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2017


29th December 2017

First Name: Kate

Last Name: Rolfe

Where are you from?: Port macquarie

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Lucas James Blackburn 02.05.14

Comments: Thank you for this bear has brought me alot of comfort after loosing my baby girl


29th December 2017

First Name: Angelina

Last Name: Roest

Where are you from?: Brisbane

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Noah Fraser Field

Comments: He has bought so much comfort and cuddles


29th December 2017

First Name: Deanna

Last Name: Adams

Where are you from?: Bundaberg

How did you find out about us?: Gympie Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Leonardo Canobie Harris

Comments: Thank you for my beautiful bear, he has been a huge comfort to me in the past 2 weeks and many to come.
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29th December 2017

First Name: Jessica

Last Name: Woods

Where are you from?: Launceston tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Lauren and Glen


29th December 2017

First Name: Jessica

Last Name: Quinn

Where are you from?: Burnie. Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: My BOH bag at the hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: James Michael Grima


29th December 2017

First Name: Dianne

Last Name: Correa

Where are you from?: KELLYVILLE RIDGE

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jim Christopher Byrne


29th December 2017

First Name: Alison

Last Name: Broadbent

Where are you from?: Newcastle NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ryan Jon McDonald


19th December 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Polglaze

Where are you from?: Bairnsdale Victoria

How did you find out about us?: My doctor

Comments: Thank you for this site
After 3 traumatic pregnancy this year Iâ??m at a bit of a loss.
Time to take a break and find me again
This site has really helped and I truely look forward to recieving my bear in honour of my 3 lost souls


28th November 2017

First Name: Jamie

Last Name: M

Where are you from?: Bendigo, Vic

How did you find out about us?: Hospital nurse gave us a package

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Connor Jack Braddock

Comments: Our bear found it's way to us on 27th November 2017.

It brings comfort, warmth, and a glimmer of light. Now I don't feel so alone.

To my bear's donor family - thank you so much. I am so very grateful for this perfect gift.


16th November 2017

First Name: Chantelle

Last Name: Lovell

Where are you from?: Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: From a friend

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Evie Moon 15-11-12

Comments: Thankyou to the parents of Evie Moon, I can’t tell you how much our beautiful bear means to us xx


13th November 2017

First Name: Serena

Last Name: Rice

Where are you from?: Dubbo

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Levi Bailey (September 2005)

Comments: I would like to thank the parents and family of Levi Bailey (who grew wings in September 2005) and Hope Bearsof.
We received this lovely bear in memory for our own baby who passed a week a half ago.
Our baby was 6 and a half weeks, when I had a miscarriage.
I could feel our baby living and growing, and now they are gone.
Thank you for this gift of acknowledgment ????


11th November 2017

First Name: Wendy

Last Name: Truong

Where are you from?: Brisbane

How did you find out about us?: Mater Mothers Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harrison Joseph

Comments: My husband and I were given a bear from a lovely baby Harrison Joseph. It was picked out for us and it just so happened that we also named our son Harrison. I like to think that they are now good friends together in heaven.


6th November 2017

First Name: Amanda

Last Name: Jackson

Where are you from?: Guyra

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Cyrus & Darius Goodey

Comments: Thankyou for our Sophie Bear. We lost our little Thomas at 39 weeks just 3 days ago and the Bears of Hope package we received from the hospital has been very helpful. Thankyou x


26th October 2017

First Name: Nakia

Last Name: Laundy

Where are you from?: South Australia

How did you find out about us?: When we lost our son we recieved a package

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Scout sunflower macpherson

Comments: We recieved our bear when our beautiful boy Zane Robert Page passed away on the 12/09/17 he was born on the 7/09/17 and survived 6 amazing days. Thank you to Scouts parents for donating this much loved bear


19th October 2017

First Name: Gina

Last Name: Pearce

Where are you from?: Brisbane

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Chrissi Stavlas

Comments: I thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your generous donation. The bear has pride of place on the book shelf in the nursery and will always be known and remembered for our future children.


16th October 2017

First Name: Gina

Last Name: Pearce

Where are you from?: Brisbane

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Chrissi Stavlas

Comments: I thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your generous donation. The bear has pride of place on the book shelf in the nursery and will always be known and remembered for our future children.


12th October 2017

First Name: Maggie

Last Name: Watson

Where are you from?: Brisbane, Queensland

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Aimee Rose Donan

Comments: Thank you so much to the Donan family for their bear donation. Now our daughters can play and laugh together in heaven :) xox


11th October 2017

First Name: Renee

Last Name: Robertson

Where are you from?: Australia

How did you find out about us?: We received a bear in the mail

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Xavier Christopher Meyer

Comments: We recently lost our daughter Emily Mae 2 days after she was born. My heart goes out to every one who has had to lose a child. Life seems to go on for everyone yet we feel stuck in this moment. We will never forget our daughter!


