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Still A Part of Us: A podcast about pregnancy loss, stillbirth, and infant loss

Jul 12, 2021

Dad Matt shares the birth story of his son Owen David at 26 weeks and his subsequent death a few hours after he was born. His wife Lori Ann had a cerclage put in earlier, but her water broke at 21 weeks. Lori Ann stayed on bed rest till 24 weeks and was admitted to the hospital so they could do everything...


Jul 5, 2021

Lori Ann tells of her journey through infertility, miscarriage, and complications with her next pregnancy, which included putting in a cerclage due to an incompetent cervix and later her water breaking at 21 weeks. Instead of terminating the pregnancy, Lori Ann and her husband Matt decided to wait to see what would...


Jun 21, 2021

Parents Bianca and Michael share their experience of delivering their stillborn son Jalen during the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. They also share things that have helped them grieve and mourn and celebrate their son, who was stillborn at 20 weeks and 6 days. They also share some helpful things that people did...


Jun 13, 2021

Dad Michael tells the story of the birth of his son Jalen Jeremiah during the COVID-19 pandemic. His wife Bianca had an incompetent cervix and they put in a cerclage, but it failed. When the medical team was trying to remove the cerclage, they broke the water, and they had to deliver their son at 20 weeks and 6...


Jun 6, 2021

Mom Bianca tells of her pregnancy with her 3rd child, Jalen Jeremiah, and complications with her cervix, which led her medical provider putting in a cerclage around 20 weeks. Some of the stitches had come out, causing Bianca a lot of pain and the beginning of labor. Jalen did not survive the birth and was stillborn on...