Once the TV was on, she was assaulted by a barrage of commercials and programming about babies: Sitcom babies in hospitals; gurgling, happy babies in Hallmark commercials; a baby so excited by her mother's purchase of a minivan that a sonogram showed her jumping for joy in the womb.
That was Dorsey's low point after miscarrying her first pregnancy in 2001, when she lost the daughter she'd named Alexandra Monique. She chronicles her journey out of that depression in a new book, "From Crisis to Purpose: A Mother's Memoir," a book she said she wrote to "elevate the dialogue on loss."
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