The birth of your child is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. You’ve anticipated meeting your bundle of joy for the past 9 months and now it’s finally happening and things take a turn for the worse. Your joy turns to heartbreak as you’re told that your partner didn’t make it through childbirth. How do you manage your grief when you have a newborn baby to take care of?
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1.) My wife died in childbirth, now I’m a single dad of two and I have to break the news to my 3 year old.
2.) My gf died during childbirth and now I’m a single father in college.
3.) My wife did during childbirth She had two miscarriages and was so excited to finally have her first child.
4.) My wife died in childbirth. Words cannot describe how devastated I am.
5.) My wife died during labour 12 months ago today. I lost my wife and my unborn son that day. I’ve been so alone these last 12 months.
6.) My wife died in childbirth over a year ago. Tonight my 4 year old daughter told me she’s very sad that her brother will never meet his mommy.
7.) My wife died in childbirth 5 years ago. Before that we lived with her boyfriend and had two kids of our own. Her boyfriend and I still live together and raise the kids. I’m so thankful for him.
8.) Could use someone…
9.) My daughter is in the hospital because of the same thing my wife had.
10.) Sometimes I wish my wife had survived instead.
11.) My sister and her hubby came to help. my sister was murdered 2 weeks ago, and I’m now alone with a screaming baby and more lost than ever.
12.) It’s been a rough day.
13.) I’m devastated yet so happy at the same time. I love my son more than anything.
14.) She is not my daughter.
15.) I’m in the military.
16.) I feel so hopeless.
17.) I haven’t been able to move on and date for the past two years.
18.) It’s hard being a single dad.
19.) I hope to find someone who loves my son as much as she would have.
20.) My girlfriend died giving birth to a kid that wasn’t mine. He has autism and I still take care of him.
21.) I married my first wife’s twin.
22.) I had to grow up fast.
23.) My secret.
24.) My son breaks my heart in the moments he looks like her.
25.) As I walked my beautiful baby girl down the aisle, all I could see…
26.) She told me she was the valedictorian and then said the same to her mom’s picture.
27.) My daughter turns one today. I wish my wife was here to see the moment.
28.) I feel so lost :/
29.) My daughter fills my life during the day.
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