Tag archive: Breaking the silence

Loss is also a physical thing

Loss is also a physical thing

If you would have asked me to describe stillbirth, pregnancy or infant loss before I experienced mine, I would have used keywords such as: heartbreak, emotional trauma, psychological trauma, and so on. Although that’s all accurate, there’s a lot more to it than just the mental, emotional and psychological effects. Physical trauma plays a big…

The prayer flag project

The prayer flag project

Tomorrow is the international day of hope. Tomorrow is a day in which we break the silence about our babies gone too soon, a day in which we celebrate their lives and their memory… It’s a day dedicated to our babies, a beautiful day. Since I have to go to work tomorrow, I decided to…

Seeking help

Seeking help

These last few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’m handling the loss of our precious daughter. How I’m handling the most difficult time in my life, the time I thought I would never have to experience. I can only say, that I’m doing the very best I can. But I also realize,…

Acting around people who’ve experienced loss

Acting around people who’ve experienced loss

Everyone will experience a loss sooner or later… Acquaintances, friends, parents, siblings, and in the worst of cases… children. This is the time when you need the support of your loved ones the most. It’s completely unnatural to lose a child. We were never taught what to do or say. Because although it happens, it’s still rare. Maybe I would have…

Why share her story?

Why share her story?

I’ve received quite some reactions to my website already, and I wanted to share a word about it. From the reactions I have received, there’s an obvious distinction I can make: there are people out there that just love the website, like and respect that I am doing this, and tell me that they admire…

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