Heartfelt – 1

While we were in hospital, we organised for a photographer from Heartfelt to come and photograph Avery and our family. I will do a couple of blog posts on Heartfelt, but to start with, here are some of the photos taken on that night.

Click on each photo to read some thoughts about each moment – then click the photo again for the large version.

Photos by Fiona at Lumsdaine Photography.

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21 Comments

1
Jane
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 8:57 pm

Such beautiful photo’s, such amazing memories. My heart breaks for you and your family. With tears streaming down my face I can only imagine the heart ache you feel.

2
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 9:06 pm

Thank you for sharing such beautiful photos of a unimaginably difficult time.

3
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 9:08 pm

So beautiful. I feel so privileged to see them. Thank you.

4
Fiona
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 9:43 pm

((big hugs))

xxx

5
Kimba
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 11:12 pm

Oh love. amazing photos, heartwrenching though. Something to cherish of Avery xxx

Many tears reading this blog. Thanks for letting us in xx

6
Sunday 7 August 2011 - 11:21 pm

So beautiful, so painful. Thankyou for sharing these Kristie.

Much love xox

7
nic
Monday 8 August 2011 - 8:47 am

Kristie those photos are so beautiful, and so heartbreaking. Much love xxx

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Jess
Monday 8 August 2011 - 5:41 pm

Amazing pictures. Such important memories to cherish of Avery.

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Monday 8 August 2011 - 7:20 pm

these are on one hand so beautiful and the other so heartwrenching..what an amazing gift these are.. Fiona is such a talented photographer and giving soul.
I am so glad you had this precious time with Avery, I cannot imagine what it must have felt like to lose someone just as you met them…
Your talent for written expression is so exquisite, your words are the window to your soul..the beauty and the pain..thank you for sharing this with the world.

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Jacqueline
Monday 8 August 2011 - 9:39 pm

Tears fall so readily for you, my friend.

Such beautiful photos and cherished memories. SO heartbreaking yet so full of love and warmth.

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bek
Monday 8 August 2011 - 10:18 pm

*hugs* :~(

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Oliando
Monday 8 August 2011 - 11:52 pm

These photos are so incredible, even if you were a stranger I’d be a bit struck with reverence looking at them. Each one is far more than a moment, but a perfectly preserved moment all the same.

I really feel reverence.

13
Sif
Tuesday 9 August 2011 - 12:17 am

No words, so beautiful xx

14
Judi W
Tuesday 9 August 2011 - 5:05 am

Thanks for sharing such beautiful moments x

15
Colette
Tuesday 9 August 2011 - 6:24 am

Beautiful pics. Thanks for sharing such a heartbreaking time in your life. Hugs to you all.

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Geraldine Paraha
Wednesday 10 August 2011 - 9:09 pm

Kristie and family thank you so much for having the strength to share these photo’s with us. My connection to you is through our first born children and our time together through mothers group watching them grow. My thoughts are with and I send you my strength. Avery is a beautiful little boy and the love your family has for him oozes from the photo’s on screen. You are a wonderful loving and strong mother who I admire.

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Rachael
Monday 15 August 2011 - 8:43 am

These are just the most beautiful and heartwrenching photos. I’m glad you have them to treasure, despite the pain…xx

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Thursday 1 September 2011 - 2:24 pm

Just wanted to say your photos are beautiful. The photos capture everything. The love, the pain. Something beautiful to treasure. Thankyou for sharing them. xoxo

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Wednesday 7 September 2011 - 8:53 pm

I found your blog via Fe’s and I just wanted to say thank you for sharing Avery and the precious moments you shared with us on your blog. I’m so sorry Avery isn’t with you right now. Fe, Heartfelt & families like yours are courageous, beautiful, amazing people that fill my heart with love xx

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Friday 15 June 2012 - 1:45 am

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Friday 15 June 2012 - 7:13 am

Thank you so much for your lovely blog posts. I am a photographer registered with heartfelt, though I have not yet had the call to share a family’s grief and have the privilege of photographing a stillborn baby.
These photos, and your generosity in sharing them, have only added to my belief that the Heartfelt organisation does very valuable work. I hope that by sharing your experience you will help others who find themselves in that unimaginable moment to also call for a Heartfelt photographer.
My very best wishes to your family,
Caro xx



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