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August 1st, 2012, 08:18 PM
Strawberry21's Avatar Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2007
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My cousins wife lost their baby at 17-18 weeks. The went in for the us to determine gender and instead, found out the baby had passed away. She delivered a tiny baby boy yesterday afternoon.

I would like to send her a care package to try and lift her spirits. I need some ideas of things to include in the package.

Thanks in advance.
It's a BOY!! Gavin was born 3/28/13 10:37am
8#2oz 22 inches long!
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August 2nd, 2012, 06:05 AM
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I am so sorry for her and your family's loss. It is devastating to hear. One thing is a card with a handwritten note inside. For me knowing that someone cared enough to write to me either telling me they have never been through it and can't imagine what I was going through or them telling me the story of their loss and that I wasn't alone helped immensely. Memorial jewelry is always a good idea. Another thing is if your close enough take them a meal, the last thing they are going to want to do is cook. Let her know you are there for her to talk to. I know for me that the first 2 weeks I had a ton of people offering support and then they disappeared an that is when I needed them the most. Another thing you could put in is an angel figurine. Willow Tree Angels are a good thing for those. Your such a person for doing this.

My Angels- 12-15-08 @ 13w3d♥ 05-09 @ 6w2d♥ & 2 Early Losses♥ Twins 9-7-10♥ & 10-2-10 ♥ 2/11/11

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