While the birth of a child is a joyous occasion for most, some parents’ experiences are shadowed with deep sorrow. When babies are born with terminal illnesses, the parents may only have days, sometimes hours, to spend time with their child. The heartbreak is unimaginable, leaving a void that can never be filled, not even with memories.
To help ease the pain of these families, and to help them heal, one organization is creating memories of the children’s short lives to celebrate their legacies.
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep connects volunteer photographers with the parents of terminally ill babies.
The photographers, each of whom have been trained to handle the delicate circumstances professionally, capture the families’ last times together in poignant and beautiful images.
The photography services are completely free for the families. The organization believes that having the…
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