Our beautiful baby daughter Anabelle was born sleeping June 2010.
Blessed with the screaming arrivals of our gorgeous rainbow sons,
Alexander October 2011, Zachary November 2013 and Lucas July 2016.

After Anabelle - Raising Rainbows
Heartbreak. Joy. Death. Life. But most of all Love.

Sunday, 2 October 2011

October


Our baby girl died. Our baby girl has a name. Her name is Anabelle Violet. She was born on 21st June 2010. She was, she is, a much loved and wanted daughter, niece and granddaughter. Our baby was 1 of 17 babies that died that day in the UK. 

This month is October, October is pregnancy and babyloss awareness month. Please help raise awareness by sharing our reality, breaking the taboo, learning about the work that Sands do and by joining in this years "Wave of Light" and lighting a candle on the 15th October. 

Please remember the so many angel babies like Anabelle. 

Seventeen babies will die today
Thirty-four parents filled with despair
But, will anyone even notice
Will anyone even care

One hundred and nineteen babies will be born still this week
Or die within four weeks of birth
Does anyone who's not a grieving parent
Appreciate these babies worth

Countless more will die
Whilst nestling in mother's womb
But they won't quite make 24 weeks
Not important it's assumed

We've asked for media coverage
To highlight this tragedy
Do we feel we've been listened to
Well not if you ask me

We've been met with a wall of silence
A child's death is such a taboo
But would you keep the silence
If this tragedy happened to you

We're asking for a voice
So other's know they're not alone
Not asking for much you may think to yourself
But apparently that's not so

In asking to be heard
We've asked for way too much
Making people feel uncomfortable
Best to stay out of touch

So as a grieving mother
Into a corner I should retreat
Keep my grieving to my self
I should know when I am beat

But NO, we won't just go away
Our babies deserve so much more
We'll keep on fighting for awareness
For this very important cause

And if we make you feel uncomfortable
So be it, we make no apology
Grieving our children isn't wrong
We'll grieve for eternity

So come on world, please back us up
Don't let child loss remain taboo
For one day you may be affected
That grieving parent, could be you!


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