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30th December 2010

First Name: Sally

Last Name: Hanzikourti

Where are you from?: Lisarow, Central Coast, NSW

How did you find out about us?: social worker & midwife

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: I write this on the second anniversary of our Angel Connie's passing. My waters broke at only 19 weeks and our darling Angel came into this world at 24 weeks and lived for 3 hours. I was holding Connie when she decided to go to a better place. I suffered from a miscarriage September 2009 and recently lost another that was "implanted" through IVF. We may have lost the "implantation" as the medicos so coldly label it, but as a couple desperate to have a family, it IS another loss. Thank you to the Bears Of Hope team that provide cuddly bears for us to love and remember our tiny lost Angels. I hug my cherished bear daily for our 3 Angels.
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28th December 2010

First Name: Coral

Last Name: Tucker

Where are you from?: Erskine Park, NSW

How did you find out about us?: Blacktown Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Edward James Vicary

Comments: Thankyou, from my angel in heaven Noah John Raab Tucker and myself
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10th December 2010

First Name: Rozina

Last Name: Bhinde

Where are you from?: Croydon Park

How did you find out about us?: A Cute Little Teddybear was given

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Jay and Jamie Vic

Comments: It was so devastating when we lost our beautiful little Daughter Zoha last month on 5th of Nov. She was stillborn at 27th weeks. It took me a while to write this, i have been browsing this website everyday since i lost my Zoha but didnt get courage to write this, and wasnt able win against my tears :(
I was given a cutelittle bear from the Canterbury hospital. I would like to say MANY THANKS to Jesse and Jamie's families. eventhough I understand that we are not alone who suffer this, it is very very hard to accept especially when you have planned so much for the arrival of your baby, when you were too close to the EDD.
This bear is helping me out so much these days, i keep talking to this bear, It feels better.
My heart goes out to all mums who have suffered this. All I would say that Believe in God! God will send back your babies soon.
I am donating some bears as well. Thanks very much to BEARS OF HOPE!
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7th December 2010

First Name: mary

Last Name: salter

Where are you from?: Grafton

How did you find out about us?: From the bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogene Kate 2008

Comments: My son and his partner lost their precious baby girl on Dec 3rd and was given the beautiful bear - they are devastated as we all are but it was lovely to have Imogene Kates bear to take home and put amongst Izzy Alices mementoes. If possible please tell Imogene Kates family we love the little bear and thank them. We also love the Living amongst angels song and have purchased it. I would also like to donate a bear for some other family but not sure how to do it - I would like it to go back to the Grafton Hospital for another grieving family. Can you help with that please.
Izzy Alice was stillborn at 28weeks
Kind regards
Mary Salter

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22nd November 2010

First Name: Gemma

Last Name: Strong

Where are you from?: northern beaches sydney

How did you find out about us?: was given a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: we were given our Jesse Buttons bear when we lost our little girl,Holly in november 2010.
It provided us with so much comfort knowing there were other familys out their sharing our pain.
thank you for our Jesse teddie, i look at it everyday and think about our little Holly.

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5th November 2010

First Name: Theraza

Last Name: Assi

Where are you from?: Camden NSW (Liverpool Hospital)

How did you find out about us?: recieving bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons & Rhys Alan

Comments: I lost my twins on 31st Oct 2010 & Ive become obsessed with the keepsake box the nurses gave me containing my two precious bears & photo book amongst other items.

I dont know what could give me comfort if I didnt have these to turn to in the dark hours/times when I feel I cant bear it any longer.

I will be donating bears of my own & have encouraged my family & friends to instead of flowers etc as well.

Thank You to those who make this possible.

Sincerley Theraza:)

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3rd November 2010

First Name: Lynda

Last Name: Petherbridge

Where are you from?: Kariong

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jamie Vic and Georgia Tamara

Comments: Thankyou.
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1st November 2010

First Name: amanda

Last Name: vickery

Where are you from?: coonabarabran

How did you find out about us?: i got given a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Bradie Kevin Patrick Moore

Comments: i would like to thank the peron/s that donated the bear it has bought much healing to us, at our hardest times.