11th October 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Martin

Where are you from?: Delungra

How did you find out about us?: John hunter hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ryan Jon McDonald


6th October 2017

First Name: Michele

Last Name: Webb

Where are you from?: Mackay

How did you find out about us?: Proserpine Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Four Babies

Comments: Hi There,I received my bear 2years ago,after the loss of a forth baby in a period of 2years.I had 4 healthy grown children before & no reasons for loss.What a long painful path my family travelled to our now 13 month old miracle "Matisse".During our losses I was overwhelmed by the lack of resources at these times.
This is so wonderful though & I will always treasure my bear of hope.
Warmest Regards
Michele


29th September 2017

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Paris

Where are you from?: Bendigo, Victoria

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Max Jeffrey Taylor

Comments: I just want to say thank you so much for the beautiful bear. I had been through a lot that night with losing my beautiful baby boy Blayk Andrew Hansford at 20 weeks. And the bear was cuddled all night to help me through. I send You also Condolence and care and to your beautiful family for little Max


27th September 2017

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Paris

Where are you from?: Bendigo, Victoria

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Max Jeffrey Taylor

Comments: I just want to say thank you so much for the beautiful bear. I had been through a lot that night with losing my beautiful baby boy Blayk Andrew Hansford at 20 weeks. And the bear was cuddled all night to help me through. I send You also Condolence and care and to your beautiful family for little Max


27th September 2017

First Name: Megan

Last Name: Overton

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Bears of hope Facebook oage

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Louis wilson

Comments: We lost two of our triplets on the 5th of July 2017. We received two of your bears not long after. I slept with them whilst I was in hospital and you have no idea how much they mean to me and how much they have helped.
I have them in my survivors room, and we will cherish them forever.
Thank you baby Louis x


27th September 2017

First Name: Kylie

Last Name: Reeve

Where are you from?: Maitland, NSW

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Kaiah Savage Pollard


26th September 2017

First Name: Samantha

Last Name: Bishop

Where are you from?: Longford Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jessie Kathryn Judith Cooper

Comments: Thank you so very much when I couldn't find words or anyone to talk to this little teddy was their.


22nd September 2017

First Name: Angela

Last Name: Green

Where are you from?: South Australia

How did you find out about us?: In hospital after a miscarriage

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Dallas Mae Sims 10.04.13

Comments: Receiving our Bears of Hope bag and little bear was so incredibly touching... We have planted our seeds of hope and our bear is beautifully placed in our open living.


26th August 2017

First Name: Pete

Last Name: Kelly

Where are you from?: All over

How did you find out about us?: RWHS

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Can't remember

Comments: Our baby , chancey was born December 2 royal women's Hospital, Randwick NSW Australia , she was 22 weeks, our little bear "teddy" has turned out to be our salvation.. thank you so much.. at the time I wanted to l ave teddy at the hospital, I am so glad we didn't. Love and respect to all in a similar situation. Pete and Hinneni...


24th August 2017

First Name: Carol

Last Name: Webb

Where are you from?: Christie Downs, South Australia

How did you find out about us?: brochure from the hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: * Billie & Harlow Angland 03/05/2014 *

Comments: To the Angland family
My husband Nathen and I are so sorry for the loss of your two beautiful babies.
Please know the donation of your hope bear has been the greatest gift of comfort for us in the loss of our sweet little Peyton Brooklyn Webb 12/07/2017. Our sweet angel took 9 years to conceive and I'm sure is dancing in the rainbows with your little girls xxx


22nd August 2017

First Name: Raniya

Last Name: Zepeda

Where are you from?: Melbourne

How did you find out about us?: Package left for us at Dandenong Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Received at Dandenong Hospital 14/6/2017

Comments: Thank you to the beautiful family who donated the package to us. Unfortunately I don't have the names although it was left at Dandenong Hospital. We are so sorry for your loss and I do remember there being 3 names on the card. We put the bear in with my beautiful son to keep him company. We light candles for your babies everyday along side ours. I would have loved to have been able to thank you personally.


17th August 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Frank

Where are you from?: Toodyay WA

How did you find out about us?: SJOG Midland bereavement package

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: ~ Tyler Brackenbury ~

Comments: Thank you Brackenbury Family for donating a Bear of Hope to me & my family <3
Always thinking of your angel Tyler & our little angel Alex Leanne Jenkins, born sleeping June 25th 2017 <3
xox


17th August 2017

First Name: Kara

Last Name: Lackmann

Where are you from?: Tea Gardens, NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Arya Martyn

Comments: Our precious lil bundle baby LM was too unwell and grew wings at 13wks (Trisomy 13 diagnosis- incompatible with life). We are devastated.

We were gifted the info pack and cutest lil bear in memory of Arya Martyn. I wish Arya's family all the love in the world. Thanks for the lil bear...although so painful to see every day, he also provides comfort in knowing we had our gorgeous lil boy.

Much love and many thanks.


15th August 2017

First Name: Nora

Last Name: Barbano

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Westmead Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Bella Johnson

Comments: Thank you to Bella's parents for this bear. I keep her in my prayers. It is so sad to see an innocent life taken away from loving parents.


