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263 Inspirational Quotes: Comfort After Miscarriage (Loss Of A Baby)

1. “The strongest person in the world is a grieving mother that wakes up and keeps going every day.” — Unknown


2. “I had these guilty feelings of, 'If I can’t even take care of a child for a week in my stomach, I can’t raise a child on my own.' I felt guilty to Andrew that I had lost his child, and I felt guilty to God that I lost his child.” — Shawn Johnson


3. “Your life was a blessing. Your memory a treasure. Loved beyond words. Missed beyond measure.” — Unknown


4. “Before I carried the pain, I carried you. And in my heart, I carry you still.” – Unknown


5. “I miss you more then anyone knows as time goes by the emptiness grows. I laugh, I talk, I play my part but behind my smile is a broken heart.” – Unknown


6. “It hurts because it matters.” — John Green


7. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S. Lewis


8. “You never arrived in my arms, but you will never leave my heart.” — Zoe Clark-Coates


9. “I felt like I was being carried over the threshold of a sisterhood of loss. I knew I was not walking alone, and that eventually I would bob back up to the surface of the deep, because the women around me showed me what healing looks like.” -Anna White


10. “What does a miscarriage feel like? It feels as if you have been short-changed by nature. You will cry for what might have been, but nobody will understand because they didn’t feel it.” — Unknown


11. “We do not ‘get over’ a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss in our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember.” — Nathalie Himmelrich


12. “There is no time limit to healing. You take as much time as you need.” — S.L Gray


13. “I carry your heart with me, I am never without it.” — E. E. Cummings


14. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart…I’ll always be with you.” — A.A. Milne


15. “I felt lost and alone, and I felt like I failed. I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we don’t talk about them. We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we’re broken.” — Michelle Obama


16. “For the day will come where you see your unborn baby, not through tears of sorrow but a smile in memory of his short time with you on earth.” — Unknown


17. “Do not muffle your cries, for they are the sound of pregnancy loss.” — Unknown


18. “When you carry a life and it’s there, and then gone, a part of your soul dies. Forever.” – Casey Wiegano


19. “You will lose someone you can’t live without and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up.” — Anne Lamott


20. “Something significant in me snapped when I miscarried; that something hadnt unsnapped yet. It hadn’t been put back together and I was afraid it never would. I knew Jesus was with me, but my insides twirled threatening to take me down from the inside out. I knew He was with me, giving me permission to be in the broken parts of my story…” — Natalie Brenner


21. I felt lost and alone, and I felt like I failed. I didn't know how common miscarriages were because we don't talk about them. We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we're broken. — Michelle Obama


22. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison


23. “How very quietly you tiptoed into our world, silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left upon our hearts.” — Dorothy Ferguson


24. “When a baby is born, it’s a mother’s instinct to protect her baby. When a baby dies, it’s a mother’s instinct to protect their memory.” — Unknown


25. “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” — Helen Keller


26. “When a child is born, it is the mother's instinct to protect the baby. When a child dies, it is the mother's instinct to protect the memory.” — Unknown


27. “All told, probably more women have lost a child from this world than haven't. Most don't mention it, and they go on from day to day as if it hadn't happened, so people imagine a woman in this situation never really knew or loved what she had. But ask her sometime: how old would your child be now? And she'll know.” — Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Kingdom


28. “When a child dies, you bury the child in your heart.” – Korean Proverb


29. “My baby sleeps with the moon and the stars.” — Unknown


30. “I am not functioning very well. Living with the knowledge that the baby is dead is painful. I feel so far away from you, God. I can only try to believe that you are sustaining me and guiding me through this. Please continue to stand by my side.” ― Christine O’Keeffe Lafser


31. “A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.” – Unknown


32. “Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. . . it is the price of love.” — Unknown


33. “To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” – Dr. Burton Grebin


34. “Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” — Eskimo Proverb


35. “Grieving is like having broken ribs. On the outside, you look fine, but with every breath, it hurts.” – Unknown


36. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — Winnie the Pooh


37. “Our children change us, whether they live or not.” — Unknown


38. “The best advice that I got during counselling: Don’t judge your spouse’s grief response. Give them the freedom to grieve their own way.” — Rachel Crawford


39. “Ain’t no shame in holding on to grief… as long as you make room for other things too.” – “Bubbles,” The Wire


40. “You were with me for just a little while. I grieve because I’ll never see the magic in your smile.” — Unknown


41. “I fought tooth and nail to be a mother. I suffered several miscarriages including two at five months. That’s when you have the clothes already picked out, the nursery is already painted. They ask you if you want a funeral or do you want the cremation. We went through that not once but twice, me and my husband.” — Wendy Williams


42. Your wings were ready, but my heart was not.” — Unknown


43. “How very quietly you tiptoed into our world, silently, only for a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left upon our hearts.” — Dorothy Ferguson


44. “I’m broken. We’re all broken and right now we’re all isolated within that brokenness. The cure for the loneliness is connection — connection with that broken part of ourselves and with each other — and we can’t achieve that connection while pretending we are okay. We’re not okay.” — L.M. Browning


45. “Losing a pregnancy is like losing a part of oneself that will never be made whole again.” — Unknown


46. “To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” — Dr Burton Grebin


47. “Some only dream of angels, I held one in my arms.” — Unknown


48. “For several days, I slept. Whether this was a necessary part of physical recovery or a stubborn retreat from waking reality, I do not know, but I woke only reluctantly to take a little food, falling at once back into a stupor of oblivion, as though the small, warm weight of broth in my stomach were an anchor that pulled me after it, down through the murky fathoms of sleep.” — Diana Gabaldon


49. “Any woman who’d ever lost a child knew of the hollowness that remained within the soul.” — Brittainy C. Cherry, Disgrace


50. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched, but are felt in the heart.”— Helen Keller


51. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss (see all quotes by Dr. Seuss)


52. “I learned that all pain and loss is in fact a gift. Having miscarriages taught me that I had to mother myself before I could be a mother to someone else.” — Beyonce


53. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” — Vicki Harrison


54. “But the truth is, the ten or twenty minutes I was somebody’s mother were black magic. There is no adventure I would trade them for; there is no place I would rather have seen.” — Ariel Levy


55. “If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again.” — Unknown


56. “Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith.. it is the price of love.” – Unknown


57. “What my sister needed was not people urging her, as so many did, to get pregnant again as soon as possible, but acknowledgment of her loss and the violence that she experienced in that loss. She needed to know that this was not a failure or that she was a bad mother. She needed to be allowed to be not only sad but also, in her grief, to be angry.” – Soraya Chemaly


58. “No one will ever know the strength of my love for you. You’re the only one who knew my heart from the inside.” — Unknown


59. “Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone, and importantly always knew love.” — Zoe Clark-Coates


60. “Any woman who’d ever lost a child knew of the hollowness that remained within the soul.” — Brittainy C. Cherry


61. “There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.” – Nathalie Himmelrich


62. “Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child. I say there is no greater pain than to burry one.” — Unknown


63. “Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there have been endless days of rain.” — Christina Greer, Two-Week Wait: Motherhood Lost and Found


64. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” —Maya Angelou


65. “I remember hoping my husband’s parents wouldn’t be disappointed. It was this intrinsic concern. I didn’t want them to feel like their son married a bad seed – and they didn’t feel that way; they were very supportive.” — Ali Wong


66. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or touched, but are felt in the heart.” — Helen Keller


67. “How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” — Dorothy Ferguson


68. “I have no shame or embarrassment with this experience. I want to be a part of the effort to normalize miscarriage and remove the stigma from it.” — Hilaria Baldwin


69. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campbell


70. “A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” — Joanne Cacciatore


71. “I held you every second of your life.” — Stephanie Paige Cole


72. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” — Bob Marley (see more Bob Marley quotes)


73. “‘There is no heartbeat.’ 4 words. 4 words to end the life I had. 4 words to change who I was. It will never be the same again. I will never be the same again.” – Kerin Lee