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26th October 2010

First Name: Tegan

Last Name: Betts

Where are you from?: Newcastle

How did you find out about us?: My councellor at Sydney IVF Newcastle

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Cooper & Kaitlynn

Comments: I received by bear after my third miscarriage. Thinking i was big and tough and strong enough to handle it after the first 2 - my third took its toll due in part to the long delay in finally falling pregnant the third time. With a lack of understanding that many had around me, i felt no one understood my pain or anguish - except my bear. He became the one i spoke to about the feelings and was the reminder that i actually was not alone - there are many who have suffered loss in its many forms. Support is around but sometimes the issue makes it hard to reach out - but once you do you wonder why it took so long to do it. Best wishes to all on their journey and those that are there to support them.
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16th October 2010

First Name: Vita

Last Name: Simon

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Was given a bear of hope

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Cooper Nathan

Comments: I was very happy to recieve the bear of hope for our baby Sophia. It was her first bear.
I will definitely cherish this gift.
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16th October 2010

First Name: Vicki

Last Name: Fenech

Where are you from?: Liverpool

How did you find out about us?: I received a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: benjamin Jones Furguson

Comments: Thank you for this amazing gift. I have not let it out of my arms. I was given this bear when I lost my baby at 19 weeks. This is the second time we are going through this as both my babies were diagnosed with Dandy Walker Syndrome. Thank you to Benjamin's mother for giving me something to cling too. I will pray for you every night along with your beautiful Benjamin and my 2 angels. I hope you are well.

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12th October 2010

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Bowden

Where are you from?: Newcastle

How did you find out about us?: On the passing of my baby in nov 2008

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jacinta and Madelin

Comments: Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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12th October 2010

First Name: Kirsty

Last Name: Dyball

Where are you from?: Central Coast NSW

How did you find out about us?: Obstetrician gave us your brochure

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: Your website, brochures and bear have helped our family through this terrible time. We lost our angel Imogen Dewson Dyball on 06/10/10 at 19 weeks. Thank you so very much, your organisation has been a god send. I cannot express enough how much the information on your website has helped.

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12th October 2010

First Name: Cassie

Last Name: Byrne

How did you find out about us?: Tanisha Anne Yaldrens memory

Comments: Such a beautiful little princess. will miss you Tanisha and always feel so saddened and deeply that you did not get to spend some time here on earth with all of your family and friends you never got to meet. you are always in our hearts and will never ever be forgotten.
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12th October 2010

First Name: Casey

Last Name: Savins

Where are you from?: Inverell

How did you find out about us?: Westmead Hospital - Sydney

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jacinta & Madelin 3/11/03

Comments: I thank Bears of Hope for the bear that i received in Honour of Jacinta & Madelin. Without it i don't think i would have gotten through it. I look at the bear every morning and night, and i think of my little Liam that i lost at 19weeks 5days on October 31st 2009. So Thank you for that.
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12th October 2010

First Name: Bernadette

Last Name: Borg

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

Comments: Dear Bears of Hope,

Paul and I would like to thank you for supporting us during a dark and sad time. Bears of hope offered comfort when it was needed the most. Raising money for such a wonderful organisation was the least we could do. We pray the statistics decrease through awareness like this. Love and hope. Bernadette
In honour of Gianni Joseph Borg ____________________________________________________________________________
9th October 2010

First Name: stephanie

Last Name: risk

Where are you from?: canberra

How did you find out about us?: sausage sizzle

Comments: im so glad i found you i now have some where to go and get help with my loss of my 4 babies .
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7th October 2010

First Name: Narelle

Last Name: Johnson

Where are you from?: Newcastle..NSW

How did you find out about us?: I was given aBear of Hope in John Hunter Hospital.