12th August 2017

First Name: Jacinda

Last Name: Warner

Where are you from?: Bundaberg Queensland

How did you find out about us?: Bundaberg Base Hospital- Family Unit

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Riley Cummings

Comments: Our princess Zahara Wimbus was unfortunately a stillborn on the 9th of August 2017. The Bundaberg Base Hospital - FAMILY Unit provided our family with a Bears of Hope information package and there was a beautiful little bear in honour of Riley Cummings, thank you very much to the Cummings family.


12th August 2017

First Name: Chantell

Last Name: Hickson

Where are you from?: Grafton nsw

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Manawa angelu haunui-king 03-03-2013

Comments: Thankyou for our bear we love it just as much as we would of loved our baby, sorry for your loss from my family to yours x


9th August 2017

First Name: Alison

Last Name: Horwood

Where are you from?: Penrith NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Zac Fenech 23-10-2009

Comments: I received this bear in 2011. It is very precious to me and my now 3 year old son. ????????????


9th August 2017

First Name: Tammy

Last Name: May

Where are you from?: Brisbane, Qld Australia

How did you find out about us?: Hospital social worker

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Amelia Rose Stephenson

Comments: To the Stephenson Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. There is no greater pain then that of losing a child, something I myself know all to well unfortunately. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your donated bear, it brings alot of joy to not only myself, but my two year old daughter aswell. May your precious little Angel always be with you ???? Much love, Tammy ????????


9th August 2017

First Name: Radka

Last Name: Passianova

Where are you from?: Maroubra

How did you find out about us?: social worker

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Astrid Rose Bentley

Comments: Thank you for this beautiful gift. I kiss our bear every morning and every night. I sleep holding it tight whole night. This bear is only thing giving me a comfort other then my partner's hugs. We were given the bear in honor of your beautiful angel Astrid Rose on 23/06/2016, the day when I gave birth to our son Leo at 20 + 2. Sorry for taking so long to register, with love Radka


9th August 2017

First Name: Amy

Last Name: Ludwig

Where are you from?: ACT

How did you find out about us?: Online

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Patrick Charles Newton

Comments: Thank you for my precious bear. He brings me comfort when I most need it. I'm terribly sorry for the loss of baby Patrick and my thoughts are with your family xx


9th August 2017

First Name: Ashley

Last Name: Brown

Where are you from?: Wynyard tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Another angel mum

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

Comments: To the parents of Matthew grima I just want you to know the bear in honour of him ha been very well loved at our house and has helped with comforting us much love to you ??


9th August 2017

First Name: Catherine

Last Name: Travers

Where are you from?: Perth, WA

How did you find out about us?: I was given a bear when my son was born sleeping

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Parker John Emerson

Comments: Thank you to the family of Parker John Emerson for the lovely bear. It was of great comfort when our boy Benjamin died. I hope you and your family are doing well and have hope, love and happiness in your lives xx


1st August 2017

First Name: Rebekah

Last Name: OKeefe

Where are you from?: Penrith NSW

How did you find out about us?: Midwives at Nepean Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie and Harlow Angland

Comments: My partner Anthony and I lost our identical twin boys, William and Jackson on 12/6/17 at 18 weeks and 3 days.

We found out at 16 weeks that they had Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Unfortunately we were unable to have the surgery to correct the blood flow as my placenta was in the way and the doctors were unable to find a safe point of entry.

After two weeks of back and forth from the Royal Hospital for Women, waiting for my placenta to move, the pressure became too much and I went into early labour.

This was an extremely difficult time for us, but it was so heart warming to receive the bears of hope in honour of Billie and Harlow. We knew we were not alone in our grief.

The kindness and generosity of strangers has inspired us to also donate bears of hope, in memory of our boys, in the hope of bringing some comfort to another family.

To the family of Billie and Harlow, and all of the other families who have angel babies, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts and send you all much love.


1st August 2017

First Name: Katherine

Last Name: King

Where are you from?: (ropes crossing) Jamisontown

How did you find out about us?: Nepean Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harry Kieghtley

Comments: My Angel Christi-Ann grew wings to triploidy at 19 weeks.

13 April 2017 born with wings 1000am.

Thank you to the loving teddy named Harry Keightley who filled my arms when I left hospital and who sits day and night with Christi-Ann in her Silver star. He is part of our family too xxx


20th July 2017

First Name: Benjamin

Last Name: Marsh

Where are you from?: Melbourne

How did you find out about us?: Colleague at work

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Randall Rose Green


20th July 2017

First Name: Tara

Last Name: Salter

Where are you from?: Whyalla, South Australia

How did you find out about us?: through earlier miscarriage

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie & Harlow Angland 3/5/2014

Comments: At 12 weeks our baby, Axel Golding's, little heart stopped beating. They concluded the cause was the fever I had had a couple of days prior. After returning home from the final scan to confirm his heart was no longer beating I went into labour and delivered him before we could speak with our doctor or midwife about next stages. We received our Bears of Hope that night and a little bear in honour of Billie & Harlow Angland. At a very raw and emotional time for my partner and I it was oddly comforting to know we weren't alone in this new world of heart ache but it was heart wrenching to know another family had lost two loved babies.
Thank you Bears of Hope
and the family of Billie and Harlow
xoxo


19th July 2017

First Name: Alex

Last Name: Quail

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: The loss of our Son

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harry James Martin


19th July 2017

First Name: Shaun

Last Name: Quail

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Blacktown hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harry James Martin

Comments: I'd just like to thank the Martin family. My babies bear is in honour of Harry James Martin ????????


