If you are far enough along, you may go to the hospital to start the induction process or wait for your baby to naturally go into labor.
As you wait, we understand you may have so many questions and are feeling so many different emotions. We encourage you to ask questions, reach out for support, and find ways to remember your baby. It is very common for you to wonder, “What will my baby look like”. If you would like, you can visit this site to get a better idea of what to expect. They have written descriptions as well as pictures for you to look at. Please be aware, the pictures are real pictures of families who have generously shared their experience and baby for others to feel better prepared.click on the “See Our Babies” tab.
If you originally had a birth plan, you can still follow that as closely as possible. A bereavement doula will more than likely be available for you and will be able to help you follow your birth plan as desired. We understand you have been faced with unexpected circumstances but your birth can still be beautiful and memorable.
The No Foot Too Small Birthing + Bereavement Suite at Genesis Medical Center is designed to serve and comfort families experiencing miscarriage, stillbirth, fetal and infant loss. This is a private and comfortable suite where babies will be welcomed into the world and loved, and where families can say goodbye.