Experiencing & Coping with Loss: Courtney's Story!

Geriatric Mamas

Feb 15 2024 • 1 hr 58 mins

On this episode, Sonia and Jessica are joined by Courtney, aka Adam’s fabulous Aunt. Her name has been mentioned several times on the podcast and she’s the reason why ‘Geriatric Happy Hour’ was created. Courtney is joining the Geriatric Mamas to share the story of her two beautiful angel babies, being their mama, coping with loss and the unimaginable grief of loosing her children to SMA Type One in infancy. Also, the state in which Jessica showed up to meet Adam’s family for the first time, (photo in the show notes for your enjoyment).

For a list of resources mentioned in this episode please visit the show notes here!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Welcome Courtney! (2:50)

  • Courtney’s Story (7:49)

  • Coping With Loss (1:21:13)

  • Things People Say And Do To Try And Help, That Are Not Actually Helpful (1:30:30)

  • The Best Thing People Can Say To Someone Who Has Experienced This Kind of Loss (1:33:22)

  • Advice For Moms Who Have Also Experienced Loss (1:34:24)

  • Treatments For SMA (1:42:03)