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Bringing Luka home (New Zealand)

The story of our Angel – Luka Pixie Morris 13 December 2012 My name is Ashleigh. I am 31 years old. I have two children – Maya, 12years, and Jakob, 9years. I am no longer with their dad. My darling partner Shane and I, we have an Angel – Luka. My pregnancy with Luka was…

Bringing Talina Home (Australia)

Talina Gabrielle Azri (13/08/2002 – 13/08/2002) Ten years ago, I discovered a world I knew nothing about when I happily went for my nineteen week scan, pregnant with my third child. That day, my daughter Talina was diagnosed with Potter’s Sequence in utero; a fatal form of Kidney disease. I remember being told by the…

Bringing Connor Home (New Zealand)

My Lil Angel Connor My son was kicking in my belly from 14 weeks into my pregnancy; he made himself known from very early on. We were very nervous from the start as I had bleeding for the first 12 weeks and also suffered a missed miscarriage six years before. I imagined him to be…

Bringing Tabitha-Rose Home (New Zealand)

Flip through the slides below to see Laura and Bryon’s photos of their daughter, Tabitha-Rose, and their time together when they brought Tabitha-Rose home for a few days after she died.

A Bereaved Mother’s Regret (Canada)

When I first learned about the practice of bringing stillborn babies home, I was struck by how different it was from my own experience when our son, Toren Edward, was stillborn at 38 weeks due to an umbilical cord accident. Nine months after he was born still, we were in Arizona attending the MISS Foundation…

Bringing Thor Home (USA)

The official pronouncement of Thor’s death came an hour after his delivery, but I’d known he was dead since he’d come out without a pulse. If they’d been able to resuscitate him, someone would have told me. The hospital staff said we could have him for half an hour. Once upon a time, stillborn babies…

Bringing Raja Home (New Zealand)

Click the image or this link in order to watch the documentary, “Five Hours With Raja” (47mins). Baby Raja was diagnosed with a fatal birth defect and his parents, Claudia and Amit chose to carry him to term, even though they knew that his diagnosis meant that he would die during or shortly after birth….

Welcome to our “Families Speak” Circle

Bereaved families who’ve brought their stillborn or deceased babies home have generously shared their stories, photos and videos with us so that you can see for yourself and get a sense of what their time together is like for the family. Scroll below to view movies and photos or read stories from families around the…

Bringing Emily Home (New Zealand)

This is a video about the life and death of Emily Thomas. Her parents brought her home, and this video includes images of their time together in the hospital, at home, and at Emily’s funeral.

Bringing Layla Home (Australia)

Vanessa Gorman is the mother of Layla and the director of the documentary, Losing Layla. This short clip from the documentary shows Vanessa and her partner, Michael, bringing Layla home from the hospital.