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Still A Part of Us: A podcast about pregnancy loss, stillbirth, and infant loss

Nov 15, 2021

Mom Bre tells of her daughter Amber Rae and how she was born without kidneys (bilateral renal agenesis) like her older brother Jeff Jr. Amber died after living for only 1 hour. Bre tells of her and her husband's grief of losing their 2nd child Jeff Jr first, then getting pregnant and were devastated when they were told Amber didn't have kidneys either.

Happy Birthday today, Amber!

Listen to Bre's husband Jeff's account of Amber's birth and death here:

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Time Stamps:

  • 00:00 Amber Rae
  • 01:14 Some family history
  • 05:28 Pregnancy
  • 08:28 1st Ultrasound
  • 16:01 2nd Ultrasound
  • 25:43 Preparations for birth and funeral
  • 38:30 Going to the hospital
  • 43:40 Birth
  • 44:54 Time with Amber after birth
  • 58:30 Going home
  • 1:01:45 Funeral
  • 1:08:49 Now what?

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