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The Ugliest Side of Grief
By Dalit Kaplan
Jealousy is already a tough emotion to grapple with. Pairing it with a stillbirth brings out a whole new monster.
‘Grief Is Something You Live in and Then Eventually It Lives in You’
By Allison Yarrow
Writer Ariel Levy on her son's birth, death and what she considers grief's most valuable lesson.
The Miscarriage Status Updates I Really Wanted to Write
By Jennifer Pardini
Here's what I really wanted to write about my pregnancy loss: mother of two, one living.
7 Tips for Speaking with a Bereaved Mother
By Monica Wesolowska
How do you support someone going through the unimaginable? To begin with, don't say you can't imagine what they're going through.
My Stillbirth Experience Changed the Way I (Don’t) Plan
By Katie Irish
The daughter I had so many plans for was stillborn. Now I have a healthy baby, but I don't let myself imagine the future.
Recap: Our Día de Los Muertos Event
By Rebecca Soffer
Members of Modern Loss' New York community came out for a film screening, followed by sugar-laden Día de los Muertos treats (plus drinks, of course).
‘Wish You Were Here’
By Andrea Meyer
My daughter, Nina, died five weeks before she was due to be born. Years on, I am surprised by the depth of pain her absence brings me.
The Words We Couldn’t Say
By Megan Birch-McMichael
As my daughter grew inside of me, my best friend's pregnancy ended in stillbirth. Comforting her felt impossible.
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