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Just got a positive pregnancy test within hours of my mum passing away early this morning. I have never felt this depth of pain, I didn't even get to share the news with her. I'm trying to be strong for my baby but this is one of the toughest days of my life!

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I hope this isn’t too presumptuous but reading this reminded me of a Rupi Kaur poem -
“what if
there isn't enough time
to give her what she deserves
do you think
if i begged the sky hard enough
my mother's soul would
return to me as my daughter
so i can give her
the comfort she gave me
my whole life”

My condolences on your loss and my best wishes for your pregnancy

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What a beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing. Will def frame this if baby turns out to be a girl 🙂

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I’m so sorry. I cannot imagine how you feel right now - this post really hit me and the tears started thinking about what a day like this means for you. I think others have expressed sentiments beautifully above, I just wanted you to know you’re not alone

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🙏🏾🙏🏾 will be praying for you. I know it’s not easy. I lost my Dad 14 years ago. I am currently pregnant 25 weeks and I do find myself crying wishing he could meet his grand daughter. All I do is cherish the moments I had with him growing up. 🙏🏾 Sending you hugs and my condolences 💐

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Lost my dad 14 years ago as well and sad he never got to be a grandpa. He would have been a great one. 💙

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I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is the absolute most difficult thing I’ve ever been through, and it’s hard knowing my dad was robbed of knowing his grandchildren. I cannot even imagine the complexity of emotion to lose your mom on the same day as learning you are pregnant. ❤️

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So sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine what you are feeling. I truly believe the universe sent you this new soul just at the right time. As one soul exits this world, another enters even at the hardest times. She will be with you every step of the way. I know that in my heart and believe this baby will be an extension of everything she meant to you ❤️. Stay strong and know we are all here for you, even if we’ve never met.

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This makes me think of the jack johnson song lyrics that go “new life makes losing life easier to understand”

I am so sorry to hear about your mother but congrats on the positive!

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I’m so terribly sorry for your loss. For sure a day you’ll never forget. We’re thinking of you and praying for you. Knowing there’s nothing we can say to ease your pain. I know I personally dream of that moment where I hope to tell mine too. But moms have a sense, as you’re sure to find out. She knows- I’m sure - and her memories and lessons and hurting ways will stay in your heart. I hope this new window opening will be a new light in your life. 💗

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Wow. Meant to say “loving ways” lol

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Thank you to everyone who expressed their sympathy, prayers, and shared poems, words of wisdom and their own stories of grief. I'm doing much better, although I know grief is a process and journey. So its not lost on me that sadness will creep in every now and then. But I'll do my best to remember the great memories and live my mum lived as well as look forward to meeting this new life I'm carrying.

Thank you all again and know that I have truly been comforted by your kindness!

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Hugs to you and I hope the pregnancy goes smoothly.

If you ever want to talk, please send me a message

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🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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So sorry for your loss. I cannot even imagine the pain you feel

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I’m so sorry for your loss. Take moments to remember all the good things with your mom. Take care of yourself. It’s okay to cry and to be sad and anxious - baby will be okay. Congratulations on your new addition. Be well.

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So sorry for the loss. Keep your mother in your prayers. She will be blessing gig and the baby from the heavenly adobe.

Me and my wife also went through the same last year. My Father in law expired few weeks before we found out about the baby.

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Your post made me cry. I am so sorry. Sending hugs 🫂 ❤️

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How are you today, OP?

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No, my husband and I are keeping the pregnancy news quiet until at least 12weeks. We had an ectopic pregnancy Nov 2021 which she knew about. Just don't want to add this to her plate until we've at least passed the 12wk mark

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I'm so sorry for your loss. I went through the same thing when my Mom passed 7 years ago. My prayers to you and your family.

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