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January 26th, 2013, 03:15 PM
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I am so so so deeply sorry for your loss. I know the pain of losing an infant as I lost my newborn daughter last November at 22 days old. I think the hardest part for me is that nobody talks about her, nobody wants to "upset me". I dont know how true that is in your situation or not. I feel, as mothers, we need to keep their memory alive or else it was like they never existed at all. So I talk about it as much as I can. It makes me feel better, as though she is in the nursery just fine. Everybody has their own coping techniques but I know that going through the loss of a child, much less an infant, is so unnatural feeling and its like a little piece of you died with them. Never to return. Make sure you talk to someone. Dont try to do it alone. I tried and snapped into full blown depression.
I know your pain so please pm me if you EVER need to talk. Best of luck sweetie.
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January 27th, 2013, 03:36 PM
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Yeah its the same with me. Very few female friends and my family is so hush hush.
See I had my daughter cremated but never got any type of service or funeral type of closure. I feel like it never really finished. That I still havent said goodbye. I need that closure so I talk about her any chance I get. My husband and I have 2 other kids to care for that need us to be strong but I couldnt bring myself to tell my 8 yr old daughter that her baby sister was cremated-it would freak her out. So she just continuously asks when we're going to bury her. Which makes it worse. I often wonder the same though if people are just moved on and dont think about her anymore or what? How can you recover so easily from something so tragic? I have talked to a few counselers from the MISS foundation which has been really helpful. Maybe you can try that out and see if it helps you also...?
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