What Happens When An Eighteen Year Old Has A Miscarriage?

by Mandy Pagano I imagine a girl. I picture strawberry blonde curls bouncing off small, rounded shoulders and a dimpled smile that lights up a room. I envision a smattering of freckles dancing across cheeks the color of buttercream. Sadly, all I have is my imagination. I never had the opportunity to hold my baby…

What do I say – She Had a Miscarriage?

A friend of mine had a miscarriage and here is her story.  Thank You my sweet friend! I can’t say that I was completely unprepared for the news. After all, I had been bleeding for two days before my scheduled eight week prenatal appointment. Deep down I knew something was wrong but I had been…

Grieving Three Miscarriages

I am a follower of Jesus Christ, mom to two teenagers, and wife to my high school sweetheart.  My career in oncology social work affords me many opportunities to encourage and support others in times of distress. I also enjoy playing the piano, leading our middle school youth group, and creating crochet gifts for others. …

God Was With Me Through It All

My heart danced when my Dad made a baby bed out of wood for my dolls.   All I ever wanted to be when I grew up was to be a Mamma. In time I would learn that God and I were not on the same page.  His timing was not my timing when it came…