grief and loss

Love to you on Mothering Sunday 2021

Posted By SK Reid- PLICA Founder ,
08/05/2021 18:00 PM
This post below was something I wrote a couple of years back- the words ring as true now as they did then. Mother's Day Every Mother’s Day is tough. It is the one enormous reminder of my losses....

Coping at Christmastime

Posted By SK Reid & Others,
15/12/2020 18:00 PM
Christmastime can be a really tough time for many people, and for the involuntarily childless, the focus on family and children centre stage makes this especially difficult. As I write about...

Introducing PLICA Ambassador Janet Ambrose

Posted By SK Reid and Janet Ambrose,
21/10/2020 21:00 PM
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. For artist and PLICA Ambassador Janet Ambrose,...

Hope's Promise

Posted By SK Reid - PLICA Founder,
12/10/2020 21:00 PM
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month   Like many of you reading this, I can’t help but know about that it is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month because I am one of the...

Awareness Ribbons for the Childless Community: Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Posted By Brandi Lytle PLICA Ambassador ,
30/09/2020 19:00 PM
In this featured blog post, we are thrilled to share the second of PLICA Ambassador's Brandi Lytle's series exploring the significance and meaning behind the Awareness Ribbons for the Childless...

Awareness Ribbons for the Childless Community: Introduction

Posted By Brandi Lytle PLICA Ambassador ,
29/06/2020 01:20 AM
Written By: Brandi Lytle, of Not So Mommy… SENSITIVE POST WITH POSSIBLE TRIGGERS:  Remembering my Grandad who had Alzheimer's, discussion of various awareness ribbons, and more... I am an...

The Trauma of Infertility

Posted By SK Reid & Chiemi Rajamahendran,
11/05/2020 00:40 AM
      Mother's Day 2020 On Mother's Day 2020, it is pertinent to reflect on the fact that for many women, Mother's Day is a really difficult  - either because they mourn the...

We Never Get Over It

Posted By SK Reid & Karen Ludski,
27/04/2020 13:00 PM
  Did You Know 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage every year, and an estimated 3000 babies die in Australia every year to stillbirth, and sudden and unexpected infant death, with similar...

The Birth of PLICA

Posted By SK Reid,
23/04/2020 21:00 PM
  Stripped naked below the waist, I am lying on the doctor’s bench, legs spread beneath the crisp white sheet, unceremoniously poked and prodded by the doctor with an ultrasound wand. It is...