When Pregnancy and Infant Awareness Month collides with the shitshow of U.S. politics in an election year: self care is in order.
Especially if your baby loss was a termination, you may be hearing awful, inflammatory, and downright UNTRUE things about the procedures we went through to save our babies and ourselves from suffering.
The greatest self-care of all is to remember this: You are kind. You are compassionate. You made a hard and good choice as a parent to your babe.
Make that your mantra, your affirmation, your meditation, your prayer:
"I am kind. I am compassionate. I made a hard and good choice as a parent to my baby."
Besides using mantras/affirmations such as this, you may also wish to be pro-active and practice the following self-care activities:
You may wish to:
💥Nolite te bastardes carborundorum💥 We are bigger than politics, we are grieving moms and dads. And as loss parents, we defend and love our babies until the day we die.
P.S. You can get my full guide, Real Self-Care in the Grief of TFMR here in this link. Soooo important this month and every month.
P.P.S. I'll have my candle lit for all our tx babies at 7pm on Oct. 15th. Because the wave of light is for us too 💓🕯️💓
What is your favorite self-care practice during Pregnancy and Infant Loss month and/or when politics gets heavy?