Her Baby Died--5 Things NOT to Say + Bonus Tip
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It's October and in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, we are sharing some of the worst things people have said to us and other moms and dads that have lost a baby either by stillbirth or infant death, so you know what NOT to say (and what to say) to a loss mom or loss dad.
If you're a loss mom/loss dad, what are some of the things you've heard that you would recommend people NOT say?
- Check out Winter's interview with Nicole at Mamas and Misses about Pregnancy After Loss (PAL): https://youtu.be/DP7jLdkbX1U
- Shout-out to Ashlee of Presentlee for words of wisdom and beautiful, encouraging jewelry. See their mission and shop here: https://www.presentlee.com/ @presentlee
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- 00:00 What?!?
- 01:00 Disclaimer
- 01:16 Why would you say that?!?
- 02:20 Are you kidding me?!?
- 03:36 Yikes!
- 04:03 I can't believe you just said that!
- 04:53 Oh c'mon!
- 06:29 BONUS!
- 08:06 Last advice
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