74. “I no longer seek those things that help me to heal but for those things that fortify me with the strength required to carry the load, fate has set upon my shoulders. Instead of finding a way to forget, find a way to bear the constant remembering. The silence of the wild being one of those elements that reinforce the weathered walls of the soul and mind.” — L.M. Browning


75. “Grieving doesn’t make you imperfect. It makes you human.”— Sarah Dessen


76. “When we lose one blessing, another is most often unexpectedly given in its place” — C.S. Lewis


77. “It was horrendous and something I would not wish on my worst enemy. It’s something that I still haven’t dealt with. I never will get over it. I held my child, and it was really horrific and painful — one of the hardest things that can happen to a person.” — Lily Allen on delivering a stillborn baby


78. “The best advice that I got during counseling: Don’t judge your spouse’s grief response. Give them the freedom to grieve their own way.” – Rachel Crawford


79. “A heart of gold stopped beating, two smiling eyes closed to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best.” — Unknown


80. “You’re never really ready to be told that there’s no heartbeat. But stay strong because life goes on and it is nobody’s fault.” — Elisabeth Canalis


81. “It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.” – Patti Davis


82. “A life may last just for a moment, but memory can make that moment last forever.” – Unknown


83. “When we have joy we crave to share; We remember them.” – Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Riemer


84. “I’ll love for forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” — Robert Munsch


85. “…hope is never wasted. Even if what I hoped for did not come to fruition as I had imagined, as I had hoped. Hope is placing the beautifully vulnerable parts of ourselves, our raw selves, into His hands. I believe hope moves His heart; but hope also moves our hearts into His hands. Hope builds trust.” — Natalie BrennerRelated: How To Cope With A Miscarriage


86. “She/he was born silent into this world, but their little life spoke volumes.” — Unknown


87. “Throughout my life, there were a few hard days. Days where even when I tried to be happy, my heart still cracked and Mother’s Day was one of those. For others, it stood as a celebration. For me, it spoke of loss and failure. Because there’s no such thing as an ‘almost’ Mother’s day.” – Brittany Cherry


88. “There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower


89. “The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you're talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated.” — Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things


90. “When you carry a life and it’s there, and then gone, a part of your soul dies. Forever.” — Casey Wiegano


91. “I would have given my last breath to see you take your first.” — Unknown


92. “Life need not be long-lived for it to be meaningful.” — Unknown


93. “Grief, I’ve learned, is really love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot give. The more you loved someone, the more you grieve. All of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes and in that part of your chest that gets an empty and hollow feeling. The happiness of love turns to sadness when unspent. Grief is just love with no place to go.” — Jamie Anderson


94. “You were but a drop of rain to the eye but managed to flood my heart with love during your brief time with us.” — Unknown


95. “What my sister needed was not people urging her, as so many did, to get pregnant again as soon as possible, but acknowledgment of her loss and the violence that she experienced in that loss. She needed to know that this was not a failure or that she was a bad mother. She needed to be allowed to be not only sad but also, in her grief, to be angry. But as Gunther explained, ‘Society does not like to hear from us castaway mothers.’” — Soraya Chemaly


96. “After the first miscarriage, I tried to take the attitude that it was my body’s way of telling me that this pregnancy wasn’t meant to be, and that it was better for everybody. But after the second one, it was really devastating. Four months is a lot of living with that little life in you—thinking about it, eating right for it, nurturing it and all of a sudden, it dies.” — Christie Brinkley


97. “A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” — Franchesca Cox


98. “I think that’s one of the reasons women don’t tell people when they’ve had a miscarriage—they think it’s their fault. I remember I worried what my in-laws would think, which is so crazy. I thought they’d think their son had married a terrible person. Also, because I made the mistake of telling people as soon as I got pregnant, I then had to tell them the bad news and then I felt like I was burdening them.” — Ali Wong


99. Heaven gained another angel and you should be glad.” – Unknown


100. “As I was wheeled into the operating room I pleaded with. God for one more day, one more week, one more month with her.” ― Ariana Carruth


