tw: infant loss
By Alison Baron
I am 1 in 8. I am 1 in 4. I share a badge with two clubs. Two clubs that no one should have to be a member of. Infertility brings feelings of defeat and grief. Infant loss brings a whole new meaning to bereavement and grief. Each October is Infant Loss and Remembrance month. In honor of all the mamas who are unfortunate to be a part of this club I would like to share my story.
Santiago Jose Perez-Barron was born on July 7 at 8:36 a.m., weighing an adorable 7 pounds and measuring 21 inches in length. He had chubby cheeks and his mother’s nose. And although he struggled a bit right out of the gate, he persevered like a champ, made huge improvements in his first 24 hours of life, and was even breastfeeding well during his first day. Continue Reading…