36 episodes

Pause to Remember is a podcast and community where healthcare providers share their grief journeys after pregnancy and infant loss. By normalizing difficult conversations, providers openly share their unique experiences and offer resources to preserve their careers, relationships, and well-being while honoring the memory of their baby.

Pause to Remember: Providers Sharing Loss Stories Amy Pelkey, MSN, CRNA, RYT 200

    • Health & Fitness
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Pause to Remember is a podcast and community where healthcare providers share their grief journeys after pregnancy and infant loss. By normalizing difficult conversations, providers openly share their unique experiences and offer resources to preserve their careers, relationships, and well-being while honoring the memory of their baby.

    36. Reiki for Grief and Holistic Healthcare with Kristin Krebs, CRNA

    36. Reiki for Grief and Holistic Healthcare with Kristin Krebs, CRNA

    Discover how Reiki, an ancient energy healing technique, can support those navigating the overwhelming emotions of grief following pregnancy and infant loss. Join the conversation as Kristin Krebs, BSN, MSN, CRNA, APHN-BC, a nurse anesthetist and Reiki practitioner, shares her personal journey and insights on integrating Reiki into clinical practice and everyday life to promote mindfulness, reduce stress, and foster emotional balance.Click on links mentioned in the show:Integrated Health...

    • 45 min
    35. Compassionate Guidance: Navigating TFMR & Grief With Mandy Wannarka, LICSW

    35. Compassionate Guidance: Navigating TFMR & Grief With Mandy Wannarka, LICSW

    Host Amy Pelkey speaks with Mandy Wannarka, LICSW, PMH-C, RYT-200, a therapist specializing in supporting mothers and couples through the difficult journey of pregnancy and infant loss, including making the decision to terminate a pregnancy for medical reasons (TFMR). Mandy shares insights from her career in social work, focusing on her experience with the perinatal population in hospital settings and now in her outpatient mental health practice called Mindful Wellbeing Clinic in Coon Rapids,...

    • 1 hr
    34. Support in Scrubs: Navigating Divorce and Loss as Healthcare Providers with Kelly Powers, CRNA & Divorce Coach

    34. Support in Scrubs: Navigating Divorce and Loss as Healthcare Providers with Kelly Powers, CRNA & Divorce Coach

    Kelly Powers, CRNA and Divorce Coach, offers invaluable insights and guidance for those facing the daunting prospect of a crumbling marriage amidst the burden of losing a baby.The episode touches on several key points:Kelly's Personal Journey: Kelly shares her own challenging divorce experience and how it led to her career as a divorce coach.Compounded Grief: The discussion explores how divorce can intensify grief, especially after pregnancy or infant loss, and the reluctance of healt...

    • 44 min
    33. Grief & Faith: Insights from Rev. Daryl Lavway

    33. Grief & Faith: Insights from Rev. Daryl Lavway

    Reverend Daryl Lavway engages in a meaningful conversation with host Amy Pelkey, CRNA. Leveraging his extensive ministry experience and role as a chaplain in a Level 1, academic, medical center, Daryl provides profound insights into the intersection of grief and faith.Five key points discussed include:Unhelpful religious comments like, "It was God's will,” or "God needed another angel,” can be challenged with, "How do you know?"The complex relationship between religion and ...

    • 34 min
    32. Navigating Burnout with Dr. Errin Weisman, DO

    32. Navigating Burnout with Dr. Errin Weisman, DO

    Dr. Errin Weisman is a burnout coach, mentor, speaker, podcaster, and friend. She shares her experience with burnout that began in medical school and escalated during her residency and early years as an attending physician. This led to her feeling trapped.The episode highlights the impact of the pandemic on burnout and the challenges faced by healthcare professionals. Dr. Weisman emphasizes the importance of seeking support, finding a community, and m...

    • 51 min
    31. Meditation for Compassion and Love in the Midst of Grief

    31. Meditation for Compassion and Love in the Midst of Grief

    Two experiences can co-exist. Create space to tend to your experiences and the feelings that arise along the way while cultivating self-compassion and love. This meditation is about 5 minutes long.Pause to Remember InformationPause to Remember Resources for Healthcare Providers Grieving After Pregnancy and Infant LossFacebook GroupVirtual Support GroupAmy's Calendar to talk 1:1eBook - A Guide After Pregnancy & Infant LossRefer a provider (therap...

    • 5 min

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9 Ratings

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Amy is a truly amazing individual. I suffered from my loss a few years before Amy. We have shared our stories and feelings over the years. She is a constant source of support and strength to everyone she meets.

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