101. “You are the rainbow that adds colors to my gray skies.” – Avijeet Das


102. “There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.” — Nathalie Himmelrich


103. “I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye, was the trouble. I wanted to kiss you goodnight, and there’s a lot of difference.” — Ernest Hemingway


104. “We were going to have a baby, but we had an angel instead.” — Unknown


105. “Even when tears no longer stain my face, my heart is still stained by miscarriage.” — Unknown


106. “When we lose one blessing, another is most often unexpectedly given in its place.” — C.S. Lewis


107. “Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there’s been endless days of rain.” -Christina Greer


108. “Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever.” — The Prophet


109. “Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we love. Where there is deep grief, there is great love.” — Unknown


110. “Every day, in every day, I am getting better and better.” — Emile Coue


111. “Do you want to get into my life? Just because you’ve brought it up, I’ve had three miscarriages, but I know what it’s like to be pregnant.” — Barbara Walters


112. “In one of the stars, I shall be living. In one of them, I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing when you look at the sky at night . . . You—only you—will have stars that can laugh!” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


113. “And to think when their little eyes open, the first thing they see is the face of Jesus.” — Unknown


114. “As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us.” — TC Ring


115. “I may have never met you, but I will always love you.” — Unknown


116. “Sometimes the smallest things, take up the most room in our heart.” – A.A. Milne


117. “I wish I could have held you just once before you left us.” — Conan Gray


118. “It hurts because it matters.” — John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson


119. “Grief, I’ve learned, is really love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot give. The more you loved someone, the more you grieve. All of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes and in that part of your chest that gets an empty and hollow feeling. The happiness of love turns to sadness when unspent. Grief is just love with no place to go.” – Jamie Anderson


120. “A miscarriage is not a failure, because a failure implies that it’s something you can control. Miscarriages are beyond our control.” — Dr. Simone Whitmore


121. “Grieving is like having broken ribs. On the outside you look fine, but with every breath, it hurts.” — Unknown


122. “I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them. I don’t say it’s a walk in the park. But what are you going to do? We just try again.” — Courteney Cox


123. “Planted on earth to bloom in Heaven.” — Unknown


124. “In lieu of letting go of our trauma and rather than healing completely, in my experience, we learn how to carry it and there are some days when it is heavier than others. Some days, I hardly know it is there, distracted as I am by present joys and excitement; while other days, the burden is cripplingly-heavy and I can hardly breathe under the weight of grief.” — L.M. Browning


125. “Ann: You didn’t cause my miscarriages. But you are committed to transforming me to be like you.” ― K. Howard Joslin


126. “The one who left gentle footprints on our hearts left a story worth telling.” – Unknown


127. “There is a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” — David Platt


128. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”—A. A. Milne


129. “You were taken on angel’s wings as you sweetly and quietly slept. And returned to heaven before we knew that you had even left.” — Unknown


130. “There’s a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child who never comes.” — David Platt


131. “We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.” — Nathalie Himmelrich


132. “Heaven and earth may separate us today, but nothing will ever change the fact that you made me a mom.” – Unknown


133. “A life need not be long to be meaningful.” — Unknown


134. “Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger. Give yourself time to grieve.” — Unknown


135. “When a child is born, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the baby. When a child dies, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the memory.” – Unknown


136. “Before I carried the pain, I carried you. And in my heart, I carry you still.” — Unknown


137. “It’s amazing how much people hide it. They feel like, ‘What did I do wrong?’ But in so many cases you didn’t do anything at all.” — Giuliana Rancic


138. I went into the studio and wrote the saddest song I’ve ever written in my life. And it was actually the first song I wrote for my album. And it was the best form of therapy for me, because it was the saddest thing I’ve ever been through.” — Beyoncé


139. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes.Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ― Rumi


140. “I held you every second of your life.” – Stephanie Paige Cole


141. “Some say you are too painful to remember. I say you are too precious to forget.” – Unknown


