Today, August 22, is National Rainbow Baby Day. It is a day that offers parents a chance to share their experiences, grieve, reflect, and celebrate the joy for their rainbow babies. What is a rainbow baby? A rainbow baby is a baby that is born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or infant loss. These babies are the rainbow after the storm. Rainbow babies bring hope, promise, healing, and remembrance.

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Parents across the country are coming together to support each other today. If you know a parent of a rainbow baby, think of them today as they reflect and celebrate their little bundles of love that they lost and give praise for their new gift. This day connects these parents on social media with others who truly understand what they are going through.

Rainbows symbolize hope and renewal. Rainbows are the symbol of light and beauty after a storm.


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