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I Had a Stillbirth

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 253 People

    Annabella

    On June 24th I had a dream that she was standing up in my belly. I kept pushing her down but she wouldn't budge. She just kept trying to stand up and leave my belly the wrong way. The next day she stopped moving. I assumed it was because she was settling down in my pelvis ready...
    AnnabellasMom AnnabellasMom 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    My Little Angel Gianna

    On August 8th 2008, i lived the worst day of my life.  I arrived at the women's center where i thought i was going to deliver a happy healthy baby.  Instead it turned into my worst nightmare.  On Aug 6th i went to my prenatal appt. complaining of decreased...
    Gianna4ever Gianna4ever 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    My Angel Irisa Alana Daza

    My pain is raw. My Angel Irisa was taken away only 3 days ago (10/14/13) at 32 weeks. My grief is all encompassing. I just want to close myself off and think of my beautiful daughter Irisa. My story is long, complicated, and filled with guilt, blame, 'what ifs' on my part (if...
    zoealana88 zoealana88 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    Let Me Grieve...

    My daughter was stillborn on June 2nd, 2013 at 33 weeks. I try not to post to much on facebook about my feelings, my grief, my angel, my stepdaughter's feelings, my partner's feelings, anything relating to our child. According to one of my partner's friends I stopped living my...
    wildsunflowerpetals wildsunflowerpetals 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Unaware That You Were There.

    My story starts with a funny feeling in my stomach. I went to the doctor and she said I was pregnant. At 34 years of age and had been told I would never conceive, I thought my doctor had gone mad. I had an ultrasound two days later and was told I was 27 weeks pregnant. I couldn't...
    channyd76 channyd76 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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    Could someone please give me some ideas on songs

    for my baby girls funeral please.......especially songs with meanings and that are about losing a child. Thank you ❤ I'm sorry for everyone's losses 💔👼🙏
    katz29 katz29 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    My Baby Girl Isabella - Born the 10th Feb 2013

    Hi Everyone, As a none native English speaker please excuse my grammar! Just a couple of lines to share my own story,.. We have lost our baby girl at 39 weeks and 5 days. It has been horribly painful these couples of months... Everyone says 'time heals' but I can only honestly...
    isa10 isa10 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    I had my little boy who was born sleeping on

    the 26th August 2013, can I ask does it make any one else feel sick & overwhelmingly upset that they have to celebrate their little ones birthday every year with out them here. I'm only 23 & it breaks me to think I have to deal with this heart ache for the rest of my life!
    LauraCBeaumont LauraCBeaumont 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2014

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    My Darling Baby Girl

    I lost my baby 4 weeks ago at 37 weeks after not feeling her move etc same old same old as so many heartbreaking stories on here. I am struggling to get through every day and just a total mess. I miss her sooooooo badly and don't feel I want to be in this cruel world anymore...
    Heartbroken141lyds Heartbroken141lyds 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    In Memory Of Daniella

    Its been 32 years, i was just 22 years old, married for only 3 months when i found out i was pregnant, I was estatic, In 9 months i would hold my beautiful baby in my arms, i had waited all my life to be a mother!  My pregnancy seemed strange right from the begining, i cant...
    ella79 ella79 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2011

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    On 21st December 2013 my life changed forever!

    .............it was only a week ago tomorrow that i had my sleeping beauty Skylar....... I was 34+1 weeks pregnant with a footling breech baby girl. Saturday at about 11pm i started having back pains (I've had 3 babies before and all the labours i had back pain!) and i had...
    katz29 katz29 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    My Angel Rory

    Until last week, I'd never had anything truly awful happen to me. Of course I've had the usual bumps in the road and I've suffered the types of losses we all expect to suffer at some time in our lives (i.e. grandparents, an older family friend). There's been sadness, but I was...
    rorysmom rorysmom 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    Beautiful Zion

    On March 15, 2013, I saw an ultrasound that confirmed I was 11weeks pregnant. Seeing my daughter for the first time proved that there is a such thing as love at first sight. I was perfectly fine, a healthy 25 year old, with no complications. Everything was going according to plan...
    cinicole cinicole 26-30 3 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    March 7, 2015 I went into preterm labor due to

    an acute placental abruption. Within an hour I was fully dilated and there was no stopping it. I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, 1lb 1oz and 11 inches long. It was too early and he died at birth. I've been living in a nightmare ever since. My milk came in two days later...
    Cole3715 Cole3715 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    The Day I Found Out

