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July 16, 2021

Friday Five: 5 Tips to Handling Baby Showers

By Michelle Valiukenas, Colette’s mom, co-founder, and executive director of The Colette Louise Tisdahl Foundation                When you are struggling to conceive, going through fertility treatments, […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Playing the What If Game

Yes, I realize now that it seems dramatic that a global pandemic came to the U.S. as a result of my knitting, but as a loss […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Let’s Connect

Just like all of our plans have been derailed at this unprecedented time in history, we have struggled to find those connections, those things that keep […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Pivoting Again

I have found myself strangely calm about everything over the last few weeks. But, even that feeling of calm creates a sense of panic. Why am […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Bob and Weave

Parents should not bury their children. Babies go home from the hospital. Pregnancy is the happiest, most euphoric time of our lives and always results in […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Loss of Privilege

On May 31, 2018, I lost the privilege to live in a world where babies dying was not something I thought of. I lost the privilege […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Wait, What Happens if Baby Comes Home?

Most parents expecting a new baby do not think about what if baby dies, but we did. The panic and terror of every appointment and ultrasound […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Sobbing Once Again

I was tired of being a loss mom, I was tired of being anxious about a pregnancy and then how to parent a living child, I […]
July 12, 2021

Expecting But Not Pregnant: Best Day of Our Lives

So, I found that with each phone call, text message, email, social media comment, I smiled because of the love so many showed us and Colette […]