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The Sable Journal: Selected Readings From My 15 Week Journey Carrying My Dead Son

December 26, 2017

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In this podcast, I talk for the first time in more detail about my 15 week son who died, and who remained in my body for almost 15 weeks! I kept many journals over this time, and during this podcast, I reflect on my journal entries and some thoughts I’ve had in hindsight about the experience.

Trigger warning: Death, miscarriage and loss.

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In this blog post, I wrote about being in the middle of this journey as well.
https://indiebirth.org/the-void/

You can read his birth story here:
https://indiebirth.org/the-birthdeath-of-sable-sage/

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  1. Julie says:

    Thank you for sharing this. My natural miscarriage took its time, but I’m so glad I waited. When the baby decided to leave, I named her Molly.

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