Lauren Cross (she/her) writes about reproductive loss and bereavement. Her writing helps her make sense of grief, deepen human connection, laugh at the absurdity of life, and discover new rituals, meaning, and beauty in unexpected places.

Lauren is also graphic designer for creative individuals, small businesses, nonprofits, and socially conscious organizations.

Writer


I explore reproductive trauma, bereavement, and grief; and find meaning, humor, and beauty wherever subsequent healing takes me.

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Editor


I help other writers make their sentences sing. And I collaborate with content producers to communicate their message concisely.

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Graphic Designer

I create websites, graphics, and printed materials for creative individuals, small businesses, non-profits, and socially conscious organizations.

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Reproductive Warrior

I create brave spaces to talk (and smash stigmas!) about pregnancy loss, infertility, and parenting after reproductive trauma.

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Books & Essays

Writer · Editor · Concept Designer

Graphic Designer

Let’s Get Visual

Fool Britannia
cover for Let's Talk About Egg Donation \

Reproductive Warrior

Conversations About Pregnancy Loss, Infertility,
Birth Trauma, and Non-Traditional Family-Building

Rock My Age podcast

Performance

Readings / Voice Overs / Acting

Coyote Thursday
Muppets from Sesame Street
The Emperor's Tramgirls - Journeyman PIctures

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lauren x words
is a love letter to parents and parents-in-waiting. Words from me and others about non-traditional families, reproductive trauma, reproductive rights, anti-racism, and parenting.
Join me! ♥