by Deena Prichep , NPR, August 15, 2015
Clatskanie, Ore (USA) -- When parents lose a child, there are rituals to mark their grief - holding funerals, sitting shiva, bringing casseroles. But when that loss happens before birth, it often isn't marked. Sometimes, it's barely even mentioned. It's different in Japan, which has a traditional Buddhist ceremony that some Americans are adopting as their own.