5k Fun Run – October 15, 2023

people running on grassfield under blue skies at daytime

Join us for the first annual Bodie’s Light 5k Fun Run on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day! This will be an untimed fun run/walk benefiting Bodie’s Light. The fun run will begin at Heritage Park in Olympia, WA and circle around Capitol Lake twice. Capitol Lake is paved and stroller friendly. Street parking and…

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Learn why a small placenta can be a big reason many babies are stillborn

Every year, 23,000 babies are stillborn. At least 25% are preventable, and nearly half at term. One of the reasons babies are stillborn is due to a small placenta. Measuring the placenta takes minutes and can be done on a standard ultrasound, yet the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) does not believe it…

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Inaugural Bodie’s Light Invitational Scramble

Join us on May 21st for a golf tournament honoring Bodie’s first birthday. All proceeds will go to Bodie’s Light. This year we plan on making bereavement boxes filled with all of the things we wish we had and knew about in the hospital after giving birth to Bodie. Register online at bodieslight.org or by mail by…

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Stillbirth Certificates & Fetal Death Certificates Are Able To Be Ordered Now

You can now order a stillbirth certificate and certificate of fetal death in the state of Washington. This is monumental for those of us in the stillbirth community. Our babies existed, and they matter. We received Bodie’s today, and it is so bittersweet. Thank you to the group of women who fought for two decades…

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