8 episodes

We are here to love, support, and dignify the women and families who have suffered early pregnancy loss.Through story-telling and educational interviews the Hope Blooms podcast helps us build a community so that no one suffers miscarriage alone.Hope Blooms is a production of the Early Pregnancy Loss Association

Hope Blooms Early Pregnancy Loss Association

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We are here to love, support, and dignify the women and families who have suffered early pregnancy loss.Through story-telling and educational interviews the Hope Blooms podcast helps us build a community so that no one suffers miscarriage alone.Hope Blooms is a production of the Early Pregnancy Loss Association

    Kathryn's Story

    Kathryn's Story

    Kathryn joins us to share her story of the death of her dear Theodora at 16 weeks gestation. 

    • 34 min
    Support Groups and Service: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support (From the Archives)

    Support Groups and Service: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support (From the Archives)

    In this edition of the Hope Blooms podcast, we revisit an archived episode from January 2019. Emily is joined by Patti Budnick of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support to discuss their wonderful organization. Share is the national organization discussed in our last episode with Metro-Detroit Share. 

     Emily and Ms. Budnick talk about the needs of families after child loss and how Share seeks to address those needs.

    • 21 min
    Support Groups and Service: Metro Detroit Share

    Support Groups and Service: Metro Detroit Share

    Emily and Maria host Angie Winton of Metro-Detroit Share to talk about the benefits of support groups after pregnancy loss. In addition to these support groups, Metro-Detroit Share also offers many amazing services throughout Michigan. 

    Over the last three years EPLA and MDS have partnered to distribute 1,500 miscarriage care kits. 

    For more information check out:  https://www.metrodetroitshare.org/
    For national information visit: https://nationalshare.org/

    • 30 min
    Emily's Story

    Emily's Story

    In this episode Emily Carrington, EPLA Executive Director and Co-Founder, shares the story of her three miscarriages and what led her to start EPLA. 

    • 23 min
    Others Who Grieve: An Interview with Nancy Kingma, Part 4

    Others Who Grieve: An Interview with Nancy Kingma, Part 4

    As a nurse and therapist, Nancy Kingma RN, LLP, LPC, NCC, offers her insight to the grief of grandparents and children experiencing pregnancy loss. This is a the fourth episode of a four part series. 
    This interview was recorded in 2019 as part of a four part series examining miscarriage care and the grief families experience after loss.

    • 26 min
    A Father's Grief: An Interview with Nancy Kingma, Part 3

    A Father's Grief: An Interview with Nancy Kingma, Part 3

    As a nurse and therapist, Nancy Kingma RN, LLP, LPC, NCC, offers her insight to the grief of a father experiencing pregnancy loss. This is a the third episode of a four part series. 
    This interview was recorded in 2019 as part of a four part series examining miscarriage care and the grief families experience after loss.

    • 17 min