How to Share Your Story


Share Your Story of Perinatal Loss on

This site is for anyone touched by miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. We want to hear everyone’s voice whether you’re a mom, dad, sibling, grandparent, friend, medical professional — we want you to share how perinatal grief has affected you. 

Unspoken Grief wants you to raise your voice, share your stories, and help break the silence and stigma of perinatal grief. Sharing your stories can have a positive impact on your grief and help others walking a similar path. You’re welcome to post whatever is on your heart as long as they’re your own words and you can submit as often as you need.

What we’re looking for:

  • The story of your loss and grief
  • How you’re coping
  • Tips for getting through grief
  • A specific story about something you liked/didn’t like
  • What you wish had happened different in your care
  • One way someone helped that made a difference
  • How life is different now
  • What the future holds for you

Here is how you do it:

First step: read our Terms of Service before submitting any material. 

Author name: (using a pseudonym is OK)

Email: (required; never shared & will not be displayed)

URL: (of your own blog/website if you want your story to have a link to your own site -- optional)

Twitter: (if you want your Twitter account added to the end of your story -- optional)

Do you want this to be anonymous? (required)

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About you: Please choose which describes you best

Please type out your story:

Note to Editor: (optional)

This check box indicates you agree to allow your story to appear on in accordance to the Terms of Service.

If you agree with the terms, you can submit your story below. If you want to email instead: please use “My Story” in the subject line and no attachments, please. 

If you can’t see the form or it’s not working, please send an email with your story to mystory[@]

All submitted posts will be edited for spelling, grammar and appropriate content. Due to the volume of stories, your contribution may take some time to appear on the site.

Photo credit: adapted from shawncampbell | Flickr