Chelsea’s Stories ~ October Baby Loss Awareness Month

My husband, Tyler,  and I were married on January 1, 2011. We were high school sweethearts and when we got married, we’d been together for four years. We’d talked often of starting a family after we were married and a little more settled, had some money saved up. Life had other plans and we had […]

A Beautiful Reflection on Loss ~ “Though my baby’s breath was taken… I will use mine to praise to God.”

Even Unto Death Three weeks have passed since I heard Dot’s heartbeat for the last time. “Perfect heartbeat,” my midwife said. . Two weeks have passed since I stared at the last grainy image of sweet Dot… so tiny and so still. Not the somersaults that I remembered at her big sister’s twelve-week ultrasound. The […]

Laura’s Birth Story ~ “96 hours… I knew I could birth my baby… I trusted God created me to do this.”

Laura Palmquist:  Our Birth Story, August 1st- August 4th 2012. I finally decided to go to sleep about 11:30 on July 31st. I was just a few days away from my due date of August 5th and feeling pretty good for being so pregnant! I was prepared to wait for this baby to come whenever […]