Pregnancy & Unexpected Loss

Brooklyn Musyoki

In November of 2009, my husband Eric and I found out that we were expecting another bundle of joy. We have a son, Brennen, who at the time was approaching his 1st birthday. We were so excited about our new edition. I spent a lot of time in the doctor's office because I was constantly bleeding and no one could really tell me why. At 17 weeks I went in for a normal check up and my doctor decided to do a sonogram.

My Journey

We lost our son Jayden on March13, 2009, he was stillborn. He died from a cord accident. I can’t even explain, the sorrow that we felt.

            We faced the grief and then journeyed through it. God gave us the strength to persevere even the days that I could not get out of bed or did not think that I could make it thru it another day.

Kinley Lundquist

We were introduced to Alexandra's House when we lost our daughter, Kinley, unexpectedly in March 2010. My pregnancy was going well and I had reached 27 weeks. I woke up on a Monday morning and realized she had not woke me in the night by kicking me. She was very active, especially at night. I went to work and noticed little to no movement, so I called my doctor and they asked me to go to the hospital for monitoring.

Addison Paige

My husband and I found out that I was pregnant on August 8, 2008.  We were excited, although a bit reserved since I had suffered an early miscarriage three months prior.  My OB was wonderful and basically held my hand in terms of doing what it took to calm my nerves.  We hit the 12-week mark and decided to tell friends and family that we were expecting, thinking that we were out of the woods for anything to go wrong.  We found out that we were having a daug

How Nigel Changed My Life

I found out I was pregnant on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 10th, 2009. My husband and I were very happy and surprised that it happened so easily. A week later I went in to see the midwife – at that time I was only 5 or 6 weeks pregnant. Everything was fine.

I made a follow up appointment for a month later.