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Have a babies funeral tomorrow

(33 Posts)
anniebear Mon 24-Jan-05 21:02:39

Am dreading it.

It is a friend of mine whom I met at the SN Toy Library.

Her baby had heart probs and went in hospital in October.

He passed away last week, he was just 2 weeks off his 1st Birthday.

Can't imagine what they must be going through.

Isn't life jsut so awful sometimes?

Catbert Mon 24-Jan-05 21:06:25



No advice for you really, I'm so sorry for her loss. I have attended a baby funeral. The coffins are so small. It's heartbreaking. Just being there for your friend will mean alot to her. life truly sucks sometimes.

nm Mon 24-Jan-05 21:08:01

My heart goes out to them - can't even begin to imagine what they are going through -I hope tomorrow goes as well as it can in these situations - virtual hugs to you all.

nm xx

onlyjoking Mon 24-Jan-05 21:20:22

sending hugs for you all for tomorrow, life just ain't fair

Aero Mon 24-Jan-05 21:21:47

So sad to hear this - my youngest has just had his 1st birthday and the thought of ever being without him is too much to bear. Life is so cruel sometimes. I hope it goes ok tomorrow. I'm sure your friend will appreciate your support. Thinking of you all.

Blossomhill Mon 24-Jan-05 21:22:34


Oh Anniebear that is so, so sad. Life can be so cruel sometimes. xxx

Kayleigh Mon 24-Jan-05 21:23:17

oh anniebear, so so sad

SPARKLER1 Mon 24-Jan-05 21:23:32

How terribly sad. I can't even begin to imagine how the parents must be feeling. It's going to be a very sad day for you all tomorrow. Sending hugs.

anniebear Mon 24-Jan-05 21:29:54

Thanks for your messages

you are all very suportive.

The Mum is also about 5 months pregnant, isnt sleeping at all. She sent me a text that said that the pain is Physically hurting her and they are just walking round not knowing what to do.

It is so so sad. She is a lovely person, bad things always sems to happen to the nice ones

When I visited in Hospital and her baby was on a ventilator, I could sympathise and knew how she was feeling having been through it ourselves. But thankfully our Daughter survived (just). I cant begin to imagine what they are now feeling

Hulababy Mon 24-Jan-05 21:32:40

So sorry

PuffTheMagicDragon Mon 24-Jan-05 21:32:48



Wishing you lots of strength for tomorrow.

What a tragedy for the family.

Kayleigh Mon 24-Jan-05 21:33:41

That poor, poor woman

JanH Mon 24-Jan-05 21:45:57

Never been to a baby's funeral - hope I never have to - wishing you and them strength, anniebear.

Tommy Mon 24-Jan-05 21:48:02

will be thinking about you, and your friend, tomorrow

Mothernature Mon 24-Jan-05 21:49:51

My condolences for your friend and her family, my nephew and wife lost their baby a few months ago, I went to the funeral, it was so sad I dont think I could go to another.

JaysMum Mon 24-Jan-05 21:53:52

Thinking of you.

sparklymieow Mon 24-Jan-05 21:54:35

I went to my friend baby's funeral 3 years ago, and when DHs friend baby died a couple of months back, I was invited but I couldn't face seeing a tiny coffin again.
I hope everything goes ok (well, as well as it can IYKWIM)
(((HUGS)))

ja9 Mon 24-Jan-05 22:02:44



i just cant imagine...

crying for you.

will be praying that God will give you all the strength to deal with this.

am so sorry.

beansprout Mon 24-Jan-05 22:05:02

Will be thinking of you. Had to do this last year (while pregnant) and it was just so, so sad. I hope you are all ok.

lunavix Mon 24-Jan-05 22:21:56

Will be thinking of you hun.

Dingle Tue 25-Jan-05 10:38:49

OMG, I'm so low anyway, but now hearing this!

I am so , so sorry! The pain must be unbearable.

Sending you all love,hugs,strength and all the support possible to help you through such an awful day!

ThomCat Tue 25-Jan-05 10:49:37

Oh God, so sorry, can't even begin to imagine.......... just so, so sad. thinking of you, your friend and her family.

chonky Tue 25-Jan-05 10:58:12

Anniebear, just want to say I'll be thinking of you all

PlainFlum Tue 25-Jan-05 11:05:06

ditto, it is the teeny coffin that rams it home. my baby is 11 months and I was reading about how to do emergency first aid last night. And just the descriptions of 'you will know your babies heart has stopped because she will go blue and floppy' etc. Carry your baby to a phone and call 112, continue CPR etc.
And it made me cry just imagining it, seeing her, how helpless I would feel. Was trying not to imagine it of course but couldn't help it.

bizzi Tue 25-Jan-05 16:25:50

thinking of you. That poor family.

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