Entries by liana

Remy & Co Pasta Bar

Michael and Nina honour their stillborn daughter Remy with each meal they serve at their restaurant Remy & Co Pasta Bar, with a donation to Stillbirth Foundation and Sands from each meal ordered. They recently marked their one year anniversary which was a celebration of community and awareness.

Logan

By Jane Bond, mother of Logan The heart is bleeding, a gaping hole resides My baby was born in a shadow, never to see the light The heft of my sorrow is beyond comprehension It’s a feeling beyond divine The love I have for him never to be mentioned I carry it alone through time […]

Odd Comments

Written by Kate Henderson, mother of Lorraine The undertaker stands in front of me. He motions for my unspoilt precious baby girl. But why? Why should I have to give away my only child? I stare down at my little girl. Her perfectly shaped rosy lips. Her cute button nose. Her closed peaceful eyes. She […]

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance – October 15

October 15 marked International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day and we were honoured to attend a memorial ceremony held at Woronora Memorial Park. The event included a candlelight ceremony to partake in the international wave of light and also saw the unveiling of a permanent memorial for Landon Max Baggett and all stillborn babies. Although these […]

Baby Alice

By Wendy Day, mother of Alice My doctor was away when I went to the final check-up and his partner picked up that there was something wrong with the baby.  I had instinctively known that and during the pregnancy had tried to prepare myself to look after a handicapped child.  He explained that my baby […]

Bunyip Community Day

When Adam’s good friends lost their baby Evie, he wanted to do something that would make a difference. So he decided to fundraise for stillbirth research. He decided to have a ‘beard shave off’ of his gloriously long beard and get people to donate. With enough donations he also volunteered to dye his beard and […]

#SupportaDad

These men have found interesting ways to raise money for a necessary cause – stillbirth research. From beard shaves to running in costumes, multiple marathons or trivia nights. The methods employed are noteworthy and creative in their efforts to #supportadad. This can (and should) be done all year round but September is noteworthy since Father’s […]

Born Sleeping

Shared with generous permission of Laura Sheehan @ thewholemummy.com I held you in my arms, I kissed your soft, pink lips, I nuzzled your cheeks, your nose, your tiny perfect ears. I breathed in every inch of you. So hard, to let you go. . . .Beau, born sleeping the 19/06/14. We’d just celebrated our Hurricane’s […]

A Father’s Perspective

Matt Casey, 8 March 2016 Twelve months ago I wrote the words that follow: ‘Tomorrow I say goodbye to my daughter, my little Angel. She was born in the arms of God on the 11th March 2015 at 7:55am. It is a day that I thought would never happen to my family and to be […]