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogen-Kate 27.10.08

Comments: I had a miscarrige on the 5th of September 2010,i was 12 weeks.This was the second miscarrige in 6 months , so this was pretty hard to take second time round.
I have 2 little angels up in heaven watching over us.
I was given the Bear of Hope with the second miscarrige,i have put this bear on my side table so when i wake up every morning ,i look at it and give it a cuddle knowing this is my little angel.
I like to thank the family who donated this bear,it helps so much.
Thankyou...
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6th October 2010

First Name: julie

Last Name: nero

Where are you from?: orange nsw

How did you find out about us?: received a bear of hope from Orange Base Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: my seven angels

Comments: we lost our baby Jordan James Nero-Jackson on 16th August 2010. He was our first baby and he came at 23weeks gestation. We were really comforted to know that someone else who had lost a child had given so freely to help us gain contacts for support after this tragedy. We too have now set up a bears of hope drive to honour our firstborn son. thank you bears of hope for the website which has helped us so much. love julie and ray in honour of Jordan. xxx

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5th October 2010

First Name: Amy

Last Name: Bentley

Where are you from?: Central Coast, NSW

How did you find out about us?: Website

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Yasminah

Comments: Thank you to ~Yasminah's~ family for the bear and to bears of hope for the much needed support after losing my daughter ~Astrid~ on 26.6.10.
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5th October 2010

First Name: Erin

Last Name: Frauenfelder

Where are you from?: Wagga Wagga

How did you find out about us?: Emma-Kate

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons and Imogene-Kate

Comments: I am so grateful to Emma for pointing me in the direction of Bears of Hope and also for my two precious Bears of Hope. The chat groups have been so great for me and I have really benefited from them. Our bears welcome us everytime we walk in the front door.

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30th September 2010

First Name: Megan

Last Name: Townsend

Where are you from?: Canowindra, NSW

How did you find out about us?: Lovely Midwife handed us our Bear the morning after......

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogene-Kate 27-10-08

Comments: I thank the family of Imogene Kate for the Bear that we received the morning after.......
Our gorgeous baby boy, Heath Townsend born peacefully at Cowra hospital 1/6/2010 at 11.40pm 2735g (6pd). He was 35 weeks and 2 days.
No known cause, we were both healthy. That is the hardest part, Why??
Missed by all the family, baby brother to Andy and Chloe.
We almost had another special addition to the perfect family, so close.

I walk past that Bear every day and it will always keep the memory of Heath, Alive..........
My gorgeous baby boy Heath, may you rest in peace.
xxoo
4 months tomorrow, 1/10/10. :)
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25th September 2010

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Legzde

How did you find out about us?: Tanisha Anne Yaldren's memorial page

Comments: Always remembered, touched our hearts deeply, beautiful girl! xo Love Always, Matt, Bek, Braydon, Mikhayla & Rihannah xxxxxooooo
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20th September 2010

First Name: Rachel

Last Name: Yaldren

Where are you from?: Canberra

How did you find out about us?: We recieved a girl gift box from a mother who had lost her baby, that she had done up and dropped of at the Canberra hospital for the next family that went through the same thing and there was a bears of hope panflet in the box.

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Joshua Clack

Comments: This is the most hardest thing that glen an i have had to ever go through in our lives but after finding out about bears of hope we now no we arn't alone, but would still be happy to talk to someone that has gorn through what we are trying to go through.
We were so excited about being new parents, and i loved nearly every minute of being pregnant, i wasnt sick at all, i only started to show at about 25weeks, worked right through, bub was really healthy no problems at all, until the 19th of Aug 2010 at 2.20am. I woke up to pre labour let it go because She was still moving like crazy, the last time i felt her move was at 4.30am, but thought it was normal for the bub to stop moving through labour. went in to the hospital at 12.30 that day to be told "your baby has no heart beat", you will have to deliver your baby stillborn. 17 hours later at 41weeks and 4days pregnant glen and i gave birth to our beautiful baby girl Tanisha Anne Yaldren,Weighing 7pound 8ounces, 52cm long. she is our Angel and our beautiful shining star and will forever be so deeply missed by everyone.
We would love to thank Joshua's Mummy. We recieved a girl gift box that she had dropped off at the Canberra Hospital for the next family that had lost there baby the way she did. It had 2 photo frames, 2 bunny rugs, a candle, hat, bib, booties and a bears of hope bear in memory of joshua. It was so that we wernt going home emplty handed.
Glen and i are in the middle of organising our own boxes to take to hospitals around Canberra, because we were so touched when we recieved ours we wanted to do the same for another family going through what we are, and have it in memory of Tanisha.
R.I.P Baby Girl. xoxoxox

