Posts filed under: Rainbow Babies

Rainbow Babies

A rainbow baby is a baby born after miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. The term can also be fitting for a child born after any fertility or parenting-related heartbreak or trauma, such as the loss of a living child, infertility, or failed adoption. Although celebratory for many parents, the birth of a rainbow baby often comes with a host of emotions that remind parents of their previous loss.

11 Uplifting Rainbow Baby Quotes for Grieving or Expectant Parents

The loss of a pregnancy or child brings with it unprecedented anguish that can seem incomparable to anything else. Whether a parent has suffered a miscarriage or experienced stillbirth, this... Read More

What You Need to Know About the Emotions of Having a Rainbow Baby

Having a child after pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or neonatal death can be both exciting and terrifying. A child born after these traumatic events is usually called a rainbow baby. But... Read More

13 Unique Rainbow Baby Gifts for Mom and Baby

Learn how to give rainbow baby gifts for mom and baby that both honor the loss of infant angels and celebrate the hope that rainbow babies bring.... Read More

Dear Rainbow Baby, It’s Not Your Job to Repair My Broken Heart

Dear Rainbow Baby, You are not a resolution to hard times, nor the means to the end of my grief. Listen to me when I tell you, your purpose is... Read More

What It’s Like Having a Baby after Stillbirth

"How in the world could I go through losing a child, but yet feel such ambivalence towards the child I have who is breathing? This is postpartum depression." Read more... Read More