9 episodes

At Love & Loss we aim to shed light on pregnancy and infant loss. We talk with parents and specialists in the loss community as they give us insight to their experiences and expertise. Love & Loss is not a substitute for clinical therapy. We encourage all grieving families to seek council from a specialist.

Love & Loss Joy Van Staalduinen

    • Parenting
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

At Love & Loss we aim to shed light on pregnancy and infant loss. We talk with parents and specialists in the loss community as they give us insight to their experiences and expertise. Love & Loss is not a substitute for clinical therapy. We encourage all grieving families to seek council from a specialist.

    Sarah Shaw: Multiple Miscarriages

    Sarah Shaw: Multiple Miscarriages

    • 45 min
    Nicole Imperial: Keanu's Story

    Nicole Imperial: Keanu's Story

    • 56 min
    Jana Wells: Multiple Losses

    Jana Wells: Multiple Losses

    Jana Wells is a 40 year mother of three daughters who challenge her everyday and lives every minute. She is a clergy partner, as she puts it, “we were both called.” Jana has experienced two miscarriages and her pregnancies were all rough. She is a homeschool mom and volunteers her time with her church choir and with the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church as a youth leader.

    in this episode she shares of her multiple pregnancies and two experiences with miscarriage.

    • 38 min
    Chainie Jackson: Toby's Story

    Chainie Jackson: Toby's Story

    Chainie Jackson is a primary school teacher who resides in Northhamtonshire, England. She is married to Jake and is a mother to angel baby, Tobias. In this episode, she shares her story of pregnancy, delivery, and the passing of her beautiful baby boy.

    • 50 min
    Sarah Swandell: Pregnancy After Loss

    Sarah Swandell: Pregnancy After Loss

    Rev. Sarah Swandell is a writer, songwriter, and new mom. She was ordained an elder in the United Methodist Church in 2017. Find her at sarahswandell.com. Sarah and her husband, Jordan, lost their first child to miscarriage. They are parents to a child in heaven, as well as a little girl on earth.

    • 45 min
    Stephanie Eaton: An Angel Twin

    Stephanie Eaton: An Angel Twin

    Stephanie Eaton is a speech-language pathologist who is currently a stay-at-home mom and obsessive sanitizer for her 23 week gestation surviving twin Ryan. Stephanie and her husband, Jason, hope to help others through sharing the story of their beloved son and Ryan’s guardian angel, Andrew.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

NeighborLove ,

Third episode: wow!

The interview with Erin Roesch was so vivid, heartbreaking, and somehow uplifting. Really appreciate the theological reflections and the brutal honesty. Thank you, Joy, for helping those of us in the “loss family”! 🙏🏽

cadarad ,

Amazing story

Joy has such an amazing story that she is sharing to help others. She is authentic in her story telling and it is uplifting to know she has turned her grief into a beautiful thing. I’m looking forward to future stories!

little.dasha ,

Love and Loss

Excellent First podcast! So helpful to hear you describe your reality!I am so glad Sweet-pea was loved, lived, and is remembered with honor. I love you Joy! May the Lord use sweet-peas life to bring healing to many!

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