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#241 of 286 Old 07-19-2004, 05:15 PM
 
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Brandi we don't know each other but I hope everything turns out ok!
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Brandi,

I prayed to St. Gerard Majella, patron Saint of expectant mothers, for you today to ask for his intercession before Our Lord Jesus Christ for the life of your baby. I also prayed the Memorare to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy for you both.

Dominus Vobiscum,
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Brandi,

I'm sending all my love and positive energy out to you and your family. My heart is with you. Wishing you much strength, mama. Praying for good news.....

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#244 of 286 Old 07-19-2004, 07:20 PM
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I too have been thinking of you all day...I hope all is well.
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Oh Brandi!!! I just checked in for the first time today. My heart is with you You are in all of our thoughts

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Thank you all for the thoughts and prayers, they have been felt.

Our sweet baby will be spending its time not on this earth though. We are trying to initiate labor and if all goes well we will still deliver at home with our midwife. Right now I cannot explain how I feel. Right now.......I don't know. I had a feeling all along of being unsettled and a worry that nagged about this baby, so I feel like a deeper part of me has been dealing with this all along. I am happy for the chance to birth my baby peacefully at home, I will get to hold and meet my baby, I will just have to surrender this sweet one far sooner than I could have ever imagined. Thank you very much for all of the support and love, I don't know that I will be posting much for a while, at least not in this section. Please start a new thread, there are still some wonderful babies waiting in the wings that have mommies that need the support of this wonderful thread. You understand what I am getting at.
lovingly, Brandi

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I am so very sorry Brandi. You will stay in my thoughts. - Tiff

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I am so so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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I understand that you will probably not even read this but I have to send my prayers and sorrow off in some direction... I am so, so broken-hearted for you. Mother to mother- your pain must be unfathomable. I'm sorry, I'm so sorry.

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Oh Brandi.... I am so, so, so sorry... My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time...
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I am so sorry, mama. I'll be wishing you strength in this difficult time.
We'll be thinking of you and your precious angel.
Blessings,

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Brandi
THough you may not read this, I am sending much love to you and your family. I cannot imagine what this must be like for you.
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Brandi, I don't have the words to express how deeply sorry I am. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts.

OUR DAUGHTERS ARE PROTECTED SHOULDN'T OUR SONS BE TOO! :
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I tried to respond to your email, but for some reason the AOL address you gave is not working. I tried twice, and it keeps saying failure to deliver. I tried to email you through this forum, but it says "this member has elected not to recive emails here." Maybe you can send me another email address?


Brandi,

So very sorry for your heartbreak. My prayers are with you during your suffering.

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Oh Brandi, I do not have the words to express how sorry I am to hear of your loss. Please know that you and your family will always have a special place in my heart. My love goes out to you.
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Labor in peace, Momma.....I am so sorry.
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Brandi, I am so very very sorry.
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brandi,

you and your family will be in my thoughts.

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I'm so sorry, Brandi.
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Brandi, I think your words must have comforted us more than we could have possibly comforted you. Thank you so much for checking in with us. I can only express my sorrow and my thankfulness that you can complete this process at home and surrounded by love. I am so very sorry. I am holding you and your family in my heart.

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Oh Brandi, I am so sorry

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Oh Brandi I am so very sorry May you labor in peace and love mama...
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Brandi~ I'm so sorry... I can't imagine what you are going through. Just know that we all feel for you on this UC group.
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Brandi, I wanted to send my love to you. Maybe if you feel like it later, you could post pictures of your sweet babe.
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First I wanted to thank you all for your loving words and support. It means a lot to me, I am feeling the love and the healing.

We had a lovely and peaceful birth at home. Labor was quick. And we got to spend the whole night with our sweet babe.
Galadriel Marie was born July 19th 2004 around 11 pm. She weighed in at 5
lb 4 oz and 17 inches long. She is beautiful. She has her daddy's feet,
dark brown curly hair, red ruby lips that look just like dd2's mouth. Her
cord and placenta were so tiny, just like she is. She was a breech
delivery, I came out just fine without any tears or abrasions. She had
apparent developmental problems. Something was wrong from the beginning.
We are not sure about internally, but there were some physical abnormalities
that lead us to believe that there were problems internally. She is now at
the funeral home and we decided against having her tested for anything. She
is at peace. Dh and I are are doing well. Waiting for my mom to bring the
girls back home. Things happen for a reason. I am so thankfull that we got
to hold our baby and spend the night with her. She truly is magical. I
miss her and it is hard to think about her, but I love her and she felt so
right to hold, but she was not meant for this world. She is in good hands
with her grandma.
Thank you all, peace and love.
Brandi

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Thanks for sharing your story with us, Brandi. I'm so glad your sweet baby was surrounded by her loving family at home. Please take extra good care of yourself and know that we are here for you.

Blessings,

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Yes, thank you for sharing with us Brandi. It sounds like it was a peaceful birth and a peaceful way to say goodbye to your daughter. I'm glad for you that it was at home and that you got to spend that night with her.

I've had losses, but I cannot imagine what you are feeling since my losses have been early. If you haven't visited the birth loss forum yet, maybe you should when you feel up to it. The people there are very understanding and kind. I know that sharing with them has been helpful for me in healing from my losses.

My thoughts are and will remain with you. Take care - Tiff

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Brandi,

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful birth with us. You are a strong mama and I know that your little one is at peace. I am sad for you but happy that it was a gentle peaceful birth, exactly what you wanted, and you got to hold your sweet little girl in your arms. I am glad she has grandma to take care of her.

Much love and peace to you.
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Brandi, thank you for sharing that with us. You are an amazing woman and mother. I haven't stop thinking about you and I won't. Much peace and love to you and your family! I also wanted to say your understanding and perspective of something so hard is profound.

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Ditto to everything Sheacoby said, and hugs and love to you.
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