The Storm That Follows a Lost Pregnancy

October 15, 2014 2:46 PM

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When anyone mentions the freak October snowstorm of 2011, it's usually with a do-you-remember-that-crazy-time chuckle. I just laugh along, but I also have a memory from that day, one that I don't share with many people. Because the storm happened just after I gave birth to, and lost, my daughter.

After being on bed rest with episodes of heavy bleeding during my pregnancy, my body had decided it had enough. I started having contractions, and the doctors said there was nothing they could do. Babies can't survive out of the womb until at least 25 weeks gestation, and my baby was only 17. After ...

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