Angels Above Us

This is a group for those of us who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, tubal pregnancy, loss of a child later on in life, etc. A group to connect to others who have experienced this painful loss and hope for the future.

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Started by Mekenzie D. Last reply by Mekenzie D Dec 31. 2 Replies

Bare with me as I search for the words..Christmas day I was so excited. Opening our precious gift to find we would be adding a baby girl to our family in May. Announcing it to everyone, we were so…Continue

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Comment by Sammy on September 15, 2013 at 7:21pm

I just wanted to introduce myself. I'm new to this site and I'm still finding my way around it.
My name is Sam, I'm 24 and from Melbourne, Australia. I've had T1D for 9 years and am on an insulin pump. I lost my little girl, Lily at 5 months when I was 19. I am beginning to consider having a family in the next few years but the idea of pregnancy is such a scary thought for me now... I'm petrified of something awful happening again. I'm so thankful to have found this site and to connect with others who have similar, though devastating experiences. Please feel free to add me... xx

Comment by Linda G on December 31, 2011 at 1:29pm


Comment by Mariah on September 3, 2011 at 3:54pm
Welcome Shadaya, Linda, Michwelle,Cathy,Jeska, Donna, Mari, Amanda, and Judith! :)
I'm sorry I have been away for so long ladies! After I miscarried in March with our first baby, I made this page on here, and then just kind of disappeared for awhile to try and deal with my grief. I was in a really terrible place, my lowest point I have ever experienced, I was so angry, depressed, sad, lost, etc.after losing the baby, even though it was so early on. It was still a baby to me, it was mine, and I was so so so excited to be a mother.

It has been almost 6 months since I miscarried and my husband and I are now trying again, I am scared to death of the next pregnancy and of losing another one, I'm terrified of that grief, and that hopeless hole I found myself in, I dont ever want to go back there again! I feel like I am ready though, finally, I can now look at pregnant people and ask God to bless them and to not let them go through what I have, where before I would just get so angry and sad when I would see a pregnant person, and then feel absolutely terrible after for the feelings I had :(
I just want you all to know that you are amazing, STRONG, beautiful women who are mothers! We all share such a unique bond, and I hope that this group touches every life that comes into contact with this page. Diabetes is a daily struggle in itself and the loss of a child, no matter how young or old, can send you into a devastating downward spiral, I hope that this page helps all who are experiencing grief and I hope to bring hope for a sunnier future for us all. We all deserve to be mothers :)
Love and hugs to every one of you,
Mariah :)
Comment by Shadaya on August 3, 2011 at 9:47pm
New to this site and group , I have been pregnant 15 times , have 1 grown daughter , lost 2 sets of twins 1978 and 1998 . Have 16 Angels in Heaven . Had 1 Tubal pregnancy , 13 miscarriages . Had 1 live successful birth 9/4/82 on a Labor Day weekend a month early was out camping but got to hospital in time !
When I carried April ( her name means "Fresh New In Faith " I clung to Jeremian 29:11 NLT "For I know the plans I have for you , says the LORD. They are plans for good and not for diaster , to give you a future and a hope ".
I also read a book called The Child Within by Mari Hanes
I hope to support others here and be supported as well God Bless each and every one of you - Shadaya
Comment by Linda G on August 3, 2011 at 8:46pm
I like to think that my precious little angels are watching over my grandchildren now, as they watched and are watching over their earthly sister and brother who are now grown.
Comment by Linda G on August 3, 2011 at 10:56am
Someone once told me that picking names for the babies I miscarried, and scribing them onto a special place, would help bring closure. I penned names, 2 boy's names...and 2 girl's onto a little wooden heart, which I had painted then glazed. I had kept it under my pillow for a while. It rests now in a treasure drawer. Did it bring closure....I think not. I think that having miscarried them so early in the pregnancies made it difficult to took a long while. We decided to adopt...our children, whom I love more than life itself....who grew IN my heart, are now 27 and 25. The only regret is not having been able to give birth to them. Our daughter met her birth mother, and was later rejected by her.Our son, with the help of his fiancee, met his...but from the get go, the birth mother has been pushy, demanding and intrusive....a bold constant reminder that I could not have given birth to Timothy....that, a constant ache in my heart. Any regrets??...not one! Would do it all over again....but the pain...the reminder of not being the only one, is often close to the surface...mostly with Timothy, because his birth mother is such a powerful presence. Life is indeed fragile, and no one knows the twists, turns, and forks in the road....and because of the unexpected, the losses, the hurts...we are who we are...we are, yes, stronger....also I believe, perhaps wiser...but mostly better able to taste life.
Comment by Linda G on August 3, 2011 at 10:43am
Thank you for the invitation Mariah....
and blessing to all ♥
Comment by amanda~ on July 21, 2011 at 1:29pm
While I am completely new to using this site, I am very thankful to have the support of so many other women who...understand what it's all about and understand how this all feels. Thank you.

I miscarried at 18 weeks (past the point where most miscarriages happen) in May 2011. We are eager to get pregnant again and while I realize the miscarriage was unavoidable and was not my fault in any way, it's still hard to not be scared that maybe there was something I could have done to prevent it. And the fear that it could happen again. You just never know.
Comment by michwelle on May 19, 2011 at 7:30am
I lost my daughter, Corrina on 9/29/2005. She was 18, my only child, and the ABSOLUTE love of my life. Losing a child at any stage of their life is devastating. There is no greater loss, no greater grief, no greater sadness. I've been traveling this road for almost 6 years now and have learned some coping skills, so I hope to be able to be supportive for anyone who may need it and to also be a part of this group.
Comment by Mariah on May 18, 2011 at 5:02pm
Thank you for sharing with us. We are happy to have you join our group and you are an inspiration to us :)

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