I never saw your twinkling eyes
Or touched your precious feet.
I never shared a tiny yawn
Or rocked you fast asleep.
Poems about Pregnancy Loss
One of life's most painful losses is that of an unborn child. Miscarriages cause a pain that is unfamiliar to most and understood by few. Parents feel a strong and natural love for their unborn child and to lose their little one to death before they ever had a chance at life can seem unfair, cruel even. Parents are left to wonder what might have been and a pair of empty arms can seem emptier than ever before. Faced with such a terrible situation parents should remember that it is normal, necessary, and healthy to grieve.
Poems for Coping with Miscarriage Loss
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Although We Never Met
I never saw your twinkling eyesFeatured Shared Story
This poem is everything I've been thinking but unable to say. I was a young mother. I'm 16 and I lost my baby. When I started bleeding they told me everything was fine. They told me my baby...
So quickly you came into our lives,
So quickly torn away.
Never got the chance to meet you.
There's so much I want to say.Featured Shared Story
I got married in July and my husband and I were surprised when found that I was pregnant 3 months later. We were over the moon at how lucky we had been to fall pregnant so soon. However, our...
Losing A Baby Isn't Easy
I never got to hold you,
Or kiss your little head
Or watch you sleeping soundly,
All snuggled in your bed.Featured Shared Story
Cole was a full-term baby. He died hours after birth. We held him for hours, passing him around. We knew he wouldn't live long, so we talked to him, telling him how much we loved him. After 4...
Grief And Pain After A Miscarriage
My body is still birthing,
But nothing is to show.
The little life that was to be
Left my body days ago.Featured Shared Story
I've had 2 miscarriages...one at 8 weeks and one at 12. I'm still grieving. I agree, it is a very lonely process. It's been 2 years since my first one. The pain subsides but never fully goes...
We don't want to cry anymore,
But the pain won't go away.
Our hearts are torn in two
Because our baby couldn't stay.Featured Shared Story
I found out I was pregnant with our 6th child very early on, the day my period was due. We had been trying for a boy. At 12 weeks, I found out through chromosome testing that this would be...
Sadness And Healing After Loss Of An Unborn Baby
I only had you for a little while.
I was never able to see your smiles,
Yet I thank God for the little time we had,
Even though when you left, I was sad.Featured Shared Story
My friend's mother also had one miscarriage, and the second baby died after being one month old. The mother still numbing that pain, and I hope this poem is going to help her.
Two pink lines, we knew it was true,
Sooner than later we would meet you.
I yelled for your Daddy, and smiled just so,
He stood there in shock and a glorious glow.Featured Shared Story
I fell pregnant in 2012. I had the two lines come up on the test. I was excited but my partner (now ex) wasn't. He said he would throw me down stairs to make sure the baby doesn't survive. I...
Poem Not Understanding Why Son Was Taken
I'm sitting here mystified and numbed with pain
To lose someone so close, yet so far away.
Some say you can't lose something you never had.
If that's true, then how can I feel this sad?Featured Shared Story
My eldest son came with his arm held high to the sky. His identical twin brother came with him, modest and his hand holding his mamma's thigh. They were born a miracle at 23 weeks gestation....
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