Butterfly Run Vancouver

Join the first annual Butterfly Run, a memorial 5km run & 2km walk – raising awareness for infertility, infant and perinatal loss.

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Location: South False Creek Seawall (Creekside Community Centre), 1318 Cartwright St
Date: October 5, 2019
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It is often not discussed, brushed aside, and dismissed. Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of excitement and anticipation of the future. Unfortunately, pregnancy and infant loss (also known as perinatal loss) affects 1 in 4 women and their partners and families. Perinatal loss is defined as the death of an infant during pregnancy or soon thereafter. These losses are devastating and it can be hard for others to understand the magnitude of grief that accompanies these losses. In addition, it can be extremely difficult for people to even become pregnant. Infertility affects 1 in 6 Canadians.

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