Last Thursday (yes, I'm behind...!), the New York Times' Motherlode blog featured a post called "When a Full-Term Pregnancy Ends Tragically." A reader asked for advice on what to do following the stillbirth of her son's classmate's sibling. To date, almost 60 people have responded.
"We get particularly tongue-tied when a pregnancy goes wrong, because there are no road maps, no rituals, no familiar words," writes Lisa Belkin.