Lately, I’ve started posting fun facts about pregnancy and postpartum health on my Instagram page. I don’t want you to miss out on any of these facts, so I’ve decided to post these facts and images on my blog in addition to Instagram.
I hope you enjoy this new series of blogs. If you’re on Instagram, come find me @rockyourhormones 🙂
Did you know that there are doulas who specialize in miscarriage and pregnancy loss?
Bereavement doulas can work with you in multiple ways.
They can support you while you are going through a miscarriage or help you with strong emotions that may occur when you get pregnant again.
I know this is a very emotionally-driven topic, but I think it’s so important to know that there are people out there that can help you during this hard time.
I have actually paid for bereavement doulas to work with some of my friends who have gone through miscarriages and they said it was extremely helpful.
Check this link out for more information about where to find a bereavement doula and what they do.
This website is helpful if: you are a friend or a loved one to someone losing a baby, if you have lost your baby at any time in the past, if your baby has died shortly after birth (neonatal death), if you are the father of a miscarried or stillborn baby, or if you are a professional or volunteer interested in supporting families through loss.
Please know that you’re not alone and that your feelings are valid.
It’s not an easy situation. Know that people really do care about what you’re going through, but often don’t know how to express those feelings. As the months go by, they haven’t forgotten about you, they are just afraid to bring up something painful from the past.
If I can provide any additional support, don’t hesitate to ask! 💜
Fetal cells are found in a mother’s body decades after her baby is born. This is true even if her baby didn’t live to be born. If a mom has boy, she may even have some Y-chromosomes in her blood.
If you’re a mom, you will always carry a piece of your child with you. This is something we all know in our heart, but it’s actually #science
Read more here