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£2,360raised of £1,500 target by 117 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,360 to Commemorate Baby Roman

    Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Friday, 25th November 2016

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    Hello everyone,

    Thank you for taking the time to read this story. I am trying to raise money to help two of my very good friends in a situation that I cannot even comprehend.

    Recently after assuming she would never have a child of her own due to a genetic condition my best friend Nicki and her lovely boyfriend Ollie were expecting their first child on the 15th of October 2016 they were both so excited and couldn’t wait to be parents.

    She had a wonderful pregnancy this however did not come without obstacles as she was told there would be a 50% chance the baby would be born with Huntingtons disease. The baby was tested at 11 weeks and thankfully came back negative we were thrilled.

    Roman was truly a miracle baby and destined to be- however things did not pan out as we all hoped they would. Nicki was admitted to hospital on the 15th of October to get things started, after a check up with the midwife we were advised this was best.

    We then spent the next four days- Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday waiting for Roman to arrive. Wednesday morning 6.07AM I received a phone call from a distraught Nicki explaining to me that they couldn’t locate a heartbeat and that she was scared of what was to come, I tried my best to calm her down in hopes the baby had just moved positions the line went quiet and the next voice I heard was the midwife telling me I needed to come and be with Nicki .

    Roman Aurora had sadly passed away without even having a chance to say hello to her mum and dad.

    Words cannot describe how devastated we all are for Nicki and Ollie who so wanted nothing more than to meet their baby girl and be a family together.

    We are asking you all to help us give her the goodbye she deserves and to turn the ashes to jewels for her wonderful parents so she can be with them always. Again thank you for taking the time to read this tragic story I hope you can find it in your hearts to help these wonderful people.

    Laura

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    • Laura Hyde

      Laura Hyde

      a month ago

      Laura Hyde

      You are all truly wonderful. Thank you so so much, I cannot express just how much this means to nicki and ollie and to me for that matter. Your generosity astounds me. So to each and every one of you that has shared or donated to these wonderful people so far, thank you from the bottom of my heart 💜

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    • Laura Hyde

      Laura Hyde

      a month ago

      Laura Hyde

      I am truly overwhelmed. Thank you so much to everyone that has shared and donated so far. . please keep sharing and giving anything you can. 💜

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    117

    • James Taggart

      James Taggart

      Nov 22, 2016

      Sending with love x x x

      £10.00

    • Saskia Wright

      Saskia Wright

      Nov 17, 2016

      I am truly so sorry Ollie :( !! My thoughts are with you <3

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 16, 2016

      £10.00

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    Laura Hyde

    Laura Hyde

    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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