my two cats, and meaning in the light of those brisk autumn days.

Newborn Reportedly Sent To Hospital Morgue In Brazil While Still Alive

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.14.2013 | World

A premature baby born in a hospital in Brazil was reportedly sent to the morgue while still alive. The child later died after the staff was unable to ...

Stillborn Burial Mix-Up

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York City medical examiner's office says it is responsible for an error that resulted in a Brooklyn family burying someone else's ...

Don't be afraid to ask the hard questions

Catriona Harris | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Catriona Harris

A stillbirth is defined as a loss of pregnancy after 20 weeks. It was something I didn't realize happened with modern medicine.

UK Grandma Admits To Concealing Births Of 4 Stillborn Babies, Hiding Them In Wardrobe

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 55-year-old UK grandmother has confessed to concealing the births of four of her children, and keeping the remains of three in a plastic container h...