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When Nurses See More Than Birth and Babies - By Shelly Lopez Gray

Perinatal nursing is sweet and magical and everything you think it would be. But everyone only thinks of the birth and the babies. No one ever thinks or talks about the pain of pregnancy, the heartbreak of infertility or the difficulty of death. 796 more words


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Shelly Lopez Gray, a maternity ward nurse writes about the tragedy of still birth.


Grief became her world

and then madness snuck in

So she cut lemons for days

with her papercut hands

She’d bang the cupboards

and leave the refrigerator door open… 26 more words


I'm a winner!

About a year ago some kind soul, an aunt of a friend actually, told me about an online writing challenge. Back in the 90’s a group of friends challenged each other to write a first draft novel of 50,000 words in 30 days. 222 more words


Let It Be

When Philip was in high school, he was in the CGI program – Civics and Government Institute. Part of the core curriculum focused on learning how government worked. 1,156 more words


Oh my baby! Oh my Jordanny!

I’m still not sure which is harder, losing my Jordanny or the thought of my other children living the rest of THEIR lives without her.  One of my favorite things in life has always been being in the next room listening to my children laugh together.  742 more words


Child Loss Quote

As a bereaved parent, I truly believe this. Some days can be harder to survive than others…

Death Of A Child

My daughter dropped dead at the age of 27, how can this be true?

My youngest daughter came running upstairs to say that Adam had called and Jordan had no pulse and was in an ambulance on her way to Methodist Hospital.  427 more words