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December 6th, 2010, 08:10 AM
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To begin, I would like to say I am sorry for the losses everyone has suffered

Is it ok for me to join here too? My angel was born on Nov. 9th, but I was only 19 weeks and 2 days along... I have read some of the posts and I am so sorry for those who lost their babies later in pg... I almost broke apart losing Daniel, I cannot even imagine it having happened later. God bless you ladies for your strength.
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December 6th, 2010, 08:27 AM
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Of course you may join. The medical community defines stillbirth as being after 20 weeks but we pretty much welcome everyone. If you've delivered a sleeping baby, you know our pain.

My son Clark was born at 19w6d on July 10, 2008.
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December 6th, 2010, 08:45 AM
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We angel mommies stick together!!!
We're here any time you need us!!!

Hi, I'm Dawna. My daughter, Avery, was born at 22 weeks after my water
broke at 19 weeks 5 days. I'm very sorry you have to be here...but I'm so
very glad you found us!!!

Hugs from Houston!
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December 6th, 2010, 08:50 AM
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Of course you can come and post with us!

I am so sorry for your loss. My son Colm was born May 13, 2009 at 24 weeks. We think it was a cord accident because of his cord being too thin where it entered his body.
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December 6th, 2010, 11:09 AM
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welcome to the board im sorry to have to welcome u here, im claire host of the board my daughter jessica was born sleeping in june 2005
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December 6th, 2010, 11:25 AM
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I"m so sorry for the loss of your son Daniel. He is with my girls, Kayla & Kaitlin, identical twins, who I lost at 23 weeks on 11-9-08. I'm sorry you have to join this board. Please some around and vent, talk, scream, cry, whatever you need to get through. There is a ton of support here.
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December 6th, 2010, 11:48 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss. The girls are great here.
Our son died during labour at 41+ Weeks.
His name is malachi and he was born dec 8 2008
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December 6th, 2010, 12:56 PM
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I'm so sorry for you loss. I lost my Elijah at 19 weeks too and over here he is classed as a late miscarriage. In my eyes though, I went through labor and delivery and he was born into my arms.

This is a great place to share feelings and get support.
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December 6th, 2010, 04:22 PM
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I agree with all the other ladies. If you feel like you belong here, then you're welcome.

I'm so sorry that Daniel isn't still with you. Like Dawna said, I'm sorry that you have to be here, but I'm glad you found us.

My Cora was stillborn May 2, 2006 at 38 weeks
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December 6th, 2010, 09:26 PM
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You are certainly welcome here. I agree that if you have labored and delivered your baby then you know the pain of stillbirth whether or not you hit the *magical* 20 week mark. I'm so sorry for the loss of your son Daniel.

My name is Elsa. I lost my daughter Lucy to a heart defect at 20.5 weeks 1/17/2010.
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December 7th, 2010, 07:35 AM
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I'm sad to have to welcome you here but am glad you found us. This is a great group of ladies.
I'm Carrie, my son Eli was born still at 26 weeks on August 29th, 2009.
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December 8th, 2010, 09:09 AM
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I'm so sorry you have to join us here and very sad to hear of the loss of your Daniel. You are more than welcome to join us here, the ladies here are wonderful support.

I'm Stephanie and my first born Katrina was born still at almost 23 weeks in August 2008.

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December 9th, 2010, 05:22 AM
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I'm sorry Tanya that you have to join us here. I will say that these ladies were my support for the 1st couple of months after I lost my wee baby. They are AMAZING!!

My little boy, Patrick was born sleeping on March 31 2010 at almost 17 weeks.
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December 9th, 2010, 08:05 AM
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I have seen you on one of the other forums, to me it sucks no matter when our babies were taken from us. I have had my angels come at various gestational ages, but my oldest daughter Makenzie was born still at 38 weeks on May 18, 1997 due to heart stress.
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