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When a Child Dies: A Special Interview

AfterTalk’s Blog Talk Radio brings you a special interview with the authors of “Meaningful Moments: Ritual and Reflection When a Child Dies.” AfterTalk Co-Founder Lisa Bogatin interviews authors Rana Limbo and Kathie Kobler on BlogTalk Radio’s AfterTalk Live Dr. Danai Papadatou describes the book in these terms: “These ‘meaningful moments’ are not measurable, but fully

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Send Comfort, Flowers and Gifts


Send Comfort, Flowers and Gifts


Stillbirth: A Grief Poem

Stillbirth by Laure-Anne Bosselaar On a platform, I heard someone call out your name: No, Laetitia, no. It wasn’t my train—the doors were closing, but I rushed in, searching for your face. But no Laetitia. No. No one in that car could have been you, but I rushed in, searching for your face: no longer

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Send Comfort, Flowers and Gifts


Send Comfort, Flowers and Gifts


Still Grieving After All These Years…

Still Grieving After All These Years, OR, When Your Emotional Drain is Clogged I imagine your first thought, as a reader, is: “Wow Caitlin, that is a pretty terrible title. I thought you were supposed to be good at this writing thing?” Well, a) thank you for checking in… and b) I have selective writer’s

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Send Comfort, Flowers and Gifts