• As A Sonographer Who Has Suffered Stillbirths, This Is What I Want People To Know

    24 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Trigger warning: miscarriage and stillbirth
    Once or twice a week, I tell people that I no longer see their baby's heartbeat on ultrasound. I never expected I would be telling myself... twice.
    I am a sonographer at a high risk OB clinic and I'm also a mom of two stillborn baby girls. When I tell patients I no longer see a heartbeat, I consider how I would want to be told after it happened to me. It's such an unnatural feeling to lose a baby and it's certainly not fair. An ultrasound could be the last way parents see their baby alive. Research from an obstetrics and gynecology journal stated...
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