The stories behind
the names 

Every name shared tells a story of a life cut short –
a son or daughter forever loved and forever missed.

Samantha & Mark's Story

"Talking about Finn and saying his name lets the world know he existed, and he still lives in our hearts and always will."

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Angel's Story 

"I say Benjamin James Kirk Cordell's, name to keep his memory alive.  As long as I’m alive, he will forever be adored and remembered." 

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Paula & Ederson’s Story

“I am saying my baby’s name, not just to remember her but to show others that they are not alone on this journey.”

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Amanda's Story

“The amount of comfort that saying their name and acknowledging their existence brings is beyond describable."

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Elisa’s Story 

“Even though Ella is not on this earth she is still very much a part of our family.”

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Rebbeka & Nathan's Story

"Flynn is a much-loved member of our family even though he isn't physically here."

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Fiona's Story 

"Nothing could have prepared us for the pure relief of meeting our son and the deepest pain of losing his twin sister.”

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Caterina's Story 

“Honouring Valentina through saying her name and sharing her story is our way of keeping her close to us.”

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Caitlyn & Chris's Story

“It’s so important to talk about Aish and say his name. Just because he isn’t here, doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be spoken about.”

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Claudia's Story 

"Alexander may not be here, but my job as his mum will never change."

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Bonnie & Steve's Story

"As time goes on, the pain is certainly lighter but our love and longing for them remains." 

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Dani's Story

"As well as being devastating, losing Freeda has been extremely isolating."

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Rowena & Josh's Story

"By people sharing their stories, it can help others find the inner strength to share their stories too."

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Jaimi's Story

“I never want to stop talking about Nash. That’s how we keep him alive, especially for our daughter, Iris.” 

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Helena's Story 

"The day my stillbirth happened, the person I was died.  As I ride the waves, a new and different version of me evolves."

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Kim's Story 

"Saying James’s name is important. His life was short, but his impact on us was enormous."

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Ashleigh & John's Story 

"We are Leon’s Mum and Dad. That is something of which we will always be proud."

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Amelia's Story

"We wrote a letter to Isla on the back of one of the photos of us as a family."

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Emma & Nathan’s Story

"Imagining who she would be was the favourite part of my day." 

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Samantha's Story

"Katie was a strong, fierce little girl. She had the most beautiful, soulful blue eyes."

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Elise’s Story

“It was meant to be the year to heal our hearts and our family would be complete.”

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Catherine & Julian's Story

Like any other parent, we are so proud of our children whether they are with us or not. We want to shout their names from the rooftops."

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Bethany's Story

"Even though Ella is not physically here with us she will always be a part of our family and we will always look for ways to remember and honour our little girl."

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Sophia’s Story

“I feel most connected to Mia when I am out in nature and each day in the way things happen like when a blue butterfly passes by me just when I am thinking of her"

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Chris & Bethany's Story

"Talking about Liam is acknowledgement that he was here, and that you care and love me enough to talk about my beautiful baby boy."

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Stacey's Story 

"At 18 weeks, my husband and I said hello and goodbye to our much-dreamed IVF baby, Sonny Tasman."

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Tara & Shane's Story

"That first year I was unable to say Zak’s name. I just wasn’t ready and wasn’t sure I would be able to do it justice."

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Danielle & Jamie's Story

“From the moment Hailie was born sleeping, I immediately talked about her in the present tense, and I’m very focused on always speaking about her in that way."

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Laura & Bryce's Story

"Although the pain is still everywhere, I love talking about James. Every opportunity I get to talk about him I appreciate because it brings him into the present and creates a memory."

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Annette & Tony's Story

"Our beautiful Hayley was stillborn at full term. She was born on our wedding anniversary, so it makes the day even more special, a little sad but also happy."

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Amelia Grace's Story

"When Olivia Grace was born, she looked just like her big sister, only much, much tinier. Born at 23 weeks' gestation, Olivia’s heart beat for a full minute after she was born before she died in our arms."

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