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Jackie Mancinelli, Teacher and Advocate

Jackie Mancinelli is a high school English and ESL teacher in New Jersey. She is the founder of Start Healing Together, an organization dedicated to supporting educators experiencing pregnancy loss and infertility. She is also the New Jersey Ambassador for Count the Kicks, an evidence-based program supporting expecting parents with tracking fetal movements.

To learn more, follow Jackie on her socials or reach out to her at to start a chapter at your school!

Often when I receive Teacher Secrets, they contain heartbreaking information regarding pregnancy loss and infertility in the workplace. These teachers share their stories of miscarriage or loss while still having to teach full-time with little support. In this post, Jackie Mancinelli shares her own story of loss while teaching and the creation of her organization, …

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