142. “As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.” – Unknown


143. “You were born silent. Perfect and beautiful. Still loved. Still missed. Still remembered. Everyday. Stillborn. Still born.” — Unknown


144. “Maybe learning to live with the question marks, recognizing that closure does not always occur, is all I really needed to do. I hadn’t expected, coming from a world that fights to see life’s beginnings in black and white, to be so comforted by a shade of gray.” — Peggy Orenstein


145. “The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you’re talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated.” — Cheryl Strayed


146. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” — Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who


147. “We each love someone, even though they will die. And we keep loving them, even when they are not there to love anymore.” — Anne Enright


148. “It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” — Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy


149. “The one true hurdle I’ve faced in life is that I have a broken belly.” — Elizabeth Banks


150. ” Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walk within you.” — Nicholas Evans


151. “Just because we lost a life, doesn’t mean we have to lose ourselves.” — Tamara Gabriel


152. “You were carried for only a moment but are loved for a lifetime.” — Unknown


153. “I carried you every second of your life and I will love you for the rest of mine.” — Unknown


154. “An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby’s birth. Then whispered as she closed the book, ‘Too beautiful for earth.’” — Unknown


155. “There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” – Unknown


156. “You will survive and you will find purpose in the chaos. Moving on doesn’t mean letting go.” — Mary VanHaute


157. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” — Unknown


158. “An interrupted pregnancy is something personal and private. There is always a story behind the loss of a child. Let us not dismiss that story but listen to it with love and compassion.” -Adriana Vandelinde


159. “All I could do was cry; I felt desolate, the tears rolling down my cheeks as I tried to comprehend what had happened.” -Colette Centeno Fox


160. “Ann: How my heart has ached. How empty I have felt. How I’ve ached to hold my two babies.” -K. Howard Joslin


161. “Being an almost mother isn’t a thing. You have seven children, whether they made it here or not doesn’t take away from the fact they existed. They were yours, and they were loved fully if only for those small moments.” -Brittainy C. Cherry


162. “To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” — Dr. Burton Grebin


163. “You never arrived in my arms, but you will never leave my heart.” – Zoe Clark-Coates


164. “Even those that never fully blossom bring beauty into the world.” – Unknown


165. “For this child, we have prayed.” — 1 Samuel 1:27-28


166. “You didn’t stay for long, but in those precious few weeks, you changed me forever.” — Zoe Clark-Coates


167. “Grief is wild like the sea, but it doesn’t need to destroy us. We can’t conquer it, but we can navigate it, and we can find Jesus there too.” -Ariel Booker


168. “What does a miscarriage feel like? It feels as if you have been short-changed by nature. You will cry for what might have been but nobody will understand because they didn’t feel it.” – Unknown


169. “Even those that never fully blossom bring beauty into the world.” — Unknown


170. “What does a miscarriage feel like? It feels as if you have been short-changed by nature. You will cry for what might have been but nobody will understand because they didn’t feel it.” — Unknown


171. “The one who left gentle footprints on our hearts left a story worth telling.” — Unknown


172. “Some people say it is a shame. Others even imply that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. But the short time I had with my child is precious to me.” — Christine O’Keeffe Lafser


173. “Once in a while, children come into this world, so special that the angels need these precious ones. To sing in Heaven and light up the world from above.” — Unknown


174. “A flower bloomed already wilting. Beginning its life with an early ending.” — RJ Gonzales, Mundahlia


175. “You will always be my favorite ‘what if.’” — Unknown


176. “He chose to let go to give space to his brothers to grow.” — Celine Dion


177. “Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.” — Proverb


178. “Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walking within you.” — Nicholas Evans


179. “I never heard you, but I hear you. I never held you, but I feel you. I never knew you, but I love you.” — Unknown


180. “The longing in my heart is only for you, my dear baby in heaven.” — Unknown


181. “Blaming the woman for the loss of a child is like blaming the soldier for the loss of his life in battle.” — Katherine Longshore, Brazen


182. “I’ll love for forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” — Robert Munsch, I’ll Love You Forever


