Lena Dunham’s story should bring forth compassion. This is the story of a 31-year-old woman who has longed to bear children for more than half her life.
If organizers want to talk about reproductive rights, they need to address the widespread but completely neglected issue of pregnancy loss.
At our weakest, we had no social script to lean on and no ritual to follow, because the rules for pregnancy loss have been different than all other types of death.
Every Sunday families face the monumental challenge of getting out the door and to the service on time. In our house the baby always needs something right as it is time to leave.
I humbly ask more of the feminist movement—not just for the sake of womanhood, but for the sake of humanity.
Why do we raise awareness about pregnancy and infant loss? Because once people know the truth, they can love others who are suffering.
Hillary Scott touched the hurting hearts of millions, identifying with the many who long to hold the baby they never knew while navigating a culture that doesn’t notice their loss.
While there are many ways to separate mother from child, you can never separate a mother from her motherhood.
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