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Still A Part of Us is a place where moms and dads can share the birth story of their child who was stillborn or who died in infancy. #stillmychild

Still A Part of Us is a place where moms and dads can share the birth story of their child who was stillborn or who died in infancy. #stillmychild
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United States

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Still A Part of Us is a place where moms and dads can share the birth story of their child who was stillborn or who died in infancy. #stillmychild

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English

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8013554295


Episodes

11: Advice from Hilary Erickson, an Labor & Delivery Nurse and founder of parenting website Pulling Curls

9/15/2019
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We are chatting with Hilary Erickson, an L&D nurse and founder of the popular parenting and pregnancy website and podcast, Pulling Curls. She covers how she prepares for a stillbirth or infant death, how she helps the family during this difficult time, and what she advises and encourages those families to do while at the hospital. Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at...

Duration:00:38:51

10: Lacie's advice to allow in any of the emotions that came after Summer's loss

9/1/2019
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In this advice podcast episode, mom Lacie tells how she doesn't avoid any emotions that came after losing her daughter Summer, being incredibly kind to herself in this process, and how she mothers her daughter even now. #saymybabysname Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at www.Joshwoodward.com.

Duration:01:00:43

09: Lacie's birth story of Summer, subchorionic bleeding and vaginal delivery at 20 weeks

9/1/2019
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In this birth story podcast interview, Lacie tells of her struggles with infertility and how she had gotten pregnant after giving up. She recounts how they diagnosed her with a subchorionic bleed that never resolved. Her water broke at 20 weeks and she gave birth vaginally to her daughter Summer Brynn, who likely died during birth. #stillmychild Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at...

Duration:00:48:42

08: Scott's advice to go home together immediately after infant loss

8/15/2019
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In this advice podcast episode, dad Scott tells how he and his wife Jan returned home together immediately after her daughter’s death, which was caused by complications of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). #stillmychild Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at www.Joshwoodward.com.

Duration:00:16:44

07: Scott's story of Alice's birth, eclampsia and necrotizing enterocolitis

8/15/2019
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In this birth story podcast interview, dad Scott tells how his wife Jan developed eclampsia at 32 weeks pregnant with their daughter Alice and delivered her via emergency C-section. Because Alice was premature, she was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and died 55 days later due to complications of NEC. #stillmychild Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at...

Duration:00:39:04

06: Jan's advice to prep coworkers after infant loss

8/15/2019
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In this advice podcast episode, mom Jan tells how she prepared herself and coworkers for her return after her daughter’s death, due to complications of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). #saymybabysname Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at www.Joshwoodward.com.

Duration:00:37:07

05: Jan's birth story of Alice, eclampsia, preemie diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis

8/15/2019
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In this birth story podcast interview, mom Jan tells how she developed eclampsia at 32 weeks pregnant with her daughter Alice and delivered her via emergency C-section. Because Alice was premature, she was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and died 55 days later due to complications of NEC. #stillmychild Find the complete show notes and interview transcriptions at www.stillapartofus.com. Thanks to Josh Woodward for the use of his music. Find him at www.Joshwoodward.com.

Duration:00:42:26

04: Jeff's advice to choose to cry for Jeff Jr.

8/1/2019
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Advice and Encouragement from loss dad Jeff, where he explains the steps he's taken to remember little Jeff long term, how he chooses to and gives himself permission to cry, and talking about his two kids. Host: Lee Redd Head over to our website Still A Part of Us for all information we discussed. The show was produced and edited by Winter and Lee Redd. Thanks to Josh Woodward for letting us use his song “Vanishing Note”. You can find him at www.Joshwoodward.com.

Duration:00:12:49

03: Jeff's birth story of Jeff Jr., diagnosed with bilateral renal agenesis

8/1/2019
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Dad Jeff tells, from his perspective, about his wife's 2nd pregnancy and the birth story of their son, Jeff Jr., who was diagnosed with bilateral renal agenesis, the absence of both kidneys at birth, at the 20-week ultrasound. The doctors told Bre and Jeff that Little Jeff would not live if she delivered him early or later. They decided to carry him as long as possible, and after he was born, Jeff Jr. lived for 6 hours and was able to spend time with his mom Bre, dad Jeff, and sister Murphy....

Duration:00:41:54

02: Bre's advice about creating a smell memory of her son Jeff Jr

8/1/2019
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Advice and Encouragement from loss mom Bre, where she tells us how she takes time to write about little Jeff Jr each week, how she created a smell memory while in the hospital, and about how she got a gift that keeps on giving that made a huge difference to her. Host: Winter Redd Head over to our website Still A Part of Us for all information we discussed. The show was produced and edited by Winter and Lee Redd. Thanks to Josh Woodward for letting us use his song “Vanishing Note”. You can...

Duration:00:18:50

01: Bre's birth story of Jeff Jr., diagnosed with bilateral renal agenesis

8/1/2019
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Mom Bre tells, from her perspective, about her 2nd pregnancy and the birth story of her son, Jeff Jr., who was diagnosed with bilateral renal agenesis, the absence of both kidneys at birth, at her 20-week ultrasound. The doctors told Bre and Jeff that Little Jeff would not live if she delivered him early or later. They decided to carry him as long as possible, and after he was born, Jeff Jr. lived for 6 hours and was able to spend time with his mom Bre, dad Jeff, and sister Murphy. Jeff Jr....

Duration:01:13:37

00: Why We're Doing a Podcast about Stillbirth and Infant Loss

7/23/2019
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It's nice to meet you! Thank you for joining us on our introductory episode of our podcast, Still A Part of Us. We're going to be talking about stillbirth and infant loss and asking fellow loss moms and dads to share the story of their children. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. You can find shownotes, social media links, information on how to support the podcast financially, and a sign-up...

Duration:00:17:53