Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, 2011

The light of a distant star continues to reach the Earth long after the star itself is gone.

- Author Unknown

Today, October 15, 2011, we pause to remember the stars of our soul that were extinguished far too early.

To the parents who are missing their babies today and always, The Band sends our love and prayers.

To our babies, the babies who never got to experience the joys of Earth and whose lives were cut very short, we miss you.

We miss you. More than anyone can ever know. We wish we could have one more moment - one single moment - with you, as if we can't have a lifetime with you.

Today, we honor the short lives of some of the brightest souls, souls that have touched many and have taught us to cherish all of life's moments.

Band Back Together's Wall of Remembrance:

Ewokmama's Baby: March 2005, miscarriage at 13 weeks

Jana's Son, Charlie: Born May 21, 2003 and died June 14, 2003 from late-onset Group B Strep

Erin's Babies: Baby 1, September 2006, miscarriage; Baby 2, January 2007, miscarriage; Baby Girl 1, December 2008, late miscarriage; Baby Girl 2, born still on August 17, 2009 at 18 weeks.

Barbara's Babies: Malcolm, January 2008, miscarriage; Ophelia, April 2009, miscarriage.

Brenda's Baby: Emerson Allen Behrends, stillborn on July 10, 2001.

Amy's Babies: Mateo, Anthony, and Ian born on May 6, 2008 at 23 weeks and 3 days. Mateo was born still. Anthony passed away from Transposition of the Great Vessels. Ian passed away after a short stay in the NICU.

Shannon's Baby: Chloe Walker, born November 29, 2000 and died June 4, 2001 from multiple heart defects and heterotaxy.

Sarah's Baby: Audrey Elizabeth, stillborn on August 7, 1998.

Jennifer's Baby: early miscarriage June 8, 2008.

Julie's Daughter: Brianna Elizabeth, born January 29, 1998 and died March 7, 1998 from a heart defect.

Debbie's Babies: Michelle, miscarriage November 1991; Jonathan Edward, stillborn on June 4, 1992; 2 babies, miscarried in 1994 and 1999.

Baby Kash Michael: born June 3, 2011 and died September 28, 2011

Ruth's Son: Corbin Walker, born February 20, 2011 and died May 17, 2011 from heart defects brought on by Williams Syndrome.

Rachel's Daughter: Mina Kathryn, born February 18, 2009, died February 24, 2009, due to complications with her PICC line.

Hubbit's two boys

Amanda's Baby: miscarriage September 23, 2010

Kelly and Brad's daughter: Lily Catherine, miscarriage February 18, 2010

Lisa's Baby: July 1994, ectopic pregnancy ended in emergency surgery.

Mel's Daughter: Jordan Ala, stillborn on November 13, 2006

Tiffany's Babies: Little Soul 1, 2008 and Little Soul 2, 2009 -- both ectopic pregnancies

Wendy's Baby: Reed Allyvion Miners, passed away July 5th 2003 at an hour old from Primary Myocardial Disease (heart defect)

Martha's Twin Boys: Owen died March 8, 2008 because his cord wasn't properly attached to the placenta. Joshua died one month later on April 6, 2008 because he couldn't live without his brother. Both were born still on April 8, 2008.

Lisa's Baby: Natasha Anastasia, September 7, 2011, miscarriage.

Ellen's Son: Shane Michael, born October 10, 1971 and died October 11, 1971 from heart complications before his mother could wake from anesthesia. She never saw or held him.

Cecily's Sons: Nicholas and Zachary, October 27th, 2004

Suzy's Son: Starbaby, born still February 2008 due to Trisomy 18.

Venita's Son: Matthew Conner Webb, born January 11, 2005 and died February 26, 2005. He was born at 26 weeks and faced many obstacles in his short life.

Beryl's Daughter: Bella Rose, stillborn on September 9, 2009

Pharon's Daughter: Sophia Lu Boudreau, born December 21, 2006 and died October 9, 2007 from SIDS.

