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I Experienced the Love and Loss of a Child

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    The Day The Universe Stood Still

    My 17 year old son died in a car accident on Feb 04 2006. He was 17 yrs old at the time. Time stood still for a while and all I could do was watch everything happen for a long long time. To this day, time is a very odd thing for me. My son Seldon was a fun, happy go lucky...
    Maria136 Maria136 41-45 4 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    My Baby

    the past few years have been hard for me with so much loss, 6 people in less than 5 years, i guess that was just the way things was supposed to go, i'm just happy i got to spend my time with them, even for a short time. this is to my little baby up there, i love you so much, i...
    Lauren1307 Lauren1307 18-21, F Aug 2, 2013

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    I Lost My Sweet Angel

    January 18 one day before my baby girl was gonna turn a year old my whole world came crashing down. Earlier that week we had got a bunch of snow, the roads was slick and everything. I didn't want to take taylen out in it, so I stayed home with her until it cleared up. Well that...
    ANM123 ANM123 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    Sydney Jaye Whyte

    On September 19th 2012 I lost my baby girl. I was 19weeks & 3days. Tuesday afternoon when my boyfriend of 6years came home from work I went to the bathroom & noticed I was bleeding. That's the day my life changed unexpectedly. Went to the labor & delivery room, nurses checked my...
    Nessa02 Nessa02 22-25, F Oct 19, 2012

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    Melody In The Sky

    I lost my daughter on January 27, 1999. She was 4 months old. Her death was caused by the hands of someone meant to protect her. Her ordeal began the evening of January 25. A much needed trip to a corner store for diapers is why she stayed with her father. I was gone 10 minutes...
    210mamaval 210mamaval 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    She Died So They C Sectioned Her Out

    my beautiful baby skylar her heart gave up on her she died inside me and this morning so 8/10/.2013 she was surgeically removed by C section and i saw her i saw her disgusting undeveloped beautiful tiny body my baby girl dead in the sugerons arms he wouldnt let me touch her so i...
    maystribe maystribe 22-25, F 18 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    The Journey

    Mom's Journey with Son's Cancer The journey was a struggle from the first doctors visit!  Ray was not feeling well for a couple of days so we scheduled him a doctors appointment.  The Doctor checked him all out and said that he had a bacterial  infection and...
    raysmom09 raysmom09 31-35, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    Missing My Daughter

    My 26 year old daughter died just 6 weeks ago Monday, from kidney failure. She laid down for a nap and never woke up. She left behind 2 small boys ages 6 and 8. My two grandsons are now living with their father, who lives 4 hours away one direction. I now feel not only did I...
    whoknowswhat60 whoknowswhat60 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    Missing My Daughter

    It's been 4 years since I lost my daughter. Every year it has been hard around Xmas, this year was really hard. I went up north for a week, came home, waited 4 days in the airport just to catch a flight home, drove a 3 hour drive through a winter storm, to get home and sit...
    stoney1012000 stoney1012000 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    My Wonderful Daughter Pass Away

    My 8 yr old precious daughter pass away on 101213 from her battle with leukemia, she has it for only a year, it has been a long year but it just was not her time to go yet, she did not experience life, love, married, graduation, children, I did not have to get any grandkids I...
    sharlahanley2003 sharlahanley2003 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    I Miss My Little Princess

    It feels like just yesterday when i gave birth to her in my home. I was not trying to have at home but I did not realize that my water broke. She was born premature. Her lungs were under developed but she was doing fine. Well at 8 months, she went to sleep and never woke up again...
    deered deered 26-30 Oct 7, 2010

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    Sad..

