I Reached Into My Pain and Pulled Out My Power


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A personal account of an African American mom who was transformed after experiencing a traumatic perinatal loss. Managing the bevy of emotions that comes with learning a pregnancy loss is imminent—from hope to heartache. Her smile quickly turned into a look of concern. “Your son’s head circumference measurements are low,” she said. & “Your baby is not progressing as he should. At 15 weeks, he is underdeveloped.” I know it sounds cliché, but it seems like yesterday when I heard those words. I have such vivid memories of the most tragic period of my life. I gave birth to a child...