19th July 2017

First Name: Caitlin

Last Name: Considine

Where are you from?: Swan Hill

How did you find out about us?: Midwives at St John of God Bendigo

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Bethany Renee Fallon - 31.03.09

Comments: To the family of Baby Bethany,

Thank you for donating your little white bear. You have no idea how much comfort it brought me during two very difficult periods last year. Our beautiful little Bethany bear now sits proudly in my sons room.

Thank you again for your gift.

xo


17th July 2017

First Name: Tamara

Last Name: Vance

Where are you from?: Heathridge, WA

How did you find out about us?: Joondalup Health Campus

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

Comments: Thank you so much for passing on a bear in honour of your daughter Grace and our son Hunter William Greedy. Although we hated to think that this happened to someone else, it also brought comfort knowing that we weren't alone and that we were being thought of during such a hard dark time. The bear did make a bit of a difference and we were so touched that we will be passing on a few bears in our sons name.


17th July 2017

First Name: Liarne

Last Name: McBride

Where are you from?: WYOMING

How did you find out about us?: charity day

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: William 5/8/01


17th July 2017

First Name: Nikita

Last Name: Bower

Where are you from?: Cold coast

How did you find out about us?: Funeral home

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Xavier Christopher meyer


17th July 2017

First Name: Jemima

Last Name: Seaman

Where are you from?: Wagga wagga

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harry keightley 13/11/2010

Comments: It breaks my heart knowing that i only have this bear because someone went through the same thing i am now. I am so sorry for the loss of little Harry nothing will ever make it better but his existence and his loss have made me feel less alone x


17th July 2017

First Name: Jemima

Last Name: Seaman

Where are you from?: Wagga wagga

How did you find out about us?: In hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Noah and Lucas Grayn 21.7.14

Comments: I lost my baby 12 days ago, i received your bear when i left hospital and it broke my heart that you have lost 2 babies. Im so sorry for your loss. The teddy will live in my baby girls room and watch over the next bubba when the time is right x


17th July 2017

First Name: Katy

Last Name: Allen

Where are you from?: Central Coast NSW

How did you find out about us?: Obstetrician Dr Farag

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Riley Jack Hawkins 28.11.11

Comments: Our baby girl Lucy Kendal was born on the 8th of April 2015 at 19weeks and 5days gestation. It was a harrowing time and having our care package from bears of hope helped us feel solidarity with those families who had experienced loss before us and reminded us that "this too shall pass". Thank you to Riley's family for sharing your son's memory with us. I was grateful to have the bear to hold as I left the hospital


17th July 2017

First Name: Rochelle

Last Name: Olsen

Where are you from?: Dubbo, NSW

How did you find out about us?: After our first miscarriage I spoke with BOH.

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Asher Owen 19.9.06 & Eden Owen 24.03.11

Comments: A year ago today we received this bear as we walked out of the hospital with empty arms ... thank you to the family who gave him to us, it is treasured with all Of our little boys stuff. One of your babies even had the same initials as our baby's name is Edward Olsen xx


17th July 2017

First Name: Sharnee

Last Name: Lee

Where are you from?: Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Launceston General Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Riley & Harry Cahill 02/01/13

Comments: Thank you to the family of Riley & Harry. Your special little bear is a much cherished keepsake (one of the only keepsakes we got) after the loss of our tiny Melody in March 2017.


17th July 2017

First Name: Sharnee

Last Name: Lee

Where are you from?: Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Launceston General Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Max Jeffrey Taylor 03/07/14

Comments: Thank you to Max's family. Your beautiful bear is a much treasured keepsake after the loss of our little Xavier in August 2016.


17th July 2017

First Name: Paige

Last Name: Flannery

Where are you from?: Central Coast NSW

How did you find out about us?: Through the hospital when I lost my son

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Luke & Zoe Bain


17th July 2017

First Name: emma

Last Name: shute

Where are you from?: wollongong

How did you find out about us?: hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: lochie william smith

Comments: to lochies mum, thank you for our special lochie bear..for a long time he was hidden from me because the whole concept of my loss broke me my loss wasnt just a loss of life but also turned into a cancer scare that took 12'months of my life to figure out..I am in a place of healing now with 2 beautiful daughters and I have finally brought lochie out to join us, he lives in the lounge room now and I pass him a million times a day and I am grateful you sent him to us. he is very loved and he heals my heart. I hope you are well..and your family is healing. all my love x


17th July 2017

First Name: Emily

Last Name: Marshall

Where are you from?: Launceston Tasmania

How did you find out about us?: Launceston General Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Benjamin Woolley

Comments: We received our bear on the 16th of September 2015, after giving birth to our beautiful baby boy Tyson who was born sleeping peacefully in the night. Born at 24 weeks gestation due to a placental abruption.

I have many photos of Tyson holding and laying with this teddy in photographs that were taken by Heartfelt. I cherish them very much.