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12th July 2010

First Name: Wendy

Last Name: Wightman

Where are you from?: Bangor, Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Rec'd two bears at Hurstville Private

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogene-Kate

Comments: Our two precious little angels were born premature because of Ruptured Membranes unexplained. Annabel born at 20 weeks gestation on 19/6/10 and Jessie at 22 and half weeks gest born and died 6/7/10. Jessie lived for 35 minutes in our arms. This website has helped enormously with understanding the grief process and knowing that the emotions that I am experiencing is necessary in the healing process.
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30th June 2010

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Scoular

Where are you from?: Tumbi Umbi NSW

How did you find out about us?: Gosford Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Leah 25/11/07

Comments: Thank you. i not sure what to say but i wish to thank the mother of this bear a special hug for her on picking her bear from a basket at Gosford Hospital. Leah as i called the little bear will i always remember how special Leah will be to me and to the mother who has lost before.

Thank you again!!! much love will be remembered.
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24th June 2010

First Name: Cassie

Last Name: Deans

Where are you from?: Port Macquarie

How did you find out about us?: John Hunter Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Sarrah

Comments: Thankyou Very much to the family that donated this teddy bear in memory of Sarrah, as i chrish it and the memory of my son with every bit of my heart. This was given to my son Aidan born june 22nd at john hunter hospital and past away at birth from genetic abnormalities.
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20th June 2010

First Name: Charis

Last Name: Young

Where are you from?: Mt Annan

How did you find out about us?: I lost my twins at campbelltown hospital on 18/6/2010

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Cooper & Kaitlyn
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17th June 2010

First Name: Dawn

Last Name: Hulett

Where are you from?: Maywood, MO

How did you find out about us?: researched Miscarriages on FB

Comments: Thank you so much for having this site, it is very comforting and knowing people can share their inner most thoughts and that I can share mine with others, makes me feel much better....
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12th June 2010

First Name: Karen

Last Name: Hancock

Where are you from?: Newcastle

How did you find out about us?: Nurse at Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Grace Lilly

Comments: I recently lost my baby at 17 weeks pregnant. It was my 3rd loss in 4 years. I have never been told about the Bears of Hope until now and was given a bear. It helps to know that I'm not alone at a time like this.

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19th May 2010

First Name: Lisa

Last Name: Macela

Where are you from?: Australia

How did you find out about us?: Hospital
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7th May 2010

First Name: Gillian

Last Name: Haldane

Where are you from?: Cairns, QLD

How did you find out about us?: Midwife at hospital who supports Bears of Hope and has had 3 losses herself, gave us our bear as we said goodbye to our 5th baby

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Sophie Cleo

Comments: Have had 3 miscarriages around the 6 to 9wks stage over last 18mths. Our 4th pregnancy was twins, loosing the first baby at 9wks. At 14wks our remaining twin was diagnosed with Downs Syndrome and we said our sad goodbyes to Amy Grace on ANZAC day (25 Apr 2010).

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29th April 2010

First Name: Melissa and Shane

Last Name: Marshall

Where are you from?: Newcastle

How did you find out about us?: Sydney IVF

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Rhys Alan

Comments: Thank you for our bear that was donated to us in honor of your lost angel. We only lost our angel only a few days ago and the pain is still fresh so it is nice to know that we are not alone in our pain.

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23rd April 2010

First Name: Aphrodite

Last Name: Cao

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: I received a lovely bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: Yesterday our little boy, Kimon Xiaohu ('Little Tiger) Cao, was born sleeping at 21 weeks. In the midst of our grief and heartbreak we have have been deeply touched by the kindness and love of so many people around us.
The little teddy we received, donated to us in loving memory of Jesse Buttons ( born 19/01/2006) is beautiful and will be cherished forever. When I feel my heart is going to break I clutch my teddy and feel my little boy close to me.
So thank you so much to Bears of Hope and the the lovely person who donated this teddy to us. It means the world.

