Music For Pregnancy LossMusic seems to be such a positive force in life. I found music to be very comforting during the tough times - especially after having a miscarriage. I had a small memorial service (by myself) for each baby I lost, and music was a part of that.
SEE ALSO: HOW TO HAVE A MEMORIAL FOR YOUR BABY LOST THROUGH MISCARRIAGE (getpregnantover40.com_
Here is an article about how music can help couples through miscarriage:
For weeks after her first miscarriage, the only notes that could escape the throat of liturgical music minister Monica Perz-Waddington belonged to the traditional Quaker tune "How Can I Keep from Singing?" Calling this effort "somewhat of a lament and an affirmation at the same time," Perz-Waddington used this song to surface from underneath her "rock" of depression. Then, armed
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In the fall of 2003, Perz-Waddington released "Truly Loved," a self-funded compact disc filled with 10 songs and one Scripture reading designed to bring peace to families who have lost children through miscarriages.
The title track of the compilation was written entirely by Perz-Waddington, sketched out in 1999 when a friend miscarried her baby and completed in 2001 when she lost a baby of her own. With its clear lyrics and simple instrumentation, "Truly Loved" tugs at the heart of the grief that miscarriage brings but concurrently embraces the peace of knowing that the miscarried child knew only love.
"Losing a baby before it is born is just as real as losing a baby after it?s born," said Perz-Waddington. "My song and my CD are very affirming about the value of that life. It acknowledges that, and that it?s okay to grieve."