This teddy bear has given me much comfort, as well as Tyson's big brother Zayden, who never quiet understood where his baby brother went.. he enjoyed having a teddy to cuddle then and still does enjoy it very much.
I call him 'Benjamin and Tyson's Bear' as it was given to me in Memory of a little boy named Benjamin and it was given to me to remember my little boy, Tyson.
This has also helped Zayden understand a little more about babies who pass away, he now knows that Benjamin Wooley is a baby like Tyson who is in Heaven and his Mum donated this bear for other Mums and kids like him (Zayden) to cuddle and hold when others like us all lose a baby.
Talking with the siblings helps to remember them. Zayden was just 1 and a half when Tyson was born and buried and he remembers and knows him like he has always been there, I showed him photos every day and we took flowers to the cemetery. he has sat and played with his toy trucks with Tyson too and on Tyson's 1st birthday, we went and 'had a party' with him too.

Our babies are never too far from us and even though its hard to live without them, its things like these beautiful Teddy bears that make missing them that little bit easier.
Thank you to Bears of Hope and Thank you to Benjamin's Mum for our dear little bear. xox


16th July 2017

First Name: Lisa

Last Name: Harris

Where are you from?: Australia

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Benjamin William Keane


16th July 2017

First Name: AlexandScott

Last Name: Warren

Where are you from?: Adelaide, SA

How did you find out about us?: Hospital package received

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Mia Karvellasn

Comments: We lost our beautiful boy Alfie Scott at 40 weeks and received Mia's bear. Thank you. We are so sorry for your loss.


16th July 2017

First Name: Angela

Last Name: Pattison

Where are you from?: Wollongong

How did you find out about us?: My local hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie & Harlow Angland

Comments: I received 2 bears donated by this lovely family, for 2 miscarriages I have experienced these bears helped my 2 children cope with the grief of loosing their baby brother or sister. So thank you for helping 2 children see that it's ok and that there is light at the end of the tunnel.


16th July 2017

First Name: Bethany

Last Name: Hallam

Where are you from?: Horsham, Victoria

How did you find out about us?: Another loss mum

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Adrian Horne

Comments: We were sent our bear after our daughter Amara was stillborn at 41 weeks on June 25 2017. Thankyou so much, the comfort this bear brings is immense and means the world to us. It has inspired us to give back tenfold.


16th July 2017

First Name: Katherine

Last Name: Sumaru

Where are you from?: Melbourne

How did you find out about us?: Hospital care pack provided

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Widgie March 9.4.2002

Comments: Receiving our Bear and knowing it was donated in the honour of another much loved Bub, was a beautiful gift that gave us strength and understanding in which we treasure dearly. Seeing Widgie's name made us feel less alone and gave us strength to use and speak our bubs name, Valarie, we are very thankful for our Bear of Hope X thank you


16th July 2017

First Name: Elizabeth

Last Name: James

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Hornsby Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jack Kaye

Comments: We received a wonderful package and a beautiful bear after our first miscarriage when we were in hospital. This organistion has given us hope and 'normality' for what we have gone through. Unfortunately we are still waiting for our rainbow baby after having another miscarriage.


16th July 2017

First Name: Christina

Last Name: Feltrin

Where are you from?: Henty NSW

How did you find out about us?: Friend who also lost a baby

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ryan Jon McDonald

Comments: Such an amazing gift. A little fluffy reminder of our bubble that we lost. Although early we loved our little bub and this helps us every day.


16th July 2017

First Name: Kimberley

Last Name: Davies

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Luke and Zoe Bain


16th July 2017

First Name: AlisonAdam

Last Name: Campbell

Where are you from?: Newcastle NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ryan Jon McDonald

Comments: We lost our first baby on the 15th July 2017, he was born at 30 weeks +1 his name is Rueben George Campbell. The John Hunter Hospital gave us a Bears of Hope package and when we opened the tag on the bear both my fiancé and I lost control and were full of tears. I signed up to donate each month the next day. Losing our baby is still very raw as it was less than 48 hours ago.


16th July 2017

First Name: Jessica

Last Name: Rogers

Where are you from?: North haven nsw

How did you find out about us?: Through the care package I received when my daughter was born still

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

Comments: Thankyou so much for your angels bear. We are so sorry for the loss of your daughter Indigo Grace, but please know that her name and memory is recognised in our home and we find comfort in giving her bear cuddles, Indigo's bear is placed right next to our daughter Willows belongings.
I hope our girls are at peace and in a place of laughter and happiness together with all the other angels ????????


16th July 2017

First Name: Chloe

Last Name: Buchtmann

Where are you from?: Blue Mountains

How did you find out about us?: After lossing my daughter

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie and Harlow Angland

Comments: Thank you. This bear gave me comfort in the hardest time of my life. It's encouraging to know that I am not alone in this journey.


11th July 2017

First Name: Joyce

Last Name: Baxter

Where are you from?: Windsor, NSW

How did you find out about us?: From the midwives at Penrith Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Matilda Rose, 2009

Comments: Firstly to the family of Matilda Rose, thank you. What we received has added to the memories of our little man Phoenix. To the midwives who showed me such kindness and offered support in our time of need, thank you.


