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Coping with the Loss of a Child on Mother’s Day


From Rheyanne Weaver of www.empowher.com: 

I never knew there was such a thing as Bereaved Mother’s Day until last month, when I lost my first child before he was even born.

I had searched for any online groups and pages dedicated to losing a child, clinging on to any reminder that I wasn’t alone in this horrible situation, and that I would someday try again.

Eventually I stumbled upon this little-known remembrance day.

Although May 1st, Bereaved Mother’s Day, is not an official holiday, one thing is for certain. With or without a holiday, mothers will never forget the loss of a child, and it can be especially painful around a major holiday — Mother’s Day — that focuses on mothers of living children.

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