Miscarriage and infant loss, or the death of a child, is one of the most isolating, painful, and difficult life events to deal with. This book is our best effort to wrap you in our arms and let you know: You are NOT alone.
Sunshine After the Storm is an amazing answer to aide in the struggle to survive. With heartfelt stories on many of the various topics and issues mothers face, you will feel surrounded by others who ‘get it.’ ~Sherokee Ilse, author of Empty Arms. “A compelling read from start to finish, this supportive guide to navigating pregnancy and infant loss will arm you with life-changing tools that will help you feel part of a dynamic community. The complexities of pregnancy and infant loss are explored by survivors themselves rendering this must-read book a first hand personal narrative that invites people to feel less alone in the aftermath of such devastating experiences. Grief knows no timeline and this thoughtful book does an exceptional job of explicating ways that society could more sensitively embody this concept by normalizing the spectrum of mourning. Profound losses create seismic changes in self-image, relationships, and overall identity. Many women blame themselves for their reproductive hardships and harbor monumental shame as a result. Contributors delve into crevices of their minds and hearts and courageously express the complexities of their processes- journeys that should be shared and not silenced, providing enlivening inspiration and raw accounts of how life perspectives are invariably altered in the wake of loss. This accessible guide provides valuable tips and resources for grieving families which serve as a grounding way to acknowledge the pain, ease the grief, and explore pockets of hope.
A vital resource for anyone who has experienced these kinds of losses and those who love them.
– Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist and writer specializing in women’s reproductive health
“There is no other book out there like this for grieving mothers. Not only do these mothers share their stories, but they also provide hope, encouragement, and ideas to help other mothers who are struggling through their pain.”
~Robin Bear, October15th.com