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.
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...
Avoiding the 'grief traps' after pregnancy and newborn loss
The interview opens talking about the famous TedX talk that Alana did about grief and the stillbirth of her son, Ben (which was almost 10 years ago). She talks about how grief has shaped her life.
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Exactly what I needed
I lost my firstborn child to complications in May 2020 and am extremely thankful for this podcast. Dr. Ashleigh Smith urges listeners to “keep going, keep going”, and every time she says it I well up with tears and smile, because some days that’s all I can try to do. Thank you Ashleigh!