Stories — miscarriage

A Confession to Start “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness” Month

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A Confession to Start “Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness” Month

Life has me quiet on social media these days.  I completed my first trimester with my rainbow but I’m still waiting on that second trimester energy every other mama tells me about.  When I finally have some free time, all I want to do is rest.   Today is October 1st, the start of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month.  So even though I’m exhausted from supporting and cooking for my hubby and his buddies at the racetrack all weekend AND emptying and cleaning our rented RV, I’m going to put off rest to share with you a confession. My...

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The Day of the D&C

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The Day of the D&C

I posted this photo today on Instagram.  The caption reads: “The slight smile on my lips can’t hide the grief in my eyes. Rolling into my D&C a year ago today (5/31/2017). I get pretty loopy coming out of anesthesia, and my conscious came to crying out, “Did you see my baby?! Did you see my baby?!?!?” “ Finding out you miscarried, no matter how early, is traumatic.  Going through the process of actually passing the baby is an equally traumatic, drawn out process.  Some women pass the baby on their own.  Others need help in the case of a...

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Officially in business!

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Officially in business!

Yesterday was an exciting day—I participated as a vendor at a local SCORE women’s networking breakfast!  SCORE hosts this breakfast every other month and when I went to the March breakfast, I thought for sure Invisibaby would be ready to go by then.  HA!  Setting up a business right takes time.  But, I stayed up until 2:30 am that morning getting enough last minute prep ready that I could have a decent vendor table for people to visit.  I was so nervous about how Invisibaby and my attitude toward pregnancy and infant loss would be received.  I’m happy to say...

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May: The month I miscarried

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I woke up today with the all-too-familiar anxiety jitters, a strong reminder that the month of May will never be the same for me again. May has always been an exciting month—it’s my birthday month (and I’m someone who loves celebrating my birthday)! It’s also my mom’s birthday and my cousin’s birthday. May always meant the school year was coming to an end. I graduated college in May. My husband Zak and I usually take a vacation in May (for my birthday, lol). And we have our annual pool party in May. Plus, I live in San Diego, so the weather...

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