Empty Arms

Author : Sherokee Ilse
ISBN : 0960945660
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 46.9 MB
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Offers advice on making decisions after a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death, as well as handling the grief, and tells family members and friends what they can do to help grieving parents.
Category: Health & Fitness

Invisible Earthquake

Author : Malika Ndlovu
ISBN : 9780980272932
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 66.84 MB
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Ndlovu takes us right into the heart of her grief, she allows us into her secret, dark place of the terrible loss of her third child who was stillborn. The book speaks into the silence around this issue. Like miscarriage, stillbirth is something women are supposed to get over and move on with. Invisible Earthquake is placed in the wider South African context by Sue Fawcus, in which she writes tenderly and expertly about stillbirth from the point of view of a medical practitioner, a specialist obstetrician.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Piece Of My Heart

Author : Molly Fumia
ISBN : 1573245100
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 43.23 MB
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A woman chronicles the death of her infant son and her subsequent painful struggle to overcome the tragedy, which led to reconciliation and healing. By the author of Safe Passage. Original.
Category: Family & Relationships

Empty Cradle Broken Heart

Author : Deborah L. Davis
ISBN : 1555913024
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 51.10 MB
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Surviving the death of your baby.
Category: Family & Relationships

They Were Still Born

Author : Janel C. Atlas
ISBN : 9781442204140
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 82.94 MB
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Stillbirth, defined as the death of an infant between 20 weeks' gestation and birth, is a tragedy repeated thirty thousand times every year in the United States. That means more than eighty mothers a day feel their babies slip silently from their bodies, the only sound in the delivery room their own sobs. Eighty stillborn babies a day means heartbroken families mourn the death of children who will never breathe, gurgle, learn to walk, or go to school. In 2006, Janel Atlas became one of those mothers who left the hospital with empty arms; her second daughter, Beatrice Dianne, was stillborn at 36 weeks. Reaching out for comfort, she realized a dire need shared by so many others like her, and so was born a collection of new essays by writers each sharing their firsthand experiences with stillbirth. Atlas includes selections not only from mothers but also fathers and grandparents, all of whom have intimate stories to share with readers. In addition, there are selections that answer many of the medical questions families have in the wake of a stillbirth and that offer the latest research on this devastating loss and how it might be prevented. Grieving parents will find in these pages the comfort of knowing they are not alone on this painful path, validation of their babies' lives, and guidance from those who have suffered this tragedy. In addition, They Were Still Born both inspires and shows readers how to honor and remember their own babies and stories of loss. No parent- or grandparent-to-be sets out planning to purchase They Were Still Born. Unfortunately, there will always be readers-devastated, grieving, and searching for voices to help them through-who
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Pregnancy And Infant Loss A Guide For Professionals

Author : Chantal Lockey
ISBN : 9781291805086
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 71.80 MB
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Losing a baby is said to be one of the most devastating forms of bereavement. This guide has been produced to assist professionals working with bereaved families such as Midwives, Nurses, Counselors and Funeral Professionals, so that they can best assist the families at such a traumatic time.
Category: Family & Relationships

Journeys Through Grief

Author : Tammie Thomson
ISBN : 9780646355344
Genre : Bereavement
File Size : 78.48 MB
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Category: Bereavement

Hope Deferred

Author : Nadine Pence Frantz
ISBN : 9781608992140
Genre : Religion
File Size : 36.96 MB
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Infertility affects nearly 6.1 million women and 2.1 million married couples in the United States. Additionally, 25 percent of women of childbearing age will experience a miscarriage and one in 80 pregnancies will end in a stillbirth. In Hope Deferred, we hear the voices of five female scholars from a variety of Christian denominations--Church of the Brethren, Disciples of Christ, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic--as they share their very private stories of painful loss in the hope of bringing comfort and a theological understanding to those who have experienced reproductive loss.
Category: Religion

Life After Loss

Author : Raymond Moody
ISBN : 9781473502819
Genre : Religion
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Raymond Moody is the 'grandfather' of contemporary investigation into the Near Death Experience and the After Death Experience. Life After Loss examines the latest findings and developments in both of these experiences, including never-before-revealed information on latest research on life after death. Certain to be a popular resource with the millions of baby boomers facing the illness and death of their parents and their own mortality, Moody and Arcangel illuminate how knowledge of humanity's 'greatest mystery' helps to ease the grieving process, allowing those with faith in 'life after life' to transcend their fear and grief and become more spiritually enlightened in the process.
Category: Religion

Home Care For The High Risk Infant

Author : Elizabeth Ahmann
ISBN : 0834207508
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 72.97 MB
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This revised, expanded edition addresses the increased interest in and demand for information about the nursing care of premature, technology-dependent infants once they are at home. In addition to clinical practice and research updates it includes care plans, assessment forms, sample care maps, and other hands-on materials which make it a valuable tool as well as a textbook.
Category: Health & Fitness