30th June 2017

First Name: Gisele

Last Name: Suarez

Where are you from?: Los Angeles, ca

How did you find out about us?: Online

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

Comments: Lost my beautiful angel Ezekiel at 40 weeks. I will miss him everyday of my life


26th June 2017

First Name: Mick

Last Name: Kelleher

Where are you from?: Hobart

How did you find out about us?: Royal Hobart Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: " Andy Olivia Williams " 24-02-2011


20th June 2017

First Name: Abby

Last Name: Crichton

Where are you from?: ADELAIDE

How did you find out about us?: Business Chicks Latte Magazine

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Eva Beretov

Comments: Thank you angel Eva for sending us this gorgeous bear. Look after our son Bodhi in heaven sweetheart xx


16th June 2017

First Name: Bianca

Last Name: Uno

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Phycologist

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Riley David Cummings 16.2.10

Comments: Thank you for this beautiful gift. It has brought me comfort and it's something I will forever treasure. The bear represents a memory that will always belong to, what would have been our first born, that we lost on 17.4.17 through an etopic pregnancy. We had so much love and hopes and dreams for our baby. Please know that your donation has made a difference.


15th June 2017

First Name: Yvette

Last Name: Reardon

Where are you from?: Melbourne

How did you find out about us?: Bear of hope package

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Alana deKhourine Young

Comments: Thank you so much xxx


5th June 2017

First Name: Ashlee

Last Name: Lanzini

Where are you from?: Central Coast NSW

How did you find out about us?: Gosford Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie & Harlow Angland

Comments: Our first born daughter Milo Lily Lanzini was born on Monday 27th March 2017 at 37 weeks. We knew before I gave birth that our little angel was sleeping, with no answers as to why. Every day since then has been a struggle and our lives have changed forever. Once our little girl was born we received the little bear of hope, at the time it's hard to focus on anything and as much as you don't wish this pain on anybody it was comforting to know we were not alone and our little angel wasn't alone either. Thank you Bears of Hope and Billie & Harlow's parents for donating their bear.


26th May 2017

First Name: Mari

Last Name: Popple

Where are you from?: Gunning

How did you find out about us?: Package donated at the hospital

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

Comments: Thank you so much, your kind donation in honour of your beautiful Sophie brought us some much needed comfort after losing our precious Billy.


26th May 2017

First Name: Mikayla

Last Name: Gray

Where are you from?: Nsw

How did you find out about us?: My baby passed away and I received a bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Esther Bradshaw

Comments: Thank you so much


25th May 2017

First Name: Jaileen

Last Name: Bushell

Where are you from?: Redcliffe

How did you find out about us?: Facebook page

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Baby cudmore

Comments: I would like to say a massive thank you to the lady who donated me this bear I'm in love with it


25th May 2017

First Name: Rachael

Last Name: Chircop

Where are you from?: Bella vista

How did you find out about us?: Charity balll

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Baby cutrone 12 weeks

Comments: I love that this charity exists
Acknowledging these parents that lose their children makes a huge difference to the emptiness of losing a baby


21st May 2017

First Name: Angie

Last Name: Warland

Where are you from?: Tamworth, NSW

How did you find out about us?: Greenslopes Hospital, QLD

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Emma Grace Curtis (09-11-13) and Ryan Jon McDonald (17-09-10)

Comments: My identical twin boys Noah and Jamie were born sleeping on December 15, 2016. Thank you Bears of Hope and the two families who donated our bears.


21st May 2017

First Name: Hiedi

Last Name: Harding

Where are you from?: Rosewater

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jonathan Douglas Bambrick

Comments: Thank you for our beautiful bear. He sat up front at the service of our beautiful daughter Isadora Maisie, born sleeping 19th April 2017.
I am sorry for your loss x


21st May 2017

First Name: Belinda

Last Name: Duffy

Where are you from?: Orange NSW

How did you find out about us?: Midwife

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Archie Lachlan Finch Whittaker

Comments: I was given a beautiful bear from a midwife in the delivery suite after I lost my precious baby, "Samuel". I have slept cradling this bear for the last two weeks since I have lost my baby. Thank you for giving me the comfort in my time of need. xoxo


21st May 2017

First Name: Heidy

Last Name: Upton

Where are you from?: Central coast

How did you find out about us?: Gosford hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Billie and Harlow Angland


20th May 2017

First Name: Ali

Last Name: Teterin

Where are you from?: Maitland NSW

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Chloe jean robson 4/6/10


16th May 2017

First Name: Christine

Last Name: Neumann

Where are you from?: Rutherford NSW

How did you find out about us?: Received a bear follow miscarrage

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Maya Mirica Hope

Comments: Thank you to this family for their donation and we are honoured to have been able to donate some bears ourselves.


13th May 2017

First Name: Pinar

Last Name: Krajcik

Where are you from?: Kellyville NSW

How did you find out about us?: Westmead Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Astrid James 20/11/2016


13th May 2017

First Name: Jodi

Last Name: Langworthy

Where are you from?: Hobart

How did you find out about us?: Royal Hobart Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Andy Olivia Williams ????


