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Old 06-02-2011, 07:06 PM - Thread Starter
 
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It is with amazing sadness that I let you all know that our little boy passed away during labor. I went through with labor after we found out and was able to have our VBAC that I promised him. I will write a full birth story for those that are interested in hearing it.

There was nothing that could have been done, it was a severe umbilical cord torsion, that happened suddenly during a normal labor. We heard his normal heartbeat and an hour later when we check again, there was none. An emergency ultrasound showed no heartbeat at that point. I went through with labor and gave birth vaginally to him. He arrived at 7pm June 1st, weighing 10 lbs 6oz. And was 20.4 inches long. We were able to hold him, and take a few pictures of him, before I was rushed to OR because I tore very badly in three different places.

We are taking some time to heal and I am grateful in advance for your thoughts and prayers.

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oh, cerise, i am so sorry.  i cannot begin to imagine what you and your family are going through, but please know that you are in my thoughts. 

 

i think i speak for all the women here when i say that we are here for you if/when you need us. grouphug.gif

 

i would love to hear mateo's birth story when you're ready to share.

 

again, i'm sorry.


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Oh Cerise--many, many tears of sorrow are being shed for you and your family. I felt literal pain when I read about your sweet angel Mateo. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.


 
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oh, cerise, i am so sorry. i cannot begin to imagine what you and your family are going through, but please know that you are in my thoughts.

i think i speak for all the women here when i say that we are here for you if/when you need us. grouphug.gif

i would love to hear mateo's birth story when you're ready to share.

again, i'm sorry.


This exactly. Big hugs cerise! I'm so sorry.


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I'm so, so sorry to read this.  My heart is just breaking for you and your family.  Please take care of yourself. 

 

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I am so very very sorry for your loss. Praying you find comfort during this hard time. hug2.gif


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Oh no. I am so sorry to hear this.  My heart hurts for you and your family.

 

I, too, would like to hear sweet Mateo's birth story when you are ready to share.


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I am so sorry for your loss.What an awesome mama you are for giving him that birth. Praying for quick healing and peace for you mama.


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i am not from this ddc but ((((((((((_)))))))))))) i am so sorry mama :*(


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Oh Cerise--many, many tears of sorrow are being shed for you and your family. I felt literal pain when I read about your sweet angel Mateo. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Exactly.

 

I am so very sorry for your family's loss.
 

 

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heartbreaking...so very sorry for the loss of your sweet boy candle.gif


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Oh Cerise--many, many tears of sorrow are being shed for you and your family. I felt literal pain when I read about your sweet angel Mateo. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.



there's no way for me to say this any better. 

i feel especially connected to all the other end-of-the-monthers....thinking of you and your family.


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I can't even begin to express my feelings of sorrow for the loss of your baby boy.  My heart goes out to you and your family as you grieve the loss of your beautiful angel.

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Oh Cerise.

 

I'm so so sorry. What a gift you gave him, to birth him like you promised you would. You're in my prayers.


It's such a relief to finally trust yourself.
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