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Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-27-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I remember that genetic testing/counselling was...

I remember that genetic testing/counselling was available after having three miscarriages. Ask your doctor about it, hopefully they can help you to bring home a beautiful baby.

I am very sorry to...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-27-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 6,138
Posted By amydawnsmommy
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I am very sorry to learn of the death of your precious baby Josie.

Facing death helps us to realize how beautiful life and every moment...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I think sending a card with a few heartfelt...

I think sending a card with a few heartfelt words in it would be really appreciated.

Let them know that you really care and want to be there for them in any way you can whether it's by listening,...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Dear Jen, I am so sorry to hear of the...

Dear Jen,

I am so sorry to hear of the death of your precious baby Nevin John. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

My daughter was stillborn at 22 weeks. The doctors...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 810
Posted By amydawnsmommy
bluebunny I am so sorry to learn of the death of...

bluebunny I am so sorry to learn of the death of your precious baby Joey. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

Take it step by step, moment by moment and know now that,...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Thanks cubasianchica. It helps to know that I'm...

Thanks cubasianchica. It helps to know that I'm not alone.

Tonight I went to a potluck with people I don't know but dh does and I left feeling so frustrated and sad. These people don't know us...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 4,495
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Jenny I am so sorry to learn of the death of...

Jenny I am so sorry to learn of the death of your sweet little twin. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

Remember we are always here for you any time of day or night.
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Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-26-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,521
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I am feeling so frustrated with this question...

I am feeling so frustrated with this question right now and so helpless to know how to answer it. Any way you slice it it's a painful question. *sigh*
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-21-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 4,495
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Does anyone else feel the extreme need to...

Does anyone else feel the extreme need to protect oneself from being hurt during this emotionally vulnerable time?

I haven't told the acquaintance-friends I see from day to day where I'm really...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-21-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Thank you to all of you....

Thank you to all of you. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

You're right, I need to remember to just keep breathing at this time.

Step by step I hope Baby and I can make...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-16-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By amydawnsmommy
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Dear Mama,

I can relate to the total loss of innocence and the fears of losing another baby.
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Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-16-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I'm 22 weeks today and suddenly after Hope came...

I'm 22 weeks today and suddenly after Hope came home from school I started to panic that this baby will die too and I'll be going through the awful grief all over again.

I just want this baby to...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-16-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 4,495
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Hi there, I'm new to this group. Today...

Hi there,

I'm new to this group.

Today I'm 22 weeks and freaking out that this baby will die too. All the feelings I haven't been able to deal with seem to be coming up now.

I just want to...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-02-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By amydawnsmommy
The people in real life who know about Amy Dawn...

The people in real life who know about Amy Dawn have been very happy and excited for us which has been great.

I have been nervous to tell people that don't know though because a) I don't want to...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-02-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Have you read the book Empty Cradle, Broken...

Have you read the book Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving The Death of Your Baby by Debra Davis? It has some very supportive chapters on subsequent pregnancy and parenting.

I think...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-02-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Thank you....

Thank you. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-02-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,521
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I was just going to write the very same...

I was just going to write the very same question.

Originally I would tell everyone that my first baby was stillborn but as time progressed and I kept being hurt by all the calloused remarks I...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   10-02-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I'm pregnant again and looking to gain support...

I'm pregnant again and looking to gain support from others who are or who have gone through a subsequent pregnancy after stillbirth.

My daughter, Amy Dawn, died at 22 weeks. Almost three years...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-13-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 97,808
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Thanks for sharing the great information! I've...

Thanks for sharing the great information!
I've never heard of this before!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-13-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I think spinning like that would be fun for a...

I think spinning like that would be fun for a while but would eventually wear off.

Thinking about this reminded me that DH's younger brother used to throw himself down the basement stairs for...
Forum: Women's Health   03-13-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I practiced charting before I was married to...

I practiced charting before I was married to prepare.

I think charting to track things would help your daughter get more in tune with her body and give her a better understanding of herself and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-13-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By amydawnsmommy
What I've been doing with Hope is giving her...

What I've been doing with Hope is giving her specific things to say.

For example:

"Don't hit me."
"I don't like that."
"That hurt me. Stop!"
"Hands off!"
"You are not allowed to hit me."
Forum: Personal Growth   03-13-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By amydawnsmommy
Sounds like a great book! I'll have to look for...

Sounds like a great book! I'll have to look for a copy!!!

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Forum: Dental   03-13-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 130,892
Posted By amydawnsmommy
What a superb thread!!!! I have lots of...

What a superb thread!!!!

I have lots of reading to do!!!

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Forum: The Childhood Years   03-13-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,233
Posted By amydawnsmommy
I don't think anyone will think you're a bad...

I don't think anyone will think you're a bad mother if your child swears a few times. I think it would become a problem if your child swore all the time. What's important is that you're making an...
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