    This is something im dreading to talk about really bad...makes me wanna cry...but i was with a ex of mine for almost 3 yrs and 1/2 and the 2nd year we were together i ended up pregnant, and i couldnt believe it i took 5 pregnancy tests and even went to a free clinic to make sure...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    Christine

    Christine 19 Jan, 1976 to 14 Oct. 1998. I am Christine's stepfather but I have raised her sence she was 6 months old. Her car need brakes so she left it home. I stopped at the auto parts store and got what was need to do the job, while I was doing the brakes she pulled up in her...
    justoldjoe justoldjoe 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2012

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    I Never Even Knew You

    I was 16 when I got pregnant. I was afraid and didn't know what to do. I didn't even tell my mom. I never had the time. 3 months into my pregnancy, i lost my baby. I know a lot of people think that this doesn't really count as losing a child...but i feel the pain of that loss...
    ConfusionIsMyReality ConfusionIsMyReality 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    # 172 My Biggest Fear

    Well, as I said the other day, a friend's little girl died last weekend. She was buried yesterday. This is my biggest fear. How could I possibly live if one of my babies died? And I have a very good reason for my fear.  My grandson has a  2 1/2 year old daughter. She is a...
    DragonBlue DragonBlue 66-70 Feb 18, 2011

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    #169 A Child Has Died

    About 10:30 this morning, the phone rang. I picked it up and was so happy to hear my daughter's voice. I love it when my kids call me. But not this time. She asked me if I had heard from my granddaughter since I saw her yesterday. I told her I hadn't and asked her what this was...
    DragonBlue DragonBlue 66-70 3 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Christine

    Christine 19 Jan, 1976 to 14 Oct. 1998. I am Christine's stepfather but I have raised her sence she was 6 months old. Her car need brakes so she left it home. I stopped at the auto parts store and got what was need to do the job, while I was doing the brakes she pulled up in her...
    justoldjoe justoldjoe 56-60, M Apr 28, 2012

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    Dawn Angel Still Born 4-7-04

    my baby girl was due on 4-7-04 ,we went to the doctor to get induced but when they check me they head no heartbeat anymore so they did a sonogram and told us that my little girl was gone ..It was the saddest day I every could of had cause my little angel grew her wings and was no...
    sunrise71 sunrise71 41-45, F Jul 30, 2013

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    Seven Years

    I had seven years of joy with Emma, But three of them were years of cancer, Of vomiting, Of hair loss, Of treatment and chemo and radiotherapy. I lost her six years ago, And those years have been the worst of my life. I have known the cuddles and smiles and mornings and days...
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    LOSING My Son

    I Experienced the Love and Loss of a Child" I LOST MY 9 YR OLD SON JANUARY 1 2008 FROM A SEVERE ASTHMA ATTACK. HIS ASTHMA WAS NEVER AN ISSUE. MY SON ISHMAEL WAS DIAGNOSED WITH ASTHMA AT THE AGE OF 1. IT WAS ONLY BOUGHT ON BY COLD VIRUSES. AT THE AGE OF THREE HE WAS DIAGNOSED...
    tamika731 tamika731 26-30, F 7 Responses May 3, 2009

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    This Time Of Year...

    I have gotten to hating this time of year. Its not really an important time of year to my family and friends and probably shouldn't be to me either. I really don't know what the symbolisim is. I just know that I consieved my daughter on V-day. It shouldn't dampen the month for me...
    valmoore valmoore 26-30, F Jan 29, 2010

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    Never Get Over It

    On December 16, 1980 I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. We raised her. Sent her to school mended her boo boos, taught her right from wrong. We watched her grow up to be one of the most loving and compassioate souls I've ever known. Then March 22, 1999 she passed away. It...
    swan2857 swan2857 51-55, F 5 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Savanah Gracelyn Kennison 1-29-11 To 4-28-11

    Our daughter passed away abruptly a day before she was to turn three mths old. I laid her down after her bottle and went to feed her sister, wasn't gone from her for 20 minutes, and when I went back she was gone. They say she had a seizure but I still dont know. I just hurt so...
    heidikennison heidikennison 18-21 1 Response May 25, 2011

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    Worst Day Ever

    The day that changed my life was November 1st 2010. My best friend and his mother were both killed in a tragic car accident. Jacob was only 8. He was in 3rd grade. Blonde hair, just under five feet. A definite trouble maker and with a little brother that was only a year old. That...
    gomichigan gomichigan 13-15, F Jul 21, 2013

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    Ollie

    I lost my sweet little baby boy Ollie on the 31 st of October this year I still don't believe it's happened deep down but at the same time the pain is so much. He meant the world to me but now I just have his baby brother Finley and I need to keep ollies memory alive for him.
    Jennablockley Jennablockley 26-30 Dec 25, 2011

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    I Miss You Everyday.

