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The Empowered Advocate

Oct 29, 2019

Josh and Kristi Tisdale have walked through seven pregnancy losses. They tackle the tough topics of faith, processing grief in healthy ways, and how men and women react to the pain of pregnancy loss in different ways. 

Time Stamps:

1:30 - Josh and Kristi introduce themselves and describe how their journey has led them through multiple pregnancy losses.

4:25 - 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. I misspoke and said 1 in 4 women experience loss. What led them to share their story?

8:30 - Pregnancy loss affects so many -- why is it rarely talked about?

11:15 - How loss caused Josh to build walls.

13:45 - How Krisi processed and reacted to her losses.

15:25 - Josh blamed himself for the losses in an attempt to claim some sort of control over their grief.

19:00 - When the walls finally started coming down.

24:40 - How can men process their losses in a healthy way?

29:35 - Kristi shares how her faith has impacted her grief.

34:45 - Recommended resources for those who are walking through a season of pregnancy loss.

40:15 - What advice would you give to someone who knows someone else walking through pregnancy loss?


Resources/Links Mentioned:

In the Meantime Series by Andy Stanley -

I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy by Angie Smith

Josh and Kristi's Blog:

Hospice - offers grief counseling for children