SNEAK PEEK: Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt
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About Empty Arms by Pam Vredevelt
“I’m not picking up a heartbeat.” These are the most dreaded words an expectant mother can hear. As joy and anticipation dissolve into confusion and grief, questions refuse to go away: Why me? Did I do something wrong? How will this affect my ability to have a family? What do I say to my children without scaring them? With the warmth and compassion of a Licensed Professional Counselor and writing as a mother who has lost a baby and a sixteen-year-old son, Pam Vredevelt offers sound answers and advice. As an expert in love and loss, Pam gives reassuring comfort to any woman fighting to maintain stability and faith in the midst of devastating heartbreak. Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy is the essential guidebook for anyone suffering the agony of losing a baby.
I was given this book when I had my seventh miscarriage. I read it again at my eighth and my ninth loss. After my ninth miscarriage one week later, at the direction Of my doctor and my husband, I had a hysterectomy. That was 20 years ago today. I read the book again. I have given the book to many people. I wish I had had it in 1975 when I needed it the first time. It’s a beautiful gift to give to someone who has suffered this loss