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 gut-wrenching experience can be one of the most devastating events of their lives. It’s no wonder so many hopeful parents find themselves searching for comforting […]
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 while this rainbow baby definition is simple, the actual meaning of having a rainbow baby is much more complex. After suffering from recurrent miscarriage (4 […]
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 inherently your own and is not tied to repairing me. You were not born with a job. We do not desire you to be a replacement.
"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 of Hannah's Aubut's story of loss, love, and the pain of moving forward.