My wife is much more eloquent than I am on this topic.
In 1988, Ronald Reagan declared October Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. His hope (and the hope of those supporting his proclamation) was to help bring attention to the grief that affects so many families.
The American Pregnancy Association reports this –
“Every year in the United States there are approximately 2 million women who experience pregnancy loss:
- 600,000 women experience pregnancy loss through miscarriage
- 1,200,000 women experience pregnancy loss through termination
- 64,000 women experience pregnancy loss through ectopic pregnancy
- 6,000 women experience pregnancy loss through molar pregnancies
- 26,000 women experience pregnancy loss through stillbirth”
That’s a lot of babies lost. Yet pregnancy loss still remains a silent subject. I know because I’m one of the 6,000 who suffered a molar pregnancy. Hubby and I lost our angel baby in October of 2010. Two years have passed, and we now have our rainbow baby. Two years is a…
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