Category: Grief

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When My Sweet Baby Died: The Hard Grief Aftermath

Ten years ago this summer,┬ámy daughter Lahna died due to complications from Trisomy 18. This article describes the immediate grief aftermath of her death. Mississippi Man and I grew stronger as individuals and as a couple, but it hasn’t been easy. The day after Lahna died, I woke up with a few seconds of peace.…
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Lahna, and Trisomy 18: When My Baby Died

I had the perfect first pregnancy. All the tests during the pregnancy came back normal and I was so thrilled to become a Mommy after so many years of wishing for a baby. When Lahna came into the world she weighed 3 lbs 4 oz and was very sick. She was rushed to the NICU…
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Survive the Loss of a Pet

Losing a pet, who is more like a family member, is devastating. You can survive the loss of a pet. Grief takes time and is a lot of hard work. In 2007 I lost my daughter, Lahna, to a chromosome disorder. It was understandably the worst thing I had ever gone through and ripped my…
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