This podcast is for fellow grieving women who have suffered pregnancy loss - miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. The mission of this podcast is to assist you to come through this cruel twist of fate, with as much psychological fortitude, compassion for yourself and connection with others as possible, using wisdom, knowledge and insights sourced from interviewing experts and specialists in the fields commonly accessed by grieving mothers. Sharing these little gems will allow you to navigate the long journey ahead. Don’t let the darkness swallow you, don’t let yourself do this alone.
How faith and loss can intersect, with Senator Keneally
In the Season finale of The Glimmer Podcast, Dr Ashleigh Smith interviews Senator Kristina Keneally about her life after losing her daughter Caroline through stillbirth, political activism and spearheading the Stillbirth Inquiry. The 2018 Senate Inquiry...
The International organization working to reduce baby-loss
During this episode of The Glimmer Podcast, Dr Ashleigh Smith (founder of The Glimmer Project and 3 week online Glimmer program for women who have experienced stillbirth or neonatal loss) interviews Claire Storey - a board member for the International...
How baby loss impacts your marriage or relationship
Zelda Language is a Counselling Psychologist in South Africa. She has many years of experience and is currently in the process of establishing a Wellness Centre for families who have suffered pregnancy or infant loss named the Manaheim Healing centre....
How to utilize a surrogate after pregnancy loss - with Jenn Hepton
This episode begins with the difficult journey travelled by Jenn Hepton – an incredible and resilient woman who has experienced more heartache then many people could ever imagine. If you are feeling fragile today and worry that hearing stories of loss...
Grief gaslighting!? Are you doing it to yourself?
Dr Ashleigh Smith interviews Annabel Bower – author of the heartfelt book ‘Miles Apart’ which aims to support mothers navigating grief after the loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy or infancy and gives practical and emotional advice on coping with...
Ep 3: Learn to Hold Space for families grieving miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn loss
This episode discusses grief after pregnancy loss, holding space, post-traumatic growth, liminal space and recommendations for further reading. Dr Ashleigh Smith interviews Heather plett - an expert on grief. Heather lost her mother in recent times and...
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The conversation we all need
I’m loving these episodes. So powerful insightful, and useful. I’ve been feeling the difference in how I’m managing my own grief that I’ve tried to ignore for years, realising that instead I need to let myself heal properly. Thanks so much for bringing us these conversations Ashleigh! X
Once again a sensitive and informative conversation about the scope of this sad topic 🙏. A great insight for all of us to share and better support our loved ones. Congratulations on episode 4 Ashleigh 💕
Glad I found this :)