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Baby Dust by Deanna Roy
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Sep 18, 11

Read from September 11 to 18, 2011

This book is a great read for anyone that has experienced the loss of a baby to miscarriage.
It's very sad in places but incredibly accurate. Having lost three to miscarriage myself, I could totally relate to this book.
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Deanna Roy
“Melinda settled back against the bricks. Just go in. Let me escape. Jake would interrogate her, no doubt. Maybe she should just never go home. Get a job again and be independent. Avoid the thought of having babies. Or failing at it.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“One part of her knew this was crazy. But most of her didn’t care.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“Most women found that the few weeks after a miscarriage were extremely fertile, as if the body wanted to quickly rectify its mistake.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“, repeatedly visiting the online baby calendar to see what stage of growth the baby would have been in.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“Jake put his phone away and clasped her hand. “I think we should lobby for a bill to make it illegal for pregnant and non-pregnant women to be in the same doctor’s office,” he said.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“But the cry of a baby the minute she yanked open the front door tightened her chest so hard she could scarcely catch her breath. Her baby was dead. Theirs weren’t.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust

Deanna Roy
“I lost our babies for us,” she croaked. “My body wouldn’t hold them.”
Deanna Roy, Baby Dust


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Lizzie Bissett This looks good but sad...


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