Eric and Amanda Trant are mourning the unexpected death of their 18-month-old son, Dastan. However, they're also finding comfort knowing his death saved at least three people.
death of a child
A still birth is a baby that is born after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no signs of life. Before 20 weeks, it's usually called a miscarriage.
On October 9, 1996, at 7:30 a.m., I gave birth to a 1 lb. 1 oz baby girl, Laura Ann Douglas. We spent the better part of an hour holding her before it was time to say goodbye. She was perfectly formed from head to toe. The cause of her death was cruelly obvious. There was a knot in her umbilical cord...