Emily Carrington
Emily Carrington

Emily Carrington is a housewife and nonprofit consultant in Hillsdale, Michigan. She is also a co-founder of the start-up nonprofit organization the Early Pregnancy Loss Association. Follow her on Twitter: @ecarrington725.

How To Help Someone Experiencing A Miscarriage

Miscarriages are very common, but the frequency of the tragedy does not reduce the weight of death. Here is how you can be a support through your friends’ grief.

Let’s Put Politics Aside To Mourn With Lena Dunham Over Her Fertility Struggles

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.

Why Pregnancy Loss Should Be A Unifying Principle In The Women’s March

If organizers want to talk about reproductive rights, they need to address the widespread but completely neglected issue of pregnancy loss.

What Women Who Have Had A Miscarriage Want You To Know

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.

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Kids To Church Even When It Feels Pointless

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.

Women Have Lots More To Offer Society Than Cat Hats And Giant Unmentionables Pictures

I humbly ask more of the feminist movement—not just for the sake of womanhood, but for the sake of humanity.

Please Help Me Remember The Children I Have Lost To Miscarriage

Why do we raise awareness about pregnancy and infant loss? Because once people know the truth, they can love others who are suffering.

Lady Antebellum Star Opens Up About Her Miscarriage

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.

Why It Can Be So Hard To Choose Adoption Over Abortion

While there are many ways to separate mother from child, you can never separate a mother from her motherhood.