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When the Bough Breaks

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Babies die. It’s a terrible truth, but a truth nonetheless.
Much has been written on grief and loss, but little focuses on the unique devastation that threatens to crush a family and those close to them after the loss of an anticipated baby.
Our second pregnancy culminated in a joyous birth, and began a life that lasted 2200 minutes. Labouring through our baby’s dying was
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Kindle Edition, 135 pages
Published December 26th 2016
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Janet Sketchley
Nothing can prepare parents for the pain of losing an infant, either during pregnancy or following the birth. Bobbi Junior’s brief memoir about the death of her second child shortly after birth is, on the one hand, one couple’s personal story, and on the other hand, a window on how friends and loved ones can offer support to the grieving parents.

Told in short, conversational chapters, each charmingly illustrated by Ramona Furst, this is a quick read with a good take-away. Readers learn some of t
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