183. “I suffered several miscarriages, including two at five months. That’s when you have the clothes already picked out, the nursery is already painted. They ask you do you want a funeral or do you want the cremation. We went through that not once but twice, me and my husband. So our Kevin is a hard-won child. I would’ve loved to have had more children, but I don’t want to test my blessing.” — Wendy Williams


184. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.”— A. A. Milne


185. “And grief is not something you complete, But rather, you endure. Grief is not a task to finish. And move on, But an element of yourself-An alteration of your being.” — Gwen Flowers


186. “When a child is born, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the baby. When a child dies, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the memory.” — Unknown


187. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.” — Edna St. Vincent Millay


188. “In lieu of letting go of our trauma and rather than healing completely, in my experience, we learn how to carry it and there are some days when it is heavier than others. Some days, I hardly know it is there, distracted as I am by present joys and excitement; while other days, the burden is cripplingly-heavy and I can hardly breathe under the weight of grief.” -L.M. Browning


189. “She was born silent into this world, but her little life spoke volumes.” — Unknown


190. “Your body is away from me,but there is a window open from my heart to yours.” ― Rumi


191. “As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.” — Unknown


192. “I guess love just wasn’t enough for us to survive. I swear, I swear, I swear I tried. You took the life right out of me. I’m so unlucky I can’t breathe. You took the life right out of me. I’m longing for your heartbeat, heartbeat.” — Beyoncé


193. “A life need not be long-lived, for it to be meaningful.” – Unknown


194. “There is a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” – David Platt


195. “It’s amazing how much people hide it. They feel like,‘What did I do wrong?’ But in so many cases you didn’t do anything at all.” — Giuliana Rancic


196. “Imagine a love so strong it made saying hello and goodbye in the same day worth all the pain.” — Unknown


197. “Sometimes when life doesn’t work out as you planned, there is a greater force at work.” — Deanna Kahler


198. “A piece of my heart will never be at peace again.” — Unknown


199. “Throughout my life, there were a few hard days. Days where even when I tried to be happy, my heart still cracked, and Mother’s Day was one of those. For others, it stood as a celebration. For me, it spoke of loss and failure. Because there’s no such thing as an ‘almost’ Mother’s day.” — Brittainy C. Cherry


200. “Heaven and earth may separate us today, but nothing will ever change the fact that you made me a mom.” — Unknown


201. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” — Maya Angelou


202. “At sunset the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it.” — L.M. Montgomery


203. “A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.” — Jay Neugeboren, An Orphan’s Tale


204. “We can’t deny our journey. We can’t pretend we’re fine when we’re not. All we can do is own it—own our suffering.” — L.M. Browning


205. “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” – J.M. Barrie


206. “Sometimes when life doesn’t work out as you planned, there is a greater force at work.” ― Deanna Kahler


207. “Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.” — Unknown


208. “Sometimes the small sounds of blessings are found in the hardest moments of life. Listen for the whispers…” — Maureen Watts


209. “A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” – Joanne Cacciatore


210. “Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walk within you.” — Nicholas Evans


211. “…hope is never wasted. Even if what I hoped for did not come to fruition as I had imagined, as I had hoped.” -Natalie Brenner


212. “I had these guilty feelings of, ‘If I can’t even take care of a child for a week in my stomach, I can’t raise a child on my own.’ I felt guilty to Andrew that I had lost his child, and I felt guilty to God that I lost his child.” — Shawn Johnson


213. “If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain.” — Dolly Parton


214. “I told myself, if it can happen once, it can happen again.” — Brooke Shields


215. “A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” – Franchesca Cox


216. “At sunset, the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it.” — L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams


217. “Learn to see the gift in the adversity. By doing this you will begin to find true peace in your struggle.” ― Stacey Urrutia


218. “You didn’t stay for long, but in those precious few weeks, you changed me forever.” – Zoe Clark-Coates


219. “Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone, and importantly always knew love.” —Zoe Clark-Coates


220. “A life may last just for a moment, but memory can make that moment last forever.” — Unknown