    The day I found out I was pregnant was the best day of my life. My husband and be had been trying for about a year and half and were having no luck. We had been on clomid to try and to try and help with ovulation and had no luck. We than went on to see a specialist, where we were...
    jakobysmom jakobysmom 26-30, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Rose Atiede sackey - only

    if I knew it will end so soon I would have cherished every moment of it. I had my baby at 23 weeks 5 day alive and crying due to infection . Doctors said she was too young to be sent to the intensive care so I had to hold and pat her for an hour till she died peacefully in my...
    mrsackey mrsackey 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2014

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    A Summer Without Sunshine

    Sunday, November 3rd (2012) I held a very (+) pregnancy test in front of my best friend's face as she dipped her arms elbow deep into dirty dish water. The next day I took another test just to make sure, later that night I told my boyfriend the news. We were stressed, he was in...
    wildsunflowerpetals wildsunflowerpetals 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    Grayson, My Angel Baby.

    hello, i wanted to introduce myself. On march 29 2013 at 147 pm here in dallas ga, i gave birth to my baby boy Grayson. he was born an angel. my whole pregnancy was healthy and at 38 weeks i went to the hospital with pains in my belly...i packed my bag and his diaper bag. and i...
    graysonismyangel graysonismyangel 18-21, F Apr 28, 2013

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    8 days ago today my precious baby girl Skylar

    was stillborn. My pregnancy was not planned but very welcomed. I downloaded every baby what to expect app I could find and was so excited with it being my first pregnancy. At 20 weeks I found out that I was having what I'd prayed for a baby girl and her name had been known since...
    ashleej88 ashleej88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    January 8, 2000 was the worst day of my life.

    ... I lost my daughter that day due to complications. My life was changed dramatically that night. Nothing hurts more than having to bury your baby. It's forever engraved in my mind.
    IamDemure IamDemure 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    Jakoby Anthony

    This is the first time I have been about to tell my story. I lost my son June 11, 2013. It was suppose to be the happiest day of my life I was scheduled for an induction, was a day away from being 40 weeks. I had been at the doctors office the day prior when they decided to...
    jakobysmom jakobysmom 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    I miss my daughter so much tonight.

    My sister came to my office today with her baby girl. She is 12 weeks old. When she was first born I avoided her like the flue I know how horrible that sounds. When she did a stop by today she came into my office so I shut he door behind her and she asked if I wanted to hold her...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2014

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    My Darling Maxwell

    "im sorry its not good news" Those words are said to other people....right? sadly not, those were the words that broke my heart and put my life on pause. on the 9th of march 2013 i noticed that "squidge" wasnt moving, i spoke to people and searched online forums and they all said...
    mummyjess mummyjess 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    Kysen'S Story

    I was 26 years old I never thought I would loose my first born but I did.It hurt a lot more then I thought it would but more emotionally then physical. 4 months after my miscarriage I became pregnant a second time. I was so happy I was going to do everything right this time. My...
    txlove27 txlove27 26-30 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    Broken Again.

    Hello beautiful angel mummy's, I lost Ariana in January. 39 weeks pregnant,hadn't felt her move and went and got her checked and she was gone. Tight knot in the chord. I have since then been back at work, working hard and working out getting healthy again. Two weeks ago we found...
    Ari15 Ari15 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I Gave Birth To A Stillborn At 36 Weeks...

    On March 5th, 2011, I gave birth to my daughter. She was stillborn at 36 weeks. This is the most gutwrenching heartbreak I have ever experienced. At 34 weeks I had my appointment and everything was fine. My doctor even commented on how strong the heartbeat was. I had an easy...
    SilentElle SilentElle 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    A week ago today I lost my baby boy Dominic at

    36 weeks gestation. At my 20 week ultrasound, we found out he had a condition called Bladder Outlet Obstruction. He couldn't pee, his bladder was full and backed up into the ureters and kidneys. As a result, I had complete loss of amniotic fluid which meant the lungs would not...
    Storestore Storestore 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    Give Me Strength

    I miss her more each day, I don't know what to do with myself. I was prepared to be occupied with a newborn instead I'm a mother with empty arms. I never thought something like this could happen to me. She was our love child, I need her with me. I want to believe everything...
    jordynsmom jordynsmom 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    Baby Angel

    My daughter was due March 12, 2011, via scheduled c section. On March 9, around 10 p.m., I noticed that my vigorus kicker wasn't acting like her typical happy self.  I couldn't get her to move. I tried everything - drinking juice, eating girl scout cookies, emptying my bladder...
    sbarrow sbarrow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Where Are You?

