• Reflections & Looking Forward

    Whew! October was certainly a month of emotions as we honored and brought awareness of Pregnancy and Infant Loss here on 3 Under 3 in 15 months @SimplyWriteous.com (and on Facebook and Instagram, too). For the first time, I really shared about my multitude of losses while bringing along so many other women who agreed to have their story shared here as well. As I reflect over all these stories there is a common theme: time changes the wound but it doesn’t quite fully heal AND there is hope. My heart really does go out to all the men and women who have had to experience this sort of excruciating…

  • I’m Justina, and I am 1 in 4

    So many thank-yous to Justina Oldehoff for sharing her most difficult story with pregnancy/infant loss and letting other women know they are not alone. . For years my husband and I were told it wasn’t likely I could get pregnant due to severe endometriosis. Shortly after our move across the country in August of 2018, we were surprised and thrilled to learn we were pregnant with our first son, Carter. The first trimester was filled with nerves because we knew about the chances of miscarriage. Aside from some nausea, it was a picturesque pregnancy. We thought we were “out of the woods” once the second trimester began.  On January 18th,…

  • I’m Sydney, & I am 1 in 4

    A special thank you to Sydney Hatcher for sharing these beautiful words from her book: Still Fighting, Battles of a Bereaved Parent. . . The lies I told myself started with: “You have to be okay.” I allowed myself to go through the sadness as long as I promised myself to find the good. I would take the shortest route to giving glory and most days it was sufficient. Then come the days where I can’t limit my grief to a quick parking lot cry. The days where the memories are too horrendous to push back and everything just seems to come… …crashing… …down. I sat on the ground playing…