--- Having the sonogram enabled us to see our sweet girl at 38 weeks in the womb, to reflect on her resemblance to her siblings, and to enhance our anticipation to meet her. The images are treasures of her too-brief but powerfully impactful life! [Sustaining Grace] gave us a true gift in being able to see (our daughter).
--- Just wanted to say thank you (again)! We had a wonderful time. My parents were able to join us, and everyone really liked seeing (our son), bittersweet though it was. He wasn't moving much (never does) but looked so peaceful and content. With all the stress we've been under it's nice to see that he hasn't been affected. His little legs are curled up right near his face (made things a little frustrating!), and he has the most precious profile. I can't wait until I can hold him, I just hope that he holds out that long. I've attached some pictures for you. The teddy bears were an especially sweet touch. (My oldest daughter) will be taking hers to school on Monday, she is so excited to show everyone "her baby's bear". I think having (our son)'s heartbeat near will be a great comfort to everyone in the coming weeks... Thanks again for everything.
--- We had such a wonderful time today. I was unprepared for how emotional seeing (our daughter) was going to make me. My ultrasounds up to this point have been all about finding out what is wrong with her and I think I lost sight of the fact that there is a beautiful little baby girl in there. I just can't stop looking at the pictures. Thank you so much for giving us this opportunity. They told us that we could make another appointment for a longer ultrasound. Thank you for allowing us to do this - those 15 minutes went by entirely too fast. Also, our stubborn little one spent the majority of the time with her arm in front of her eyes. I am attaching a couple of images of (our daughter) - isn't she beautiful? Much love ...
--- I went for my 3D sonogram today and it was amazingJ. We got lots of pictures, a CD and a DVD. Some of the pictures were hard to make out because I’m so low on fluid but we did get some good ones and we were finally able to tell the sex of our baby. We are happy to say we are having a beautiful baby boy. I have attached some of the pictures we took today and I hope you enjoy. Again thank you sooo much for this experience. Words cannot describe how happy it made my family and I to see our baby.
--- I just wanted to thank you again for making the ultrasound possible. It was a great experience, first 10 minutes she hid her little face then the Apple Juice must have kicked in because she was moving all over the place and we were able to see her sweet little face, we got to see her little hands playing with the umbilical cord, rub her eyes and even a yawn. It was something we will cherish forever. I'll share pictures soon! Thank you so much, what a blessing.
--- [We] can't thank you enough for giving us time and hope, and pictures of our beautiful boy. Sustaining Grace has made this possible and I know that Grace's life continues to live on as she touches families like us.
--- The gift that you gave us through Sustaining Grace is such an amazing treasure that and we value it more than I can tell you. If it weren't for your charity, we would not have received the ultrasound DVD and the heartbeat recording. We would not know our daughter as well as we do.
On the day that we had our ultrasound, I was 30 weeks pregnant and anticipating another 2 more months of pregnancy. However, only 2 days later, I went into labor and delivered (our daughter). She lived about a minute – long enough to be baptized and to feel the embrace of both of her parents.
The DVD that you have given us allows everyone to see the fact that her life was much longer than that one minute as we can see her playing happily in my womb only two days before her birthday.
We just got home and I had to write you right away. Today was so amazing!!! All of our hearts are so grateful. We have 206 pictures to go through but this is my favorite. I think it looks like our little man is praying! I know our new teddy will be a treasure to me always. All four of Daniel's sisters, his daddy, his grandpa and his momma got to watch him move and smile for over an hour. We could have watched forever. I can never tell you thank you enough. I can't wait to watch the dvd! Please know you are both in our prayers. I will send more pictures soon... Much Love and Gratitude
I want to give you an update. Our sweet Isabelle was born on (private) and passed away last week on (private)! We are so grateful for the ultrasound that you gave us and when we got the ultrasound, you also gave us a teddy bear with a recording of Isabelle's heartbeat. The last few nights, when I have been really missing holding Isabelle, that teddy bear has been so very comforting and I want you to know how much it means to us. Thank you so very, very, very much!
I just wanted to tell you how amazing our ultrasound session was today!! I was a little anxious given our situation, but everyone was so nice and kind and just loved on our little boy! It is so incredible to get to see him - he just becomes more and more real to us and seeing him really reinforces that we made the right decision to carry him to term. He is so precious!!
We can't thank you guys enough! This is the best gift anyone could have given us!
Thank you, thank you, thank you. We just got home from out amazing session at Fetalvision. Attached are some pictures of our sweet baby Kiara. We appreciate this more than we can express. Thank you simply doesn't feel sufficient.
I just wanted to thank you again for your most generous gift. It was so wonderful to get to see Sadie on Friday. She wasn't very cooperative for the camera, so we're going back tomorrow to get more footage. Here's a side shot of her resting on her arm. Also, thank you for adding that heartbeat bear to the gift.
We can't thank you enough!
For a final update on Josiah, he came into the world (private). He lived for less than an hour and passed from the arms of his parents into the arms of his Heavenly Father. We are so grateful for the short time he had with his parents and also thankful for the video she has from the 4D ultrasound of him moving around happily. Thank you again for your GRACE.
We are bawling our eyes out. I can't thank you enough!!! God bless you guys!!
The DVD is great! We had our sonogram yesterday morning for baby Adelynn! It was amazing! We will always remember that day! What a blessing your ministry is. Thank you is all I can say! I will pray for your wonderful ministry! I've attached a picture of our sweet girl...it's my favorite picture from the day! - Adelynn's Mom
Thank you SO MUCH for everything you’ve done for us. It was such a joy to see Josiah this morning. He looked so peaceful and comfortable and it was such a blessing to see that. It was possible just to relax and enjoy Josiah and the life that we have with us right now and for those moments not think about the future. (Name) will always have the bear and the DVD and the beautiful pictures and what a precious memory this whole thing will be for all of us, but especially them. I can’t thank you enough... We never would have done this without your beautiful organization.
My husband and I would like to thank you so much for the ultrasound and the chance to see our little Isabelle! We feel like we know her personality a little better and it was so fun to see her antics (she likes to have her hands AND her feet up by her head) and we got to see her moving around! I also love the teddy bear with her recorded heartbeat! Thank you so much for this opportunity! We are now two weeks away from our due date and hoping and praying for the chance to meet our little girl alive!
Wow! I cannot believe that you would do something this kind and generous! Thank you so very much! I do not know how I can ever thank you enough! I'm excited to enjoy seeing my baby, and for my children and husband to see little Michael too! May God bless you one hundredfold!
Thank you so much for your response and for your generosity in helping me spend some time with my girls. Thank you for your recommendations and for your empathy in the importance of enjoying all the things that are right with these little miracles...and understanding how our doctors and nurses -- while clinically very helpful, aren't always so good at helping us cope.
Thanks for suggesting things to look for in a clinic and for taking time to find some that you think would be suitable.
Thank you again for your kindness, understanding, and wonderful mission. May God bless you both!
Thank you so much. Words can't express how excited we are. One to go, and two, to have this of her the rest of our lives. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We are truly blessed by this!!!!
More to follow!