Posts Tagged ‘loss of twins’

Linda Leonard has created an amazing, comprehensive resource regarding multiple births in British Columbia, Canada 🇨🇦️ and beyond. This in depth brochure will be of interest to parents expecting twins or more, grandparents, healthcare professionals, researchers, grieving parents, and any one else with an interest in multiple births. Lots of information and resources re breastfeeding of multiples. I am so excited about this valuable brochure. Check it out here: https://nursing.ubc.ca/pdfs/twinstripletsandmore.pdf


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Kim Weatherall owner of Beyond Your Office has profiled Lynda.  If you are interested in learning more, please look at the following Link.


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When grieving the loss of a baby or babies, maybe reading is the last thing we feel like doing.  In time, when things feel a little different, it may be helpful to have some titles to search out for comfort and connection.  Here are some suggestions for your consideration when you have the need.  I am so sorry for your loss:

Life Touches Life:  A Mother’s Story of Stillbirth and Healing, by Lorraine Ash, Newsage Press

Life After Loss, by Bob Deits, Fisher Books

Forever Our Angels, by Hannah Stone, www.lulu.com

Remembering Our Angels: Personal Stories of Healing from a Pregnancy Loss, by Hannah Stone, http://www.lulu.com

When a Baby Dies: A Handbook for Healing and Helping, by Rana K. Limbo & Sara Rich Wheeler, RTS Bereavement Services

Miscarriage, Women Sharing from the Heart, by Marie Allen & Shelly Marks, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby, by Deborah L. Davis, Fulcrum Publishing

The Worst Loss:  How Families Heal from the Death of a Child, by Barbara D. Rosof, Henry Holt & Co.

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In a tragic farm accident, the Bott Family of Alberta lost their three young daughters.  If you would like to support the family in any way, you can do so at the above link.   Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to this family at this devastating time.

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If you are wondering about any long term effects of twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) Google “twin to twin transfusion syndrome long term effects.”  What comes up is very helpful and may be of use/interest to you.

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For parents who have lost one, more or all of their babies, The Ottawa Citizen did the following interview with me:


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If you are looking for bereavement support for the loss of one, more or all your multiple -birth infants or children, are a bereaved grandparent or surviving co-multiple, there are two terrific Canadian sites to consider:

My own at http://www.jumelle.ca

and Canada’s only national support organization Multiple Births Canada’s Loss Support Registry at http://www.multiplebirthscanada.org

Your go-to places for bereavement support for understanding, resources, information and connection.

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