221. “No one ‘just adopts’.” ― Jody Cantrell Dyer


222. “I prayed that God would bless us with a baby. Each child is a gift, and I am proud that we cooperated with God in the creation of a new soul for all eternity. Although not with me, my baby lives.” -Christine O’Keefe Lafser


223. “I carried you every second of your life, and I will love you for every second of mine.” — Unknown


224. “We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we’ve never felt before,” — Chrissy Teigen


225. “I will always wonder who you would have been.” — Unknown


226. “Learn to see the gift in the adversity. By doing this you will begin to find true peace in your struggle.” — Stacey Urrutia


227. “It hurts because it matters.” – John Green


228. “Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain; but you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.” — Zion Lee


229. “Not all siblings walk hand in hand, for some are in heaven while others walk on land.” — Unknown


230. “Your wings were ready, but my heart was not.” — Unknown


231. “You are near, even if I don’t see you. You are with me, even if you are far away. You are in my heart, in my thoughts, in my life, always.” — Unknown


232. “She was born silent after fighting so hard to make it to our world. She is at peace now and will live forever in our hearts.” — Christina Perri


233. “We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.” ― Nathalie Himmelrich


234. “We do not “get over” a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss in our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember.” ― Nathalie Himmelrich


235. “At the blueness of the skies and in the warmth of summer, we remember them.” – Sylvan Kamens & Rabbi Jack Reimer


236. “For several days, I slept. Whether this was a necessary part of physical recovery or a stubborn retreat from waking reality, I do not know, but I woke only reluctantly to take a little food, falling at once back into a stupor of oblivion, as though the small, warm weight of broth in my stomach were an anchor that pulled me after it, down through the murky fathoms of sleep.” ― Diana Gabaldon


237. “Some say you are too painful to remember. I say you are too precious to forget.” — Unknown


238. “The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.” — Unknown


239. “Why on Earth do I keep getting pregnant if I can’t have a kid? Like what is this? Either shut the door or let me have a kid.” — Carrie Underwood


240. “Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever.” — Unknown


241. I have no shame or embarrassment with this experience. I want to be a part of the effort to normalize miscarriage and remove the stigma from it.” — Hilaria Baldwin


242. “Blaming the woman for the loss of a child is like blaming the soldier for the loss of his life in battle.” — Katherine Longshore


243. “Rainbows remind us that even after the darkest clouds, and the fiercest winds, there is still beauty.” — Katrina Mayer


244. “Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” — W.S. Merwin


245. “I had a really bad experience when I was pregnant with my third. It didn’t work out, and I nearly died. So I am like, ‘Are we good here or should we go back and try again?” — Gwyneth Paltrow


246. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” — Dr Seuss


247. “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” – Havelock Ellis


248. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown


249. “This is not goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy.” — Nicholas Sparks


250. “When my wife and I lost our son, we had similar but very different experiences. She felt she was caught in a blizzard and she doesn’t remember the six months after we lost him. For me, it was like everything that I had known burnt to the ground, this field or forest that was turned to ash, burning, smoldering. How do I make sense of a world where this can happen?” – Sean Hanish


251. “A baby gone to Heaven. An Angel picked too soon. A child who’s loved forever, beyond the stars and the moon.” — Unknown


252. “There is no footprint too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” — Unknown


253. “When you get blindsided by your body, that betrayal of your body is very hard to overcome.” — Hilarie Burton


254. “It kind of shook us both and took us into a place that was really dark and difficult. When that happened… I wasn’t able to even talk to anybody about it. That was not easy.” — Mariah Carey


255. “Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there’s been endless days of rain.” — Christina Greer


256. “Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” — S. Merwin


257. “It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


258. “Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.” — Jamie Anderson


259. “I’ll love for forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” – Robert Munsch


260. “Losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few.” — Meghan Markle


261. “That moment after losing your baby when you need to get out of the house but then see a mother with her newborn baby. That’s pain like nothing else.” – Unknown


262. “There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” — Unknown


263. “Each new life, no matter how brief, forever changes the world.” — Unknown

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