All our love,
Aphrodite, Tom and Zeno

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23rd April 2010

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Hennessy

Where are you from?: Hazelbrook, NSW

How did you find out about us?: I received a Bear of Hope

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Yasminah 26/3/09

Comments: it was very comforting to recieve something so beautiful when i felt empty. Thank you very much:)
My beautiful Lily...
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22nd April 2010

First Name: Laura

Last Name: Rowan

Where are you from?: newcastle nsw

How did you find out about us?: Our hospital gave us a bear of hope

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: Thank you so much you dont know how much it meant to us to be given a bear after the loss of our baby this week.
xxx
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22nd April 2010

First Name: Perdita

Last Name: Bradford

Where are you from?: Narara, Central Coast, NSW

How did you find out about us?: Gosford hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Sophie Cleo - 14/12/08

Comments: Thank you so much for the bear. It is providing some comfort having something to hold and helps my 3 year old daughter as she kisses it goodnite so it can send the kisses to her baby sister.
I will definately donate a bear. Thank you again.
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20th April 2010

First Name: Sharon

Last Name: Baker

Where are you from?: Berkeley Vale, Central Coast

How did you find out about us?: Social Worker at Royal North Shore Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jordyn Kate 7.11.01

Comments: We lost our beautiful boy on 17th March 2010 at 19 weeks and 2 days gestation. He was 290 grams and 26cm long. For someone so small he has left a large hole in our hearts.
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19th April 2010

First Name: Nichole

Last Name: McCall

Where are you from?: Goulburn

How did you find out about us?: The hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogene-Kate 27-10-08

Comments: I feel blessed to think our little man JJ is safe..And like to thank Imogene-Kate's family for there wonderful donation. And to have "bears of hope" for support.
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9th April 2010

First Name: renee

Last Name: Wilson

Where are you from?: Gulgong

How did you find out about us?: dubbo base hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Kimberly Maree Wheeler (25/01/05)

Comments: I received my bears of hope today after miscarriageing on tuesday the 6th april 2010 i was 6 weeks to the day.when i had received my bear and i got told what the bear was all about i broke down and cryed.i will always tresure this bear as i would of my baby.My baby will always be in my heart.
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24th March 2010

First Name: Virginia

Last Name: Richardson

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Westmead Private Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jacinta and Madeline

Comments: Thank you to the most generous parents of Jancinta and Madeline for donating so many bears to assist other grieving familes. I can not describe the comfort the Bear of Hope brought to me during my labour and the days ahead after losing my little son Isaac at 22 weeks. I have donated some bears myself today and will donate another bear on his birthday each year. God bless you my little angel in heaven.
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11th March 2010

First Name: Cherrae

Last Name: Elliott

Where are you from?: Muswellbrook

How did you find out about us?: John Hunter Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: ~ Tyla Ross 16.11.2009 ~

Comments: I was in labour delivering my l stillborn Chloe Jade when i requested a teddy to cuddle, they gave me a bear of hope - i have latched onto this bear which gives me so much comfort especially at night when i cry myself to sleep. Thank you so much to Tyla's parents.
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10th March 2010

First Name: Ande

Last Name: Cummings

Where are you from?: Claremont Meadows

How did you find out about us?: we recieved a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Dean

Comments: Thank you to Baby Dean's parents which sadly had to lose him but were so kind in giving us our bear, which we held and cuddled when we couldn't hold our son Riley.
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23rd February 2010

First Name: Rianna

Last Name: Macdougall

Where are you from?: Canberra

How did you find out about us?: Canberra Hospital - received a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Sophie Cleo

Comments: Thank you from Rianna, Christian and little baby Jack Harding Macdougall, born 21 Feb 10.

