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I Had a Stillborn Baby

A place for the grieving, to share what was lost, and what might have been. All to point to your journey forward from your stillborn child. 521 People

    My mum started noticing the dramatic weight

    loss today... She didn't really say anything to me. She called my father though. They say I haven't made enough progress so we are moving back to my hometown. Hoping it will help me recover. I doubt it though. Going back to the place to relive that tragic day. Not pleasant. She...
    MissAnorexicNeedsHelp MissAnorexicNeedsHelp 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    At 24 weeks I had a check up with my ob.

    . he noticed our baby girls heart was racing a little faster than he expected. Later we had an ultrasound which turned into being rushed from my town to the nearest major city where I was sent to the maternity hospital that specialised in in utero and premmie baby problems.. they...
    tiffnboxy tiffnboxy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Life Changing.

    In April, I found out I was pregnant. Being only 17 at the time, I did not know what to do. I told the dad and he denied the baby being his, so I knew I would be doing this alone. I fell in love with my baby girl as soon as I found out I was pregnant. Before I was pregnant, I...
    Alexandrasmom Alexandrasmom 18-21 3 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I knew I was pregnant

    before I ever even took the test but was still surprised and extremely overwhelmed. I was 27 years old, unmarried, the daughter of a baptist preacher. I had just dealt with the loss of my grandmother who I loved dearly and I felt like my baby was a gift from her to help me...
    Tranwa Tranwa 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I was waiting for the best gift god had given

    me at 40 weeks and 3 days past my due date my baby was born asleep she was precious just how I had prayed for the most gorgeous princess I had set my eyes on... my princess I waited so long tried two times have three boys and she was gonna be the princess of the house but shes...
    jannessi jannessi 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe

    and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month old son he died in bed with my husband a freak accident who was blamed he went crazy beat me left me for my cousin he ended up In jail now he is...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Lexie Our Precious Angel

      My name is Christie and I am 33 years old.  I would like to share the story of my daughter Lexie so people experiencing a stillbirth can see the birth of their baby in a new light.  I have been married for 11 years and I have 2 beautiful daughters that are 5...
    christie1052 christie1052 31-35 5 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    An Angel Mum X

      What is an angel parent?... An angel mom is someone who carries her baby in her heart instead of her arms, she sometimes feels like a failure & feels she has let herself & her partner down, but other times she is proud to be an angel mom as only special woman carry...
    holliex holliex 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    We were blessed with a beautiful baby boy on

    December 13, 2013. Silas Jeremiah was born at 4:49 pm at 5lbs 6oz and 18in. I was 35 weeks pregnant. He had a rare form of a major heart defect and though his heart condition was steadily improving the past few months, his little heart over worked itself. The Drs were at a loss...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I Lost My Son A Month After I Lost My Sister

    I met my husband when I was 15 going on 16. I didn't know then that when we started dating a few months later that he was my soulmate and that 10 years later we'd still be going strong. Not long after we started dating my little sister suffered a tbi- traumatic brain injury and...
    Mommytoanangel104 Mommytoanangel104 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    I had a stillborn boy at 31 weeks into my

    pregnancy. This was my third pregnancy. My first daughter passed away shortly after her birth. She was born at 24 weeks. Then pretty quickly I got pregnant with another girl and my ex left us. I met my now fiancé and he stepped up into the father role. When our daughter was 8...
    Amberjacobs Amberjacobs 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everything Is Getting Worse đź’”

    Everyone keeps saying it gets better with time, but it's seem like everything is getting worse, I can't even look at my daughters pictures anymore, and I can't look in her memory box. Feels like I'm going crazy,i stopped taking my anti-depressant, I hate the way they make me feel...
    Mommyofanangel091913 Mommyofanangel091913 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Misty

