All That is Seen and Unseen takes you on a journey through the heartwrenching experience of losing a child in the first trimester. This loss is typically brushed aside due to society’s opinion that a loss this early doesn’t matter. Women are often left to grieve in silence. The story is full of Elizabeth’s most private journal entries. You will walk alongside her as she introduces you to her life and learns of her pregnancy. Despite the years she suffered through infertility, her pregnancy was a complete surprise and Elizabeth was unhappy due to the timing. She quickly has a change of heart and began to love the new life growing inside her. However, like many other women who endure pregnancy losses, she had a looming feeling she would lose her baby.
Elizabeth takes you into the exam rooms with her as she watches her baby grow, only to discover that her feelings of loss were confirmed just eight weeks into her pregnancy. Elizabeth will walk you through her devastation, grief, and recovery. All That is Seen and Unseen comes to an end with resources and information regarding miscarriage including a common complication from a routine procedure that may interfere with a woman’s future fertility as well as what women can do to help honor the baby they lost.
A revised edition due winter 2022.