12th May 2017

First Name: Renee

Last Name: Maclean

Where are you from?: Canberra

How did you find out about us?: Canberra Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Lucy Margaret Gower

Comments: On the 27th November 2016 our son Jordan was born sleeping at 20 weeks. We cant thank Bears of Hope and Lucy's parents enough for the amazing gift. It was so much help having a teddy to cuddle and fill our arms as we left the hospital without our precious baby.


12th May 2017

First Name: Linda

Last Name: VanLierop

Where are you from?: Central Coast

How did you find out about us?: Gosford hospital support unit

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Our precious Fabian-Lee angels

Comments: Thank you so much. With everything we were going through it meant the world to me and reminded us we were not alone. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! ?????


12th May 2017

First Name: Katie

Last Name: Day

Where are you from?: Perth WA

How did you find out about us?: through the hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ella Elizabeth Mills

Comments: My son Braxton Nicholas Day was born at 22 + 3 after I suffered a placenta abruption. He lived 45 mins before passing in his Dads arms. Ella's teddy gave us something to hold onto and take home when we left the hospital without our son and now has a special place in our home ????


29th April 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Apps

Where are you from?: West Wyalong

How did you find out about us?: Canberra Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Lachlan Ryan Longhurst


10th April 2017

First Name: Wendy

Last Name: Young

Where are you from?: Port Kennedy

How did you find out about us?: pregnancy loss australia

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Bailey Elijah Moss

Comments: My husband and I suffered the loss of our beautiful daughter Willow Oliviah; 4 weeks ago at 23 weeks. She was born sleeping and the moment my OB told me she had no heartbeat, my world changed and was suddenly empty.
We send our love to Bailey ' s family on the loss of their little man ????


5th April 2017

First Name: Lisa

Last Name: Tomlinson

Where are you from?: Nelson Bay NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Baby Weston (2013)

Comments: Thank you so much for the lovely care package and bear in honour of Baby Weston. ??


5th April 2017

First Name: Michelle

Last Name: Bates

Where are you from?: Cronulla, Sydney NSW

How did you find out about us?: St George Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Connor Jack Braddock

Comments: On Wednesday 29th March 2017 out daughter, Kayla Abbs was born at 19weeks. Sadly she did not have a heart beat :(
We found a lot of support with our Bears of Hope package!! Thank you


4th April 2017

First Name: Rebecca

Last Name: Wolzak

Where are you from?: Canberra

How did you find out about us?: From TCH

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Cooper Nathan Jenkins 28 November 2006

Comments: Thank you so much.

This bear helped us in so many ways on such a horrible day back in 2013. It now sits proudly in my daughter's room as baby James' bear.

Xx


4th April 2017

First Name: Tegan

Last Name: Almond

Where are you from?: Australia central coast

How did you find out about us?: I was given a bear at the hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Jesse Jay & Jamie vic

Comments: Thank you so much for my bear and pack. It made it easier for me at the hospital I was able to hug the bear. It's in my self with all my other stuff for my angel baby


1st April 2017

First Name: Chris

Last Name: Pugliese

Where are you from?: Sydney

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Bailey Antoni 16.1.09

Comments: We received this bear when we list our lil girl Lucia
Thank you for comforting us
Xxx


1st April 2017

First Name: Lisa

Last Name: White

Where are you from?: NARROMINE Nsw Australia

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Brock G Riddiford 2010

Comments: It was our third loss when i was given a pack from bears of hope. Until then i hadnt heard of the organisation despite suffering two previous losses. We found this experience more bearable thanks to " Bears of hope".


1st April 2017

First Name: Jo

Last Name: Lovelock

Where are you from?: Armidale NSW

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Lailah Thomas 03.10.13

Comments: Thank you xox


1st April 2017

First Name: LizAndChris

Last Name: Sutton

Where are you from?: Deniliquin, NSW

How did you find out about us?: After we lost our Son James and recieved our Sophie bear

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Ryan Jon McDonald (17-09-2010)

Comments: Whilst nothing could take away the pain, we had comfort in knowing we weren't alone, thankyou so much, and we are so sorry for your loss ????


31st March 2017

First Name: Natalie

Last Name: Marks

Where are you from?: Sydney

How did you find out about us?: Manly hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Flynn Tony robinson


31st March 2017

First Name: Christy

Last Name: Loesch

Where are you from?: Sydney Hills District

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Xavier Christopher Meyer

Comments: Thank you so much for our beautiful bear we have named after Xavier for our angel, Riley Daniel.