    She was a full term stillbirth.  It was the most traumatic experience in my life.  I carried her for nine months, bought all her clothes, decorated her nursery, packed her clothes to come home from the hospital,  loved her dearly. It was a spontaneous rupture of...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 16 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    My Sinza. I found out I was having a surprise

    baby in June 2013. My boyfriend was angry and demanded I have an abortion. I stuck to my guns and decided to become a single mom. It was a tough time but I was determined to do my best by her. On 14.01.14, two weeks to her due date, I went for a routine antenatal check only to...
    celian celian 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello! On 4/21/13, I found out I was going to

    be a mommy!! At 11 weeks, we found out he was a beautiful baby boy. He wasn't shy at all!!:) We were so happy and excited! Could not believe it! On 12/12/13, went in for my 37 week check up, we never missed an appt, and my world and happiness came crashing down. I carried Jake...
    kobrien03 kobrien03 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    My Michael

    My husband and I had our ups and downs in our marriage. After 3 years and a two year old son we decided it wouldn't work out. We separated hot June day we split our thinks I went to live with family. Time and time again we will talk and see if things would maybe be repaired. I...
    Lovelybeeslie Lovelybeeslie 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    Pprom - Premature Ruture of Fluid

    I never imagined anything bad would happen to my pregnancy and as the weeks passed I swore we were gonna be that 5% chance that made it through with just an early delivery. I have an 8 year old durring his pregancy everything went perfect in fact my water didnt even break it had...
    myzac myzac 26-30 5 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Hi. My name is Kayla.

    I was 18 when I found out I was pregnant. I had my bundle of joy Sept. 5, 2013. I named her Karissa. She weighed 10.6 ounces at 20 weeks. She had been born stillborn. I had went to the doctor the night before, which the doctors told me I was fine and the pain I was having was...
    Karissamommie Karissamommie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I Had a Stillborn Baby

        My name is Tina and I am 30 years old. I recently moved to Saratoga Springs NY in March  2008 with my fiance from Vermont in hopes of trying to build a foundation for ourselves and our future. Things started out wonderful with the move and we enjoyed the area...
    paisley08 paisley08 26-30 9 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    The Last Goodbye

    I had always thought 2 kids were more than enough for me, I planned for another but I must say my third pregnancy came as a surprise. Finding out I had missed my cycle for a week was enough for me to confirm I was having baby number three, because (being me) the morning sickness...
    aidansmummy aidansmummy 26-30, F 5 Responses May 6, 2013

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    My husband and I tried

    for over a year to get pregnant. After one round of IUI we were pregnant. From day 1 I had problems. Open cervix, hematoma and lots of bleeding. I over came all that and after 10 weeks of bed rest our baby made it past 17 weeks and we were allowed to go back to work. On march 26...
    milena82 milena82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    at 19w 6d I went to the emergency room

    because I had woke up and started bleeding within a 15 min ( I was waiting on my ride) it had soaked threw a handful of paper towels and 2 layer of pants and was running down my legs to my ankles. they took me straight to labor and delivery (im not going to put in every detail...
    gracemarie22414 gracemarie22414 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    This was something that took me

    so long to get over and I went through a good bit of therapy. Well, today I came across this story and needed to share it. I love helping others and try doing all I can to help those in need. I hope if you read this and you will read this this story and share it as well. It...
    AudreyShyane AudreyShyane 31-35, F Apr 12

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    Hating Life.

    I miss my Layla so much, I all I really want to do is lay around and cry all day. I always try to put a smile on my face just so I won't worry my mom, but I feel so empty and alone. The only thing that would make me better is having my daughter. I just want to be with her, I wish...
    Mommyofanangel091913 Mommyofanangel091913 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    My Perfect Baby Girl

    I lost my daughter at 39 weeks. It was on a Tuesday September 17th, 2013 I didn't feel her move, I called my doctors office around 5:00 pm. They told me to drink something sugary and lay on my left side for an hour, and if I didn't feel 5 kick to go to labor & delivery. I never...
    Mommyofanangel091913 Mommyofanangel091913 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    The Last Time I Remember Being Truly Happy

