Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

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October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. When President Ronald Reagan pronounced this loss awareness in 1988, he showed his deep sorrow for bereaved mothers.

“When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn’t a word to describe them,” he said.

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