Embracing Self-Love Through Pregnancy and Infant Loss

The journey of pregnancy and parenthood is often depicted as a time of joy, anticipation, and love. However, for those who have experienced the heart-wrenching loss of a pregnancy or an infant, this journey takes on a profoundly different shape. At Share Parents of Utah, we understand the challenges that come with pregnancy and infantContinue reading “Embracing Self-Love Through Pregnancy and Infant Loss”

How I Navigated Bitterness Toward Pregnant Friends After My Loss

Written By: Redlynn Kaufmann-Townsend When I had my first miscarriage, three of my friends were pregnant.  We had been friends since high school, and while our lives had taken divergent paths, we had remained friends through college and boyfriends and broken hearts and nutty professors and new boyfriends and fiancés. We were bridesmaids at eachContinue reading “How I Navigated Bitterness Toward Pregnant Friends After My Loss”

Naming and Honoring Our Miscarried Babies Years Later

After experiencing a miscarriage, it can be difficult to know how to grieve. Many parents, like my partner and I, may even push away the pain, feeling as if it somehow shouldn’t hurt since the loss happened early on. But after two miscarriages, I learned that a loss is a loss, and it is neverContinue reading “Naming and Honoring Our Miscarried Babies Years Later”