Christine's Son: Jellybean, born at 5:20 April 15th, 2009; and passed just four short hours later in her arms.

Heather and Joe's Twins: Jonathan Michael and Samuel Joseph, identical twins born alive and died on May 6, 2004 from extreme prematurity and twin-to-twin transfusion.

Amy's Sons: Nathaniel, born August 24, 2001 and died August 29, 2001 from an undiagnosed metabolic disorder. And David, born May 11, 2010 and Died January 24, 2011 from a myriad of complications resulting from a liver transplant.

Renee's Babies: Isaac Ephraim, miscarriage August 2006; Isaiah Jeremiah, miscarriage January 2007; Ella Alicea, ectopic pregnancy June 2009.

Amy's Baby: Nicholas, born December 14, 2005, died April 19, 2006 from SIDS.

Kelly's Babies: Baby 1, miscarriage April 2003; Baby 2, miscarriage October 2004; Baby 3, miscarriage February 2006.

Angie's Daughter: Madeleine Rose, stillborn July 7, 2009 due to incompetent cervix and uterine infection.

Another Becky's Baby: Baby Savu, August 2004 missed miscarriage between 3rd and 4th month.

Lilla and Gareth's daughter: Pippa, born still on February 13, 2011 from listeria infection.

Raquel's Son: Austin Skylar Gregory, born July 3, 2005 and gained his wings August 29, 2005 from Multiple Complex Congenital Heart Defects.

Sarah's Babies: Miscarriages April 12, 2002 and September 3, 2008

Leah's Babies: Cameron, born and died May 22, 2009 at 10 weeks. Jeremiah Oliver and Jillian Olivia, twin babies. Second trimester loss July 9, 2010 and July 14, 2010 respectively.

Allyson's Baby: Nolan "Shepherd", stillborn at 17 weeks on September 15, 2009.

Kallay and Ryan's Baby: Baby C lost to a partial miscarriage, May 17, 2010. Baby C is survived by twin sisters, Lily and Molly who were born on December 7, 2010.

Selah Mae: Stillborn on January 22, 2002.

Maresi's Baby: Baby B #3, miscarriage at 5 weeks, September 1, 2011.

Heather's Babies: Unnamed baby, miscarriage, 6w1d, September 18, 2010; Unnamed baby, miscarriage, 6w2d, June 22, 2011; Unnamed baby, miscarriage, 5w, August 15, 2011.

Lauren C's Angels: Baby miscarried August 27, 2007; Baby Boy miscarried January 13, 2011; Baby miscarried May 9, 2011.

Amy and James's Babies: Jacob Bennett born and died on July 11, 2007 due to premature rupture of membranes (PROM); Samantha Lauren born August 16, 2011 at 23.5 weeks passed away September 17th due to extreme prematurity and fungal meningitis.

Leslie's Son: Cullen, stillborn September 11, 2010.

Lisa's Daughter: Kaitlyn Grace, born sleeping at 38 weeks on Saturday, May 13th, 1995. Died from a true knot in her umbilical cord.

Carey's Triplet Sons: Rudyard, Desmond, and Oscar -- June 4th, 2011, born at 22 weeks because of e. coli infection.

Lanie's Sons: Jake, born August 14, 2005 died August 27, 2005 due to prematurity and hydrops; and Sawyer, born November 17, 2009 died December 26, 2009. His cause of death has not been determined because he is part of a study at the Mayo clinic for heart arrhythmias - SIUDS (unexplained sudden infant death)

Ally's Son: Collin, born on August 9th, 2008. He passed away 30 minutes later from cardiac arrest after an emergency c-section due to a placental abruption.

Cora Mae McCormick: November 30, 2009 to December 6, 2009 from a congenital heart defect.

Matthew Chase Sims:  April 25th, 2006 due to prematurity.

Her Almost: Pregnant in December, 2007. Unpregnant by February, 2008.

