Archive for June 19th, 2012

Mind Matters: Effects of birthing grief

Years ago at a nearby retreat center, Temenos, I offered afternoons of healing for what I termed “griefs of birthing.” Anyone who had experienced miscarriages, infertility, stillbirths, sudden infant death syndrome and elected abortions were welcome. There was little venue then to express grief about such invisible losses. In the parlance of thanatology (death ...