We were supposed to have a baby but we had an Angel instead.
Our Angel baby was born at 39 and a half weeks on March 15th 2010. She was 7 pounds of beautiful baby girl with a perfect round nose like her big brother and the same tiny lips as her big sister. She was perfection. If only she were born one day sooner. Our baby died 2 days before her scheduled delivery date. So much of her birth is a blur. We were numb. Shocked. Angry. Our hospital staff was amazing. We spent time with her before we said our final goodbyes. Family also visited and had their time with her, too. The hospital sent us home with beautiful photos. The only pictures we have of her. Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is a beautifully tragic organization and without them and their volunteers, I would have even less of my baby home. Our pictures mean the world to me and I'm thankful for the gift. In honor of Kennon's angelversary I've started this campaign to give back in her memory and support Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, so that they may continue to give precious gifts to other families grieving the loss of babies gone too soon. Xoxo Shannon
I've posted the link to the YouTube video from this precious organization.