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Episode Info: You've probably heard of a labor doula. Someone who stays by your side throughout the labor and delivery and afterbirth process to provide physical and emotional support. A bereavement doula is just how it sounds, someone to stay by your side while you grieve the loss of your baby. I had never heard of a bereavement doula but after getting acquainted with Kathleen Garcia, I'm glad that there is someone out who wants to help parents walk through one of the hardest of life's experiences: the loss of a child. Kathleen says that she never wants a Mom to have to suffer alone.     In this episode: Dealing with grief Dealing with miscarrriage Dads are often shut out and not allowed the same space to grieve. "rainbow baby" "A loss is a loss at any stage" "Miscarriage is a labor and a birth." HG and abortion HG and loss Stillbirthday.com: Find a doula, get support, become certified to help others Beyond Morning Sickness: This book was like a balm to my soul after having HG. Just knowing that you are not alone is a comfort. October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. To connect with Kathleen, visit her website here: http://kgempoweringmothers.com/ She also has an etsy shop here: Oils Of The RainbowRead more »

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