For those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of a child within the first year, healing can come slowly. Naming the Child offers stories of hope and wisdom from the experiences of many parents who've been where you are. You're not alone in your grief. This resource will also help you find ways to honor and remember your child, as you find comfort from the stories of others.
Hope and healing for those who suddenly find themselves in the most terrible sort of grief For those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or the loss of a baby within the first year, this gentle resource offers: stories of hope and wisdom; practical advice and guidance, based on the experience of many; comfort and ways to honor and remember. Naming the Child creates a community of love and support for bereaving parents and siblings after the loss of a baby, written with a light touch and sensitive spirit. "When I was nineteen weeks pregnant with my second child, Emma, I had a miscarriage. Its impossible to know ahead of time how such an experience will impact you or your marriage. I recognized many of the challenges I faced in Naming the Child. I can say with confidence that this is an amazing resource." Amy Wilson lawyer and mother of three
Jenny Schroedel has published essays and book reviews in a variety of magazines, including Books & Culture, Portland Magazine, and First Things. This is her fifth book. She lives in Hawaii with her husband John, an Orthodox priest, and their two daughters.