It's Been 16 Years Since My Daughter's Stillbirth, But My Body Still Remembers

[Warning: This post contains emotional reflection that some of our pregnant or once-pregnant audience may find triggering.] Two days of every year, my body grieves for the child it once grew. Sixteen years ago on August 2nd, I walked into the hospital pregnant, and sixteen years ago on August 3rd, …

Well, today's the day.

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  The National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day Resolution was passed in the House of Representatives on September 28, 2006. It states: Whereas each year, approximately one million pregnancies in the United States end in miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of a newborn baby; Whereas it is …