    My experience began on 8/17/12.. The last day that I remember being truly happy. I woke up to my son's little kicks, just like every morning. I was 21w3d pregnant. Being 34, I could sense that my biological clock was running out, and I was so grateful to be blessed with a child...
    peaches14 peaches14 26-30 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    I Miss My Son

    March 19 2012 is when my life changed forever....my wife's pregnancy was perfect, not a single problem and she was as fit and healthly as she has ever been....1 week out from the due date she started to go into labour....but something wasn't right, instead of contractions one...
    Zeth2012 Zeth2012 36-40, M 8 Responses May 18, 2012

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    The Story Of My Son, Kaleb Rhys

    I will never forget the day that I lost my son. April 5th of 09 at 5 a.m. The day before everything was normal. I was visiting a relative, called my estranged father, and just living my life. That night is when it all happened. Before his loss, I did experience some pains and...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I Had a Stillborn Baby

    On September 1, 2006 I gave birth to Treya Ge`ne Braswell a week before her due date. The cord was wrapped around her neck twice and it had a knot in it. She weighed 7lbs 4oz. She had blue eyes and dark wavy hair. She was our first daughter. We have three boys. My...
    LittleGoldWoman LittleGoldWoman 36-40, F 7 Responses May 25, 2007

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    It's has been 2 weeks

    and 1 day since I gave birth to the love of my life.... I have always wanted to be a mother. It is truly my hearts desire. When I found out I was pregnant in Nov 2013 I was overjoyed...my dream was coming true. I have always been a worrier and from day one always took extra...
    meltimes2 meltimes2 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Having a still birth - I am 25 weeks pregnant

    today and have been told to expect a still birth due to complications with my baby. At my 20 week ultrasound the technician found that my baby has bladder outlet obstruction. In other words there is a blockage in the urethra and he can't pee. I have zero amniotic fluid, the...
    Storestore Storestore 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    My husband and I were told 6 years ago

    that we would not be able to conceive naturally. Neither of us are keen on IVF so we dealt with it, case closed. We were both content with being aunty and uncle to all our nieces and nephews. I dove head first into my career – started my own business and I then found out I was...
    Walbrugh Walbrugh 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm erik and 15 years old

    and I've lost a child. My ex girlfriend and I did everything we could to prepare to be good parents but she sadly had a miss carriage on December 14th of 2012 it's hard living with myself because I feel like it was our falt
    sofranko12 sofranko12 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Empty.

    I finally had something to live for! before I got pregnant I wanted to die. she saved me and gave me a life to look forward to and something to live for. now that she's gone...... I have nothing, I have no one....
    Alexandrasmom Alexandrasmom 18-21 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    It was just a normal Thursday in December.

    I was coming early from work to go to my 32 week check up. It was a normal bi-weekly with an ultra sound. My husband and I got to the doctor office and waited for the ultra sound tech to call our name. Knowing that this was the last schedule ultra sound I was going to have, I...
    llmitchell llmitchell 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Today my son would have been two months old.

    I swear I miss him so much I would give anything to have him back. Everyday I just think about what me and him would be doing at the moment, how he would look...just everything. A few days ago when I was at the hairdresser a lady overheard me talking to the lady who does my hair...
    ksybilannw ksybilannw 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I had a beautiful baby girl,

    Grace stillborn on Christmas Eve and feel the need to share my story of my life with pregnancy and loss, if I start at the beginning, I feel pregnant when I was young and had a son Thomas who is now 16, easy pregnancy, lovely baby. I married my husband in 2004 and we wanted to...
    AngelGrace AngelGrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Giving Birth To A Still Born

    18 months after my mother passed from ovarian cancer I was Diagnosed with a cyst on my right ovary that grew very rapid & over ride my "girlie girl" parts. The doctors decided with the history from my mother to remove my right Fallopian tube & right ovary as well. Surgery went...
    CuleJule CuleJule 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Mommy'S Little Angel: Gregory Jr.

    I gave birth to my little angel...my sleeping baby almost two weeks ago on Friday November 15, 2013 at 9:15 pm. I was full term, 40 weeks and 5 days...delivering him 5 days after my due date. This was my first child so I never knew the actual feeling of the signs to look for...
    ksybilannw ksybilannw 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    Everyone I know Is Pregnant.

