I am 1 in 4

In the October sea of PINK don’t forget the BLUE.  Most people know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month but it is also Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and October 15th is our day of remembrance. Did you know that 1 in 4 women will suffer a miscarriage or infant loss?

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Jensen Carter Laszakovits

“A mother NEVER gets over losing her child.  It doesn’t matter how long it has been, how old her child was when they died, or the reason they were taken away. GRIEF does not ever expire! Never tell a mother whose child died to move on, get over it, just “be happy” that their child is in HEAVEN now or you are sick of hearing about it? She has to live with it every SINGLE day.”  Read more

WAIT…BREASTFEEDING CAN HELP REDUCE RISK OF BREAST CANCER?

Breast cancer walk
Breast cancer walk

 

In case you didn’t know why the NFL is proudly incorporating pink into everything or you are seeing a “sea of pink” everywhere – October is breast cancer awareness month. This is an important month to all of us who have family or friends that have been affected by this disease. According to the American Cancer Society 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2015 alone, there will be an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 40,290 breast cancer deaths. Read more