Children

‘We are the ones up all night with worry while our partners deep sleep beside us. Worst-case scenarios replay from the moment we hear, ‘Get ready, here he comes!’: Mom urges ‘let’s stick up for anxious parents’

“We worry before each doctor’s appointment. We worry when he’s up too high where we can’t see him at the park. We worry we aren’t signing her up for enough activities to help find her passions. And the worry will never stop. It will only increase as they grow older.”

‘Only 2 weeks after Rosie’s due date, we discovered we were pregnant. I had to give myself permission to embrace my beautiful son, while holding Rosie’s in my heart forever.’: After loss of daughter, mom braves difficult rainbow baby pregnancy

“I felt Rosie’s presence in the room so strongly. I couldn’t see her. But I could feel her. As if my midwife knew what was going through my head, she reassured me, ‘This birth is different. This is your son’s birth. It doesn’t have to be sad and awful, it can be beautiful.'”

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