    In the last year I gave birth to my sweet baby boy Brandon whom was stillborn on July 20th 2010 and i also had a miscarriage in December. I feel like i am never going to be able to have another baby again. It makes me so upset but i swear everyone i know has either just given...
    katiecrumley katiecrumley 26-30 Apr 21, 2011

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    July 24th 2013 found out I was pregnant me

    and my fiancé were over the moon, come august 7th 2013 at the midwives found out I was 7weeks, went for our scan September 2013 and seen our little bean bouncing around was the happiest moment ever. I booked in a 4D gender scan for November 1st 2013 so off we went for our scan...
    Jaydenandblakesmummy Jaydenandblakesmummy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    whitby66 whitby66 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    On January 21, 2014 I gave birth to an Angel.

    I was 38 weeks pregnant. I named her Brailea Marie. She was 8 pounds and 7 ounces, and 21 inches long. I woke up that morning and was in labor I got to the hospital and my baby had no heartbeat. It was the worse day of my life. I have really bad flash backs and very bad regret...
    caitharp caitharp 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    My Lil Maricelita

    My husband and i we were looking forward on our 2nd daughter Maricela. I was in labour on september 28 and we headed to the hospital as the nurses checked for the fetal heartbeat they couldn't find it. N we got the worst news in our lives " sorry your baby has passed away ". I...
    maca84 maca84 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Im actually one of those girls you here about.

    You know? The pregnant teenager. Im only 17. I became pregnant at 16. But that doesn't change the fact that I lost my baby. At 16 weeks I had a ultrasound that said I will be having a baby BOY. I was super excited! But that's not all it said. The ultrasound showed that my son...
    autumnmichelle autumnmichelle 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    My First Child Was A Stillborn

    I lost my first child do to stillbirth. I got pregnant in May,2010 and was due in Feb2011 normal pregnancy ,no health issues. We found out we were having a baby girl in August,2010. From there on every was going great. We were so happy. We gave her the name Khristain naming her...
    Mea124 Mea124 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    My daughter was born March 15 2014 she was

    perfect . Two days before I lost her due to a blood clot in her umbilical cord I was at the doctor and she was up and moving all around in me as usual and her heartbeat was fine the next day I noticed she wasn't moving nearly as much as she always did so I called my doctor went...
    londynn londynn 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Everyones Angel

    MY NAME IS KIMBERLY.IN SEPT OF 2011 I FOUND OUT WE WERE EXPECTING. WE HAVE TWO BEAUTIFUL BOYS AGE 11 AND 8 SO THIS WAS KIND OF A SURPRISE`.MY DAD HAD FOUND OUT HE HAD CANCER IN 2010 SO WITH ME BEING THE ONE LIVING IN THE SAME TOWN I STEPPED UP TO TAKE CARE OF HIM.WHEN I FOUND OUT...
    KENNEDIANGEL KENNEDIANGEL 26-30 Dec 14, 2012

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    I'm 16 now and I have a daughter. I've been dating the same guy (Caleb) since 2010 when I was 12 and he was 13. When I was 15 I got pregnant and now baby zoey is 4 months old...
    VioletandCaleb VioletandCaleb 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    On 12th June 2013 I did the test, my boyfriend of 3 months sitting on my bed. We both knew before I came back in from the bathroom what my result would be. I was pregnant. On 3rd...
    littlelil1 littlelil1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am married and we have a one year old. We have always have certain issues between us - an up and down relationship where everything is 'perfect' one minute then suddenly from...
    Bosnell02 Bosnell02 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    There is this girl that went to my school and a few weeks before graduation I was walking to class and saw her and noticed that she had a bit of a baby bump going on, I thought...
    Brickwall96 Brickwall96 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I had an abortion the day after Valentines day 2014. I had just had a baby-who I love more than anything. I was in a stupid, bad relationship. He's horribly addicted to drugs and...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago