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

Sep 26, 2021

Mom Kirby tells about how her first pregnancy with son Tommy and how it was a picture perfect pregnancy. But at around 35-36 weeks, Kirby noticed a drop in her baby's regular movements. She followed up a couple times and was told the baby had a strong heartbeat. Kirby then felt that something was wrong and when they went to the hospital, they were told Tommy no longer had a heartbeat. Kirby delivered Tommy, born still at 36 weeks and 3 days in January 2018.

There were nothing conclusive about the cause of his death, but one of per providers thought it could be due to a maternal fetal hemorrhage.

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Time Stamps:

  • 00:00 Tommy Ryan
  • 01:17 Who we are
  • 05:10 Pregnancy
  • 10:19 Events leading up to finding out
  • 18:08 Going to the hospital
  • 26:47 Birth
  • 34:37 After birth
  • 40:50 Going home
  • 47:36 Funeral
  • 01:04:58 Autopsy

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Music: "Flickering Flame" by Josh Woodward. Free download:​​.