Baby Death Poems

Death of a Baby Poems

Death of a loved one is always a cause for mourning. However, when a baby dies, there is a sadness that goes beyond normal grief. We are programmed to expect that the old outlive the young. When a person who has lived a full life passes away, there is a sense that everything is as it should be. When a baby passes, who has not even has the chance to experience life, his death seems meaningless. If he was meant to die so soon why did he even come into the world?

Sad Poems about the Death of a Infant

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Our Dearest Little Nephew Jacob
  • By Renee
  • Published: March 2011
Our Dearest Little Jacob

Our dearest little Jacob
Who was so pure and so true
It's not at all right
What has happened to you...

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Losing A Baby Isn't Easy
  • By April Westlake
  • Published: July 2013
My Little Angel

I never got to hold you,
Or kiss your little head
Or watch you sleeping soundly,
All snuggled in your bed....

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Hello Nancy

There is an organisaion which compassionately supports those whose child has died and it is The Compassionate Friends. You will always find someone to comfort you...

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Death Of A Baby Poem
Empty Arms

Holding out these empty arms
Cursing my disillusionment
Why did I imagine it could be any other way
that I could have been content, dreams that's all it was,...

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This reminds me of what I have done for the past 4 years since my son passed March 16th and surviving 36 hours of a painful life. I was so happy for him when he was born and i thought he...

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Heaven's Rocking Chair

Are there rocking chairs in Heaven
where little babies go?
Do the angels hold you closely
and rock you to and fro? ...

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My younger sister gave birth to a baby girl and lost her within 18 hours, due to some breathing problem. She was amazing. You know the moment when doctor say that the child passed away to my...

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  • By Krista Nielsen
  • Published: July 2013
In Heaven On Your Birthday

Precious in your little frame, You danced into my heart.
And with the grace with which you came, With grace you did depart.
You held my finger in your hand, And with it held my soul.
I fell in love with those wide eyes, One kiss and I was whole. ...

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One day my little baby died at 1 day old. I was devastated, I cried every night and she was my first baby. I was so sad I still cry till this day and on May 15,2016 she will be 5 years old. ...

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Poem About Being Blessed By Son's Short Life
  • By Cara Veronica Doyle
  • Published: July 2011
Beautiful Boy - RIP Darling Adrian

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My darling Adrian,
My love and my joy
Can't believe it's today -
you're my birthday boy...

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I called my baby 'little warrior', born premature at only 1000gms. The battle he has gone through is very tough..staying in the ICU for the rest of his time alive.
Losing him, I...

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Poem By Father Of Dead Baby
The Strength You Gave Me

They tell me it's amazing how I've stayed so strong,
but they don't see how I cry when I hear your song,
they see the smile on my face but miss the hurt in my eye,
I would rather seem rude than let them see me cry,...

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I'm so touched by your poem, it hurts so much to loose a baby. I'm also a victim, mine is like a torture coz he passed on only 4 days to his first birthday. I had grown so fond of him and her...

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Good Bye To My 4 Month Baby Cousin
  • By Cheyanne Ward
  • Published: October 2008
Good Bye

It's time to say goodbye
and we don't understand why
today is the day we lay
our little man to rest...

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My 4 month old cousin passed away almost 2 weeks ago to SIDS. He was the smiliest most angelic little boy I've ever had the pleasure of coming into contact with. This poem made me cry. Thank you

  • By Athena Ali
  • Published: May 2011
Tiptoed Moments

I am a free spirit like a wind
I bend with the breeze, carefree with the bliss.
I wander here and there,
And finally found a love to share....

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Its my best friend's story that I would like to share. My daughter had always been an inspiration for my friend to have a second child, though the health was not suitable. My friend was...

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Poem On Death Of Baby Nephew
  • By Anjelica Zaez
  • Published: February 2006
A Little Angel

Never shall I forget the horrible smell of hospital.
The smell of the medicine, the smell of cafeteria.
The strong smell of the hospital.
Never shall I forget the pain we went through, the tears we cried, and the question.

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