    My little Lily, a tiny speck of blond hair, tiny eyes tightly closed, fingers so small that her whole hand cut fit onto the tip of my finger. My lovely Lily, long legs tiny feet , little rosebud lips, beauty and perfection. But you were sleeping Lily, you shouldn t have been...
    jayneh122 jayneh122 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    My Sleeping Angel Ariana

    My Sleeping Angel Ariana Written on February 3rd, 2013 On January 15th 2013 at 10.10 am, I gave birth to our beautiful sleeping Angel Ariana. We found out on jan 12th that our beautiful daughters heart had stopped. I hadn't felt her move in a while.....and she was always having...
    Ari15 Ari15 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    My Angel Andrew

    I seem to have been experiencing the longest pregnancy ever, my due date was suppose to be the end of February and somehow March came and Andrew was comfortable I'm my tummy. I was anxious, excited, nervous to be a new mom and scared to death hoping I wouldn't do it wrong. With...
    Brokenheartedmom Brokenheartedmom 22-25 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    My Handsome Prince Dreden

    On the 26th of March 2013 my husband and I found out, after two girls, we were finally going to be parents to a beautiful little boy. We were over joyed. Estaticed. On July 20th I woke to use the bathroom when I noticed the umbilical cord was slipping out of me. I was staying...
    Dreden Dreden 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    Losing My Baby Girl At Full Term

    I was shocked to find out i was pregnant last Christmas 2009, Me and my partner has been trying but it had only been a month, We were very scared but very excited, We have a little boy as well Jamie who is 4, We were very happy to find out that we were having a baby girl, We...
    katybrooker katybrooker 26-30 6 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    My Angel Benjaman Jr.

    I found out I was pregnant in March of this year. The father of my children (we have a 4 year old together) was murdered in June. In July I found out our baby was a boy! How wonderful a Jr! The pregnancy went so smooth! I went to my appointment at 27 weeks and his heartbeat was...
    nanabear90 nanabear90 22-25, F Sep 11, 2013

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    Our Angel Riley

    i couldnt have been happier when i found out i was pregnant yes i was a bit shocked as i was told 3 weeks before i had polysystic ovaries prior to this i was trying for 18 months at 19 wks i noticed i hadnt felt the baby move for a few days so i went to the hospital for a scan...
    jodie79 jodie79 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    Bubba Bear

    I have just signed up on this tonight don't really understand why I put myself through reading other people's experiences reading it hurts but it also heals. The experience other mothers like yourself have been through it makes my emotions seem normal as everyone experiences the...
    BubbaBear22 BubbaBear22 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Worst Day Of My Life

    When I first learned I was pregnant, I was very upset. I was just starting my career and was not ready at that time to have a child, but my boyfriend convinced me that things would be alright and we would get through it, so I ultimately decided to keep the pregnancy. My pregnancy...
    alexisf135 alexisf135 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2013

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    Amy Baby

    i had a stillbirth at 42 weeks everything was fine up until 40 weeks perfect pregnancy was carring on in my studies no problems at all went to every anti natal check up the lot the wek before the 5th of april the day the day amy was pronuced dead i was sent by my community...
    pammyd24 pammyd24 26-30 4 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    My Angel Brylee

    On March 2 2011 my ife changed forever. I had got up early that day to be at work for 6am. After being at work for 3 hours I went to the washroom to discover that I was bleeding. My bestfriend drove me to the hospital. They hooked me up to the fetal monitor and Brylee's heartbeat...
    Charity27 Charity27 26-30 2 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    I found out I was pregnant in august 2013.

    I had a very rough pregnancy with throwing up all the time and I just didn't feel right. I couldn't wait to get over being sick and enjoy my pregnancy. This was my second pregnancy and my first sons went wonderfully no complications and perfect labor. On Christmas Eve I went to...
    chrisandsal chrisandsal 26-30, F May 3, 2014

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