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    Weʼve raised £285 to fundraise alongside From Liam with love to purchase Specialist cuddle blankets to allow families to hold their babies after they have passed

    Sutton-in-Ashfield, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 27th February 2019

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    Story

    Liam was born by emergency C-secton on May 31st 1998, sadly a placental abruption caused Liam severe brain damage and his organs failed.
    Liam died in my arms at 11.30am on June 2nd aged 37 hours 37 minutes old.
    I will be forever thankful for the time I had with my baby boy and the lifetime of memories we had time to create together.

    On May 31st 2019 Liam should have been celebrating his 21st Birthday.

    To honour his memory and celebrate the time we shared I'm organising a charity event to raise money to give other parents the gift of time with their baby after their passing. I'm hoping others will join me as I aim to raise around £5000.

    The money raised will go towards purchasing specialist cuddle blankets to allow families to hold their babies after they have passed away.
    This allows families to bond and create memories before they say goodbye to their baby. This time is very difficult and precious to them and allows them to start to grieve the loss of their child.

    From Liam with love will also be hosting a Masquerade Ball on June 1st 2019 with all entertainers donating their time.

    Please help us to help other families in their time of need.

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      4

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 31, 2018

      • Jo Conway

        Jo Conway

        Oct 31, 2018

        You’re showing great strength and courage turning your mourning into hope for others.I’ll do whatever I can to help xx

        £25.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Oct 30, 2018

        Good luck in your fundraising efforts in memory of your son, Liam. Well done for giving comfort to people enduring the pain and grief of having to say Goodbye to their baby.

      • Susan Timmons

        Susan Timmons

        Oct 30, 2018

        £5.00

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      claire meakin

      claire meakin

      Sutton-in-Ashfield, UK

      My name is Claire, when I was 19 I gave birth to my firstborn son, sadly 2 days later I held him in my arms as he took his last breath. Liam would have turned 21 in May 2019 and in his memory I want to help other families through the grief of baby loss

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