When Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month in 1988, he did so by quoting author Jay Neugeboren, saying "“A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child.” (3)
This proclamation marked the start a movement, breaking the silence around pregnancy loss, stillbirth and infant death.
It is so easy to feel isolated in grief and to be misunderstood. As...More Info