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Author Sonnenmoser, Pamela.
Title Beside the empty cradle : finding peace with childlessness / Pamela Sonnenmoser.
Imprint Kansas City : Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, c2011.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  BV4527 .S646 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # BV4527 .S646 2011
Phys. Description 159 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Then comes the baby in the baby carriage -- Miscarriage, misdiagnosis, and mission impossible -- Is adoption an option? -- The desire of our hearts -- Protecting your marriage -- Developing healthy relationships with borrowed children -- Grandchild-less: a renewed sting -- Leaving a living legacy -- What can you do with an empty quiver? -- Planning for the future -- Giving and receiving advice.
Summary Drawing from personal experience with infertility followed by cancer, Pamela Sonnenmoser confronts the emotional struggles, physical pain and mental anguish experienced by couples grieving the children they will never have. Then confrontation gives way to celebration as the author brings her own experience full circle, finally becoming content beside the empty cradle and looking to the future of hope in God s plan for her marriage and her life. --from publisher description
Subject Christian women -- Religious life.
Childlessness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
ISBN 9780834126084 (pbk.)
0834126087 (pbk.)