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Our previous lives change forever…

June marks the anniversary month of the very first Rainbow Parent Support Group meeting. The year was 1982, and a core group of four very young parents had been working on organizing this program for almost eight months. Sadly, gratefully, … Continue reading

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A New Year – A New Beginning

The year 2016, has been excruciatingly painful for many families. It has been a year of loss, anxiety and sadness. I have met many bereaved families locally during this past year and Rainbow has also welcomed families from around the … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month: October 2016

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou -This photo was provided by Dawn and Issacc Ikener, in loving memory of their son, Keiran Michael.   October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. … Continue reading

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It Truly Takes a Village

It Truly Takes a Village of Love and Support I am often reminded that every pregnancy loss and infant death is unique. Each baby has his or her own identity based on our individuality, our histories, our hopes and dreams, … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye to the month of May

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States, created for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. But recent tradition has grown to also make this a holiday for remembering all … Continue reading

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Thinking about Mother’s Day

A friend recently told me that she does not celebrate holidays. She had suffered much loss over the previous two years and felt that she no longer had any energy left for anything other than the most necessary aspects of … Continue reading

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A Bereaved Mother’s Love, Support and Remembrance

All of us as bereaved parents, hope to find ways to commemorate and remember our babies who have died. For some parents, this means telling our stories to family and friends, donating money to supportive causes, writing books, or doing … Continue reading

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