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Author Matt Barwick is no stranger to Love and Loss

October 15, 2013

On every anniversary of the stillbirth of our baby girl Isobel, we light a candle in her memory and remember her by reciting this poem:

Another year has passed since you went away
Such shock and grief the saddest day

We never got to know you at all
To see you crawl, watch you grow tall

We know that you are safe and well
Exactly where it’s hard to tell

When we look up at the stars at night
We will think of you sleeping tight

It breaks our heart you had to go
Isobel we love you so.

Remember if you need assistance visit sands Australia – or – SIDS and kids.

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month – and Monday 15 October is International Pregnancy& Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

Matts book Life in Limbo is available now.

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