90: Parenting a Dead Child with Rachel Whalen
Writer and kindergarten teacher Rachel Whalen is a mother to many, but has just one living child. After two miscarriages and the unexpected stillbirth of her daughter, Dorothy, Rachel conceived and delivered her daughter Frances. Today, we're talking about the differences between parenting a dead child vs. a living one, what makes grieving parents want to try to conceive again after miscarriage and stillbirth, and the powerful message Rachel has for grieving parents who are pregnant. Also this week, I'm talking about the concept of life-rejection and sharing a passage from my new book Permission to Grieve.
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