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But She Looks So Perfect!

The first time I held my baby, I thought: “She’s exactly the same temperature as my body. It is like she is still part of me. She is so perfect.”

The first sign that anything was less than ideal was the oxygen mask they kept pushing onto my face and then onto the baby’s.

“What’s wrong?” I asked…

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Million Moms asked me to share the first moment I held my baby with you. You can read more and find out what was wrong over at the Million Moms Challenge.

My post there is sponsored but the real reason I want you to click over and share your story is because by commenting on the post, you are joining the community. And when you join the community, you are helping to raise a donation to save the lives of mothers and babies all over the world.

Plus, if you need any more incentive, you will be entered to win an exclusive Million Moms Challenge Gift Pack, which includes an all expenses paid trip to a conference on mothers hosted by the UN Foundation in DC (Jan/Feb 2012), an iPad2, a custom-made Million Moms Challenge pendant and $50 donation in your name to Global Giving. Comment and enter here!

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Candace is the co-editor and co-founder of Mamanista. She is an educational consultant and writer.

Filed under: Charity, Congenital Heart Defects, Featured, Women's Issues

10 Responses to "But She Looks So Perfect!"

  1. You know how you can take off the soft part of a stoller and clean it a large stroller the one that comes in a travel system ..well is their any way you can buy another soft part (the part the baby sits in) if so can i buy a whole new covers for it to cover it all up? my 1 frist child got grape juice on it and i tryed to bleach it and messed it up .. if so where and what is it called cause i know its not the soft part lol

  2. andie jaye says:

    i went over, signed the moms challenge, and read the rest of this post. it brought tears to my eyes. i’ve read so many accounts of babies born with heart defects, and it breaks mine everytime.

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