Part of the award-winning Grief Diaries book series, Poetry & Prose and More offers a heartfelt collection of expressive writing by 18 women as they journey through different struggles including loss, mental illness, and more. Following the principle of like cures like, sharing our stories through different hardships touches the hearts of both reader and writer. It helps us feel less alone when we know someone else understands our challenges, and our written words become a portable support group. It is comforting to know someone else understands the shoes we walk in, and the struggles we face along the way. These stories say “We survived. You can too.”
A pregnant woman is said to be expecting, but no one expects pregnancy loss. The devastation in the aftermath of losing a baby, no matter how small, can steal your breath, and leave you with more questions than answers. Why did this happen? Did I do something wrong? Will it happen again? Why don’t others understand? Why don’t I understand? Offering a rich collection of true stories by women who share their intimate journey through pregnancy loss, this book is like a portable support group. Filled with answers to poignant questions, readers facing the same challenge will discover comfort, company and hope on every page.
Part of the Grief Diaries series dedicated to offering comfort, company and hope in the aftermath of life’s challenges and losses, Grief Diaries: Loss of an Infant is a collection of intimate and candid narrations from different writers about their journey through losing a child ranging in age from birth up to 24 months. In chapter one, each writer bravely penned the moment when their familiar lives disappeared along with their baby’s last breath. The writers were then presented with intimate questions pertaining to their loss, and their responses are compiled within the individual chapters. These narrations are unabridged, as every voice is unique. But no matter the differences, the stories contained in each Grief Diaries book is a treasured reminder that none of us walk the journey alone. Welcome to the Grief Diaries village, where grief transcends all differences and unites us in the aftermath. Welcome, bereaved friend, to company, comfort and hope.