    I recently turned 21 and I've never felt so miserable and lonely. I had a baby boy in 2009, yes I was 17 but me and his dad were very happy and were trying for a family. We had a place to live, he had a good job, we couldn't of been happier... Our son was born with many medical...
    Catarinnaah Catarinnaah 18-21 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    Losing Isaiah

    As I sit here and write...my heart is heavy. I was 24 weeks pregnant and had been having a semi complicated pregnancy. I went to the hospital 12.19.2012 and found out that my precious baby boy was no longer living. I had to go through the delivery process and deliver Isaiah...
    continuallydancing continuallydancing 31-35, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Hello, Mourning Parents

    I lost kids too, but for different reasons, because I was not actually their parent, so no one understands that I loved them as much as if I were.
    Ste11aeres Ste11aeres 26-30, F Nov 12, 2012

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    I Just Miss Him!

    Its been a fast month since the loss of my baby at 24 weeks. There isnt a day or moment that goes by where i dont think about him or the process that i had to endure in the hospital. Just thinking about everything from not seeing his heartbeat on the ultrasound, to delivery of...
    continuallydancing continuallydancing 31-35, F Jan 18, 2013

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    I Want My Baby Back....

    I lost my first born child Jessica Louise at 5 months old. she was born with a genetic disorder Di George syndrome and heart and lung complications. i spent every moment of her precious life with her i could in a specialist hospital 45 miles away from home family and friends...
    Angelmammy123 Angelmammy123 26-30 Dec 8, 2011

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    I Will Never Give Up

    My name is Jennifer I have six beautiful children and another on the way I would call myself a good mother for them I recently hit a down spiral and my children was taken not because of me but because of the men I dealt with my children have been in custody for almost three years...
    genesis007 genesis007 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Even Though I Wasn't The One Who Gave Birth To You

    Even though I wasn't the one who gave birth to you, I loved you just as much. I was one of your caregivers, and the only one who was kind to you. I loved how you climbed into my lap. I'm sorry that we will never see each other anymore.
    Ste11aeres Ste11aeres 26-30, F Oct 27, 2012

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    My Beautiful Son Mark

    My precious Son Mark went to heaven with his Father on August 18th 2005. They were killed in a hit and run accident . My Son was 17, a month away from his "18" birthday and his Father was 42 yrs old . As horrific and shocking this was to our entire family , my Father had a...
    Markiesmom Markiesmom 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    My Little Angel

    I know it's been almost 40 years, but I still hurt at the loss of my beautiful Angel - Jennifer Allyson Rebecca. We only had her for 6 joyful months before SIDS took her from us. My wife and I had always wanted 4 kids, we hoped for 2 boys and 2 girls; so we were thrilled when a...
    MicroCock47 MicroCock47 66-70, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    The Death Of An Angel And The Life Of The Mother

    Quite recently, my five-month old niece died very tragically. When I first received the phone-call that shattered my heart, I felt numb. My brain would not digest such a sad piece of information. It wasn't until I got to my sister's home that I felt shaky, when I saw my sister in...
    bluepatriot bluepatriot 18-21 2 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    My Aliyah Angel.

