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Photo by Franco Pecchio

By Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

Late last year, I had a miscarriage at eight weeks. Almost exactly six months later, my husband, my three-year-old son, and I temporarily relocated to Kenya for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

These two events — a sorrowful loss and an exhilarating opportunity — are inextricably linked. (more…)

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Photo by Kate Ter Haar

Photo by Kate Ter Haar

By Debbie Gin

Almost ten years ago, I endured one of the most painful experiences in my life.  Twice.  We lost our first child at 8 weeks in utero; we eventually named her Cadence.  Then less than a year later, we lost Nathanial at 10 weeks in utero. (more…)

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By Joy Wong

In the last month, I’ve come to really dislike the word miscarriage. It sounds too much like the words “mistake” or “misstep,” implying that somebody is responsible for what happened. The word miscarriage also suggests the question of “who miscarried the baby?”, usually assigning blame to the mom. Of course, early miscarriages do go by another name – spontaneous abortion. Can’t say I’m a big fan of that term either.
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