31st March 2017

First Name: casey

Last Name: waters

Where are you from?: euston

How did you find out about us?: mildura hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: billie & harlow angland

Comments: a deadly virus took my baby girl at 23 weeks and was unable to be saved. my partner and i now sleep with the teddy for comfort and hope that the twin girls parents have some happiness in knowing that they have given my partner and i some form of comfort to help us sleep at night :)


31st March 2017

First Name: Tiffany

Last Name: Cotterill

Where are you from?: Gundagai

How did you find out about us?: I lost my son in january

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Pebbles silver stojcevski

Comments: Without the package from bears of hope i would not have received the support and comfort that they provide thank you


31st March 2017

First Name: Carla

Last Name: Clark

Where are you from?: Newcastle NSW

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Randall Rose Green

Comments: My daughter was Pippi Rai Clark born on 26/08/2015


31st March 2017

First Name: Louise Ben

Last Name: Gardner

Where are you from?: Adelaide, SA

How did you find out about us?: Google

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Patrick Charles Newton


31st March 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Rivett

Where are you from?: Elizabeth Park, SA

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Prasanna Sunanthan 21/09/12

Comments: Thank you so very much xoxo


31st March 2017

First Name: Hope

Last Name: Sharpin

Where are you from?: Gold Coast

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Baby Wade


8th March 2017

First Name: Fiona

Last Name: Sadler

Where are you from?: Broome WA

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogen Rey Sadler

Comments: Empty is an understatement.
I can only imagine what you would be like on earth.


18th February 2017

First Name: Sari

Last Name: Collins

Where are you from?: Windsor, NSW

How did you find out about us?: I recieved a bear of hope

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Heath Kirk Djula

Comments: Thank you so much for my bear of hope. I lost my little girl Lylah Marlee Whitehouse 27th December 2016 at 27 weeks. She is my first & only child. I received my bear of hope from Nepean Hospital & my bear is in honour of Heath Kirk Djula - 14.06.2012. I just want to say thank you to you & also Heath's Mummy & Daddy for my bear of hope to hold as I can't hold my Lylah. Thank you so much. I will treasure my bear of hope forever. Kind Regards, Sari Collins


14th February 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Cooper

Where are you from?: Tinonee, NSW

How did you find out about us?: A friend

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Zachary Taylor Richardson

Comments: A week ago today I lost my son Zachary Adrian Francis Cooper, born too soon and not ready for this world. After going through the long IVF process and 15 weeks of pregnancy I was devastated to lose my precious little boy who was wanted with all my heart. To receive my Bears of Hope package yesterday and see this beautiful bear, then to see the little angel's name is the same as my little angel really touched me. Even the date of Zachary Richardson's birth held special meaning to me as it was the date of my Grandmother's passing. I believe this is some kind of sign. Zachary took a piece of my heart that will never be replaced but my Bear of Hope has brought a little bit of closure and comfort. Every time I hug my bear I can feel the love and comfort. Thank you so much xoxo


2nd February 2017

First Name: Laura

Last Name: Jones

Where are you from?: Copacabana, NSW Australia

How did you find out about us?: Bears of Hope Package from hospital

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

Comments: I was so overwhelmed with gratitude when I opened up my Bears of Hope package yesterday given to me by a support worker before I was given a D&C to remove my baby from my womb. I was filled with grief but this bag really helped when I had the strength to open it this morning. What an amazing gift to give people during this time. I am so grateful. Thank you. God bless you Bailey Antoni. Thank you to your family for helping me during my loss xx


20th January 2017

First Name: Felicity

Last Name: Crocker

Where are you from?: Port macquarie

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Harrison Spencer scott

Comments: The donation of this bear has truly made a difference in dealing with our loss and our grief especially for our 5 year old


20th January 2017

First Name: Caitlin

Last Name: Nichols

Where are you from?: Sydney, Australia

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

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Connor Jack Braddock

Comments: Thankyou to the beautiful family that donated this bear in honour of their precious baby. It made us feel like we were not alone and this was invaluable when we lost our little girl Layla. I hope you find comfort in that you made a big difference in our lives.


14th January 2017

First Name: Nicole

Last Name: Forbes

Where are you from?: Beveridge, Victoria

How did you find out about us?: Northern hospital, Epping Victoria

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

Comments: We lost our beautiful daughter Brooklyn Emilee at 32wks after a great pregnancy, the day we found out our whole world was turned upside down. The bear was given to as after we got home due to the hospital running out the wkend she was born, so I behalf of Brooklyn we are getting donations to donate back to the hospital - bears of hope are amazing


2nd January 2017

First Name: Lauren

Last Name: Howard

Where are you from?: Cambridge gardens

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Alyssa Latham 26.1.1998

Comments: Thank you for the bear, it will be 5 years on the 10.01.2017 that my babies were born sleeping and receiving the bears meant alot I cherish them.

Xxx


2nd January 2017

First Name: Lauren

Last Name: Howard

Where are you from?: Cambridge gardens

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Imogen Dewson dyball

Comments: Thank you for the bear, it will be 5 years on the 10/01/17 when my babies were born sleeping. And receiving the bear meant alot.

Xxx


2nd January 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Park

Where are you from?: Boronia

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Zoe Jane Piper 9.12.12

Comments: We received the bear in honour of Zoe for the loss of oir twins Cooper and Henry. We are so grateful for your kind donation xx


2nd January 2017

First Name: Sarah

Last Name: Park

Where are you from?: Boronia

How did you find out about us?: Hospital

The bear we received was tagged in honour of?: Patrick Charles Newton (2.1.15)

Comments: We recieved a bear in honour of Patrick for the loss of our twins Cooper and Henry. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your kind donation xx