    Aliyah Elaina Munoz was my daughter she was born on March 1st 2012 at 10:28 am via C-section. When I was 5 1/2 months pregnant they found something that didn't look right on the Ultrasound so I was sent to a bigger hospital in Charlotte. At first I was scared and didn't know what...
    Aliyah3112 Aliyah3112 22-25, F Jan 24, 2013

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    The Year My World Ended

    It was March 7 1999 and I was a very scard 18 young mother about to deliver my premutre daughter I was only 22 weeks preagent and a husband in whitch now he is a Ex husband but scared to if it be me or her that sunday and I had no idea as fast as she came in she was tooken yes me...
    stillthermom99 stillthermom99 31-35, F Aug 25, 2012

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    I Want My Angel Back

    I lost my son, Dominic, 8 weeks ago. I really have no one to talk to about this, my friends seem like they're walking on glass around me, when in reality nothing anyone could say could make me more broken than I already am. A large part of who I am has left and gone to heaven. A...
    PixieAlchemi PixieAlchemi 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    Ambur

         I sit here tonite like everynite for the last 3 1/2 yrs with tears that wont dry and question of why..I have been told I am experiancing "prolonged grief" I figure I had her in my home for 29 1/2 yrs I dont think my grief is prolonged at all..Loss has become...
    jussmeali jussmeali 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2010

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    I Still Have Two Children Only Now One Walks And One Flys

    I am a mum of two I had my eldest daughter when I was 17 and as a single mum she was my world them when she was 4 I had my youngest daughter Life was happy and fun My eldest had asthma from a young age and I became a dab hand at pumps steroid , chest infections and a few...
    Emma887 Emma887 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    Cathy

    I llost my daughter Cathy, 12yrs ago Sept. 23. She was 27 yrs old. She had 4 children, 2 boys,2 girls. The oldest was 10, the youngest 3yrs.old when she died. She had a car accident on her way home from work. She was ejected from the car, her head hit a tree. She was in a coma...
    kathiedrennan kathiedrennan 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    I Miss My Pretty Little Angel!!!!

    Around this time last year I was ecstatic to find out that I was pregnant. I was in what I thought was a stable LTR. I had been with the father of my child for about five years. When I was about three months I went in to the emergency room after a huge fight with my boyfriend I...
    Shantiah303 Shantiah303 18-21, F Oct 3, 2010

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    Abigail Grace Moore

    D uring the 22 nd week of my pregnancy I rushed myself to the ER because I was having horrible pains in my upper abdomen under my right breast. I didn't think that it had anything to do with the baby, but I was in so much pain I wanted to know what was going on. After...
    valmoore valmoore 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    My Daughter

    Where to begin. My daughter died of SIDS on Sept, 1 2005. She was almost 5 months old. I didn't know I was pregnant (and before I'm judged, it can happen.) until I had my daughter. I was doing a lot of drugs and was consumed by this overwhelming darkness. I had her at 6 months...
    shroombabyy shroombabyy 26-30, F Jul 20, 2012

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    My Story

    I wrote this as an assignment for my English comp class in 2005. It is my story in a narrative essay form, which will explain the format it is written in. I was a 30 year old grandfather by virtue of near marriage. I was engaged to a grandmother. Her son was only 16 when...
    GentlemanBobIII GentlemanBobIII 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    The Club

    There is an exclusive club One which you would pay anything not to be a member of. One where its members all have a common bond. A place where we can come, and everyone knows how to respond. A club that allows us to not feel so all alone. Each of us has a child with...
    GentlemanBobIII GentlemanBobIII 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I love my children SO much, but sometimes they get on my very last nerve! I'm pretty sure children have misbehaved since the beginning of time. It's hard as a parent, though, to...
    Sarahberrycakes Sarahberrycakes 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    Hello ep, I'm Emma and I'm 40. I live in Yorkshire with my husband John and our nine, beautiful, annoying, loud, mischievous, hilarious children. Seth is 11;Daniel is 10...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I love reading to the little ones. Their little faces light up and they get all excited. I remember that feeling when mum or dad got a story. I think every child should have that...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love teaching my kids; especially when it comes to Math. :-) *nerd alert*
    Sarahberrycakes Sarahberrycakes 31-35, F Sep 22

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    "Muuuummmmm? How does a baby get into your tummy?" Alexis (5) asked me. "Well...ummm." I started. "I know! I know! The doctor gives you a jelly to put in your belly button, then...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    My daughter is 13 years old. Her appetite has been almost non existence. She doesn't like breakfast barely eats lunch and hardly eats anything for diner. She says her stomache...
    jcain739 jcain739 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 13

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