Losing a Baby Means Losing Part of Your Life – But Also Gaining a Lot More

3 years ago

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. Thinking about how losing my sweet baby girl has affected our life. I’ve come to believe – or rather, know – that when you lose a child, you actually lose a lot more than that.

Obviously, the biggest and most hurtful piece of what we’ve been through is losing our baby. There’s no getting around that. If May wouldn’t have happened, we would have a week old baby at home right now. But May DID happen, and there’s nothing I can do to change it. We were put on this course of life for a reason.

But just because there’s a reason (or at least, I hope there’s a reason) that this is the reality of our life, doesn’t mean it’s easy to accept. Losing a baby makes you look at life from a completely new perspective. It forces you to see that there are things that just aren’t important any more...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project

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