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17th February 2010

First Name: melissa

Last Name: kilburn

Where are you from?: minto

How did you find out about us?: got a bear from hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: jordyn kate

Comments: i lost my baby girl kiarra at 18 weeks and getting the bear help me and my boyfriend knowing that there are families that have gone thought the same thing and knowing that they can get though it makes me think i can get though it as well thank you so much..... to the family that lost jordyn i am so sorry for your loss but ur child`s bear put a smile on my face and my boyfriends face and the bear now sits in my baby girls room with all here teddys
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15th February 2010

First Name: Nicole

Last Name: Farmer

Where are you from?: Cessnock

How did you find out about us?: we were given a Sophie bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Buttons

Comments: On January 27th 2010 our beautiful son Caden Jake was born at 18 weeks and 4 days gestation.
He weighed only 286 grams and was 21.5 cms long.
For such a little man he touched our hearts in a big way. We will love him forever.
Thank you bears of hope and Jesse Buttons for the gift of our Sophie Bear, it helped more than you know.

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2nd February 2010

First Name: Kate

Last Name: Gore

Where are you from?: Singleton NSW

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jacinta & Madelin

Comments: I am new to Bears Of Hope. I lost a daughter, Camryn, in 2005 from a rare infection of the heart muscle called Bacterial Myocharditis. Camryn was my second child. She was 10 days old. In December 2007 I miscarried twin boys in my 2nd trimester. In November 2008 I lost a son, Spencer, who was born with a heart abnomality called Ebstiens Anomoly, a condition where one side of his heart didn't develop properly. He was born at Westmead, had heart surgery the next day and seemed to pulll through quite well. Two weeks later we were transferred to John Hunter so we could be closer to our other two children at home. Three days later Spencer passed away. He developed a secondary heart condition called SVT and the combination of that and his already weakened heart was too much for him. He was 17 days old.
Here in Singleton in the Hunter Valley, there has been little to no support for parents who have miscarried and/or lost a precious baby, until now. Back when my daughter Camryn passed away, I had no-one. No support from family, no services available, no where to turn to for help.
Late last year I met Toni through the Bears Of Hope Cause page on facebook. Toni, in turn, read my blog www.kategore101.com which I created as a chronicle of my life as I know it after losing two children, miscarrying twins, divorce, remarriage, and continuing to have a family. I am also currently studying for my Diploma in Professional Counselling, majoring in relationship and grief counselling. Toni asked me to be part of a Bears of Hope Support Group here in Singleton, and I accepted immediately. We would love to reach other bereaved parents out there in Singleton and Hunter Region and spread the word that a Bears of Hope support group is in their area. If I could help just one other family to not feel isolated and alone as I once did, then we've achieved something wonderful. So please, if you or someone you know in the Singleton/Hunter area is looking for support after their loss, come along to the support group meetings, first Tuesday each month at Singleton Community Health Centre. Contact Toni for further details. And a big thanks to Toni for introducing me to Bears of Hope - a wonderful organisation I am proud to be a part of.

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31st January 2010

First Name: Nathalie

Last Name: Niesner

Where are you from?: Canberra

How did you find out about us?: Through Canberra hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Joshua Gotley

Comments: We lost both our beautiful twin babies Levi and Lara after 19 weeks. Levi went to a place where we could not follow him on Thursday 21/1/2010. Lara silently passed away in our arms on Monday 25/1/2010. We will always love them.
The bears are a wonderful idea. The website is very helpful. Thank you Bears of hope.
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26th January 2010

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Clack

Where are you from?: Canberra

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: ~Bailey Antoni~ and ~Sophie Cleo~

Comments: We lost our first baby at 10.5 weeks and Joshua, who was born in August last year, passed away after fighting for 5 days. Thankyou to Bears of Hope for such an informative and sensitive website and for facilitating the online support group - the other mothers are just amazing.
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22nd January 2010

First Name: Kate

Last Name: Gore

Where are you from?: Singleton NSW

How did you find out about us?: Facebook

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jacinta & Madelin

Comments: A wonderful organisation, I look forward to being a part of it here in Singleton.
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3rd January 2010

First Name: Deanne

Last Name: Berry

Where are you from?: Central Coast NSW

How did you find out about us?: North Gosford Private Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Matthew Thomas

Comments: We lost our twin boys at 15 weeks on 31/12/09 and 2/1/10. The midwives gave us a beautiful bear for each of my precious babies which I will cherish always.
It was devastating to leave with out my little ones but the bears gave me something to hold on to as I left