Mom to Little Angel

Lost August 31, 2011

Portsmouth, Virginia

When my kids were 8 months and 2 years old, we got the shock of a lifetime when we found out I was pregnant with our third child. I was so shocked and scared. We were not financially stable enough to have another child, we lived in a small two bedroom townhouse, and my 8-month old stayed sick and was in and out of the hospital.

Within a month we found a HUGE house for a great deal and my husband got a raise. Everything was coming together, and I finally felt ready and ok with having another child.

Literally, the next day after I was thought, “Let’s do this, God,” we lost the baby. I was devastated. I could not understand why we had to go through this crazy whirlwind of emotions. My heart was crushed.

Our baby was only with us for 8 weeks, but he has changed our lives forever. This was 4 and a half months ago. Things are getting better, but it has been a struggle. We are now trying to conceive again.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my baby girl, Lily, the same day as you– August 31, 2011– on the other side of the country, in California, at 14 weeks. Like you, I feel like I am slowly getting better, but it has definitely been a struggle… probably the hardest of my life. I wish you peace, healing, and a happy and healthy subsequent pregnancy.

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