I’m Sarah Muthler, a freelance writer and mother of three living in Austin, Texas. I write about maternal health, parenthood, travel and books. My middle baby, Genevieve, was stillborn, and she inspires some of my work. You can reach me at sarah.muthler@gmail.com or @landofabe on Twitter.

Maternal Health

Heart in a heart

Stillbirth Is More Common Than You Think — And We’re Doing Little About It
(The Washington Post – May 2016)

Talking to Children About Stillbirth
(Seleni.org – September 2014)

Interview with Sean Hanish about “Return to Zero”
(Seleni.org – May 2014)

The Importance and Heartache of Watching “Return to Zero”
(Seleni.org – May 2014)

Managing Pregnancy After Stillbirth
(Seleni.org – October 2013)

Secondary Infertility: I Have One Child. Why Can’t I Get Pregnant Again?
(The New York Times Motherlode blog – July 2013)

Breaking the Silence of Stillbirth
(The New York Times Motherlode blog – February 2013)

Personal Essay


Glossy Photo Cards, Highlighting Grief
(The New York Times Motherlode blog – November 2014)

Minding the Gap
(Brain, Child – June 2014)

What Mother’s Day Feels Like After Stillbirth
(Seleni.org – May 2014)

This Mother’s Day weekend, remember those who grieve the loss of a baby
(Austin American-Statesman – May 2013)



Getting Back to Nature in Cape Cod
(Austin American-Statesman – July 2015)

Soak in the laid-back spirit of California’s Coronado
(Austin American-Statesman – December 2013)


What is this?

Keeping a Pulse on Population Health
(Life & Letters magazine, University of Texas – November 2014)