12 episodes

Pregnancy loss support and connection in the heartbreak of terminating a wanted pregnancy for medical reasons (TFMR). Interviews with real TFMR parents & grief support and stories from professionals, released bi-monthly. To join our support community go to: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup.html

Our TFMR Stories Sabrina Fletcher, Pregnancy Loss Doula

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Pregnancy loss support and connection in the heartbreak of terminating a wanted pregnancy for medical reasons (TFMR). Interviews with real TFMR parents & grief support and stories from professionals, released bi-monthly. To join our support community go to: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup.html

    T18 diagnosis & abortion for medical reasons and grieving in a time of collective grief and genocide. Liz shares her story.

    T18 diagnosis & abortion for medical reasons and grieving in a time of collective grief and genocide. Liz shares her story.

    Liz tells her story of receiving an Edward's Syndrome (also known as T18) diagnosis and coming up against restrictive abortion laws and little understanding in the abortion space for her pregnancy loss. She also shares her experience with grieving during a time of massive loss with the Palestinian genocide.

    Resources mentioned:The TFMR Support Circle, our free Facebook group for termination for medical reasons (TFMR) parents which you can apply to join here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup

    The Brazilian movie "Incompatible with Life"

    **If you are a bereaved TFMR parent looking for group grief support, I invite you to check out our upcoming grief circles starting in May 2024 https://www.theTFMRdoula.com/ascend-apply

    And if you would like to share your TFMR Story on "Our TFMR Stories," email me here to find out more: sabrina at theTFMRdoula dot com

    Music clip:Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 48 min
    Robin shares her TFMR for a giant omphalocele story & TTC (trying to conceive) again after loss

    Robin shares her TFMR for a giant omphalocele story & TTC (trying to conceive) again after loss

    Robin Imholte, a TFMR mom and mom to a rainbow baby born after loss, tells her story of her baby's giant omphalocele diagnosis, a condition where organs are developing (or very poorly developing) outside of the body cavity. She shares her struggle with TTC (trying to conceive) after the death of her baby Ellie.

    Resources mentioned:The TFMR Support Circle, our free Facebook group for termination for medical reasons (TFMR) parents which you can apply to join here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup

    Mira Fertility Tracker (Robin's recommendation)https://www.miracare.com

    **Also, if you are a bereaved TFMR parent, I invite you to check out our upcoming RETREAT on April 4 through 7th, 2024 https://www.theTFMRdoula.com/tfmr-retreat

    And if you would like to share your TFMR Story on "Our TFMR Stories," email me here to find out more: sabrina at theTFMRdoula dot com

    Music clip:Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr
    Sex and Intimacy after TFMR w/ Kate Carson

    Sex and Intimacy after TFMR w/ Kate Carson

    Sex and intimacy after a traumatic baby loss/pregnancy loss can be HARD, and can create opportunities for healing. Kate Carson, baby loss coach, shares FIVE impediments to intimacy after TFMR pregnancy loss and some beautiful tools and practices to gently come back into your body and sensuality.

    Resources mentioned:1st Program opportunity!Join Kate and Sabrina at our IN-PERSON TFMR RETREAT, April 4th to 7th in Tepoztlan, Morelos, Mexico, a beautiful healing mountain town outside Mexico City. More info here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/tfmr-retreat

    2nd Program opportunity!Learn more and apply to join our next TFMR grief circle program Ascend here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/ascend-apply

    FREE supportApply to join our free Facebook group for termination for medical reasons (TFMR) parents: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup

    OTHER LINKS MENTIONED:To find out more about Kate Carson and her Baby Loss Coaching, go to nightbloomcoaching.com

    Kate also helps to admin another TFMR support group, Ending a Wanted Pregnancy. To find out more and apply to join this closed Facebook group: endingawantedpregnancy.com

    And if you would like to share your TFMR Story on "Our TFMR Stories," email me here to find out more: sabrina at theTFMRdoula dot com

    Music clip:Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Are you isolating in the grief of TFMR pregnancy loss?

    Are you isolating in the grief of TFMR pregnancy loss?

    Are you isolating in the grief of TFMR pregnancy loss? Listen to hear about 3 reasons WHY you may be isolating and how to care for yourself in this isolating experience.

    Resources mentioned:Learn more and apply to join the upcoming TFMR grief circle program Ascend here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/ascend-apply

    My free Facebook group for termination for medical reasons (TFMR) parents which you can apply to join here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup

    And if you would like to share your TFMR Story on "Our TFMR Stories," email me here to find out more: sabrina at theTFMRdoula dot com

    Music clip:Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 19 min
    Getting Through the Holidays with Love and Grief

    Getting Through the Holidays with Love and Grief

    Grief can be especially hard around the holidays and through the new year with expectations to be "joyful" and "cheerful." In this episode I answer questions from other TFMR parents in the community about getting through the holidays. You'll hear 4 main tips PLUS an explanation of "Grieving in 4D."

    This episode was originally recorded as a live video in the TFMR Support Circle Facebook group. Apply to join us here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/facebookgroup to listen to episodes early.

    Other links mentioned:Get your free copy of the guide "Self-care in the Grief of TFMR" here: http://www.thetfmrdoula.com/tfmr-self-care

    Special holiday support package with a 1:1 session AND "Peace of Mind: Audio mindfulness program for TFMR parents" here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/holiday-support

    Music clip:Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 21 min
    Twin loss and making memories for TFMR for T21 - Lia's story

    Twin loss and making memories for TFMR for T21 - Lia's story

    After losing one baby early into a twin pregnancy, Lia then received a poor prenatal diagnosis of T21 (Down Syndrome) with her surviving twin. She recounts how she made memories and connections even in the hardest time between diagnosis and decision and ending her wanted pregnancy.

    And to join our upcoming TFMR support group program, Ascend apply here: https://www.thetfmrdoula.com/ascend-apply

    Sunday group starting Nov. 5th 2023 and Wednesday group starting Nov. 8th 2023

    • 45 min

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