Sarah's baby: miscarriage September 2006

Jessica and Mark's Daughter: Hadley Jane, born October 9, 2001 and died October 11, 2007.

Dawn's Baby: Baby Jones #1, miscarriage at 12 weeks due to blighted ovum (Empty Gestational Sac) in February 2007.

Justine and Boo's Baby: miscarriage, June 2009.

Rachel and Jesse: Babies due Aug 2008 and November 2010. Both lost to miscarriage.

Tammy's Baby: Miscarriage October 1990

Suzie's Son: Nathan Michael King, died from SIDS November 2008

Melissa's Son: Born at 21 weeks in June 2011 due to a bacterial infection, lived for 30 minutes.

Kristin's Baby (Mama KK): Ariel Grace, born on July 28, 2009 at 18 weeks 5 days. Lived 5 minutes.

Leleisme's Babies: Ayla and Juliet, October 20, 2009 at 20 weeks; Bayli and Thomas on June 8, 2011 at 21 weeks 2 days.

Kristin's Seven Babies - Eva and her 6 siblings

Jenni's Babies: Malakai Zachary born still March 10, 2007 due to Anencephaly and five more angels 7/07-5/10.

Kathryn's Son: Seth Douglas Bonnett, Our Little "Tough guy", March 27, 2008 -October 12, 2008. Died from Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

Kristin's babies: Eva and 7 other babies lost through miscarriage due to luteal phase disorder and clotting disorder.

Elsie's Ten Possibilities: Nine Embies and Lola (2008 and 2011 respectively)

Stephanie's Son: Carter Austin Ross, stillborn on March 18, 2006 due to an umbilical cord anomaly.

Mindy's Son: Brian Vitale 9-4-07 - 6-3-10. We miss him more and more each day.

Mindy's Three Angels: miscarriages 9-2-05, 7-17-07, 9-25-10.

Stephanie's Son: Silas

Courtney's Baby: Kaycie - 6/14/2011

Heather and Aaron's Son: Aodin, October 7, 2007

Lara and Brandon's Son: Tallon, August 14, 2011

Aimee's Babies: Ziggy Ann born sleeping on January 21, 2009; Frank born sleeping May 21, 2010; and Liberty Ann born March 30, 2011 and died on April 19, 2001.

Rebecca and TJ's son: Rafe Theobald Calvert, born on October 11th, 2009 at 26 weeks. Spent 3 months in the NICU and underwent an intestinal obstruction repair. He was released on January 11th, 2010 and we brought him home for 6 weeks. He passed away at 4 and a half months old from SIDS on February 25th, 2010.

InDueTime's Baby: Baby M, Miscarriage September 2011

Colleen's Babies: Bryce Philip born May 26, 2009 and died September 1, 2009 due to SIDS and Ashton Karol, stillborn on February 24, 2010 prematurely at 17 weeks.

Matt and Lauren's Baby: Isla, born 14 weeks premature on August 23, 2011 and died on October 10, 2011.

Natalie's Baby: February 2, 2011

JennK's son: Will, born {today} October 15, 2002 and died on September 16, 2003 from complications of late-onset Group B Strep.

Nicole and Jake's baby: September 19, 2011 - miscarriage.

Krista's Babies: #1 son 15weeks, #2 14 weeks, #3 11 weeks, #4 13 weeks and #5 16 weeks.

Blazngfrye's Babies; Caden, miscarriage May 1989; Aubrey, miscarriage December 1993.

Leslie's Son: Cullen Liam, born still September 11, 2010

Suzanne's children: Athena Rose Moore, Girl Twin B, and 2 unknown.

Vanessa's Daughter: Kendra, April 23, 2005 to March 24, 2006. Died from Jacobsen Syndrome.

Ally's Baby: Mary Katerina, miscarriage March 13, 2008.

**This post will be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If you'd like your baby(ies) added, please send an email to jana@bandbacktogether.com with your name, your baby's name, dates and cause of death if you wish. **

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