Showing posts from August, 2019

The McKinney’s Tribute To their Daughter , Mya , Who They “Carried To Birth”

written by Mya’s mom and shared here with permission

Mom from Newfoundland shares photos of her son stillborn at 19 weeks

Written by his mom, Ashley , who is also admin at Life Defenders.
From the moment a mother finds out she’s pregnant, she anticipates the day she’ll get to hear her baby’s heartbeat and see him or her on the ultrasound screen. It doesn’t matter how many times she gets to see her baby, each time is just as special as the one before. 
My second ultrasound was filled with silence and concern. When the doctor first told me something was wrong, my initial thought was “the baby must have a deformity or something”. That day I was supposed to find out the sex of my baby,  never in a million years did I ever think I would be told that he didn’t make it. According to the doctor, he passed away a couple of weeks before my ultrasound.
My doctor tried to explain, but to be honest, I couldn’t quite understand it. I don’t think she understood herself. She told me that she found pockets of fluid on his arms and chest. She believed that my body created “new” antibodies to attack my baby. The scary thin…