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Resources to prepare the baby's birth


"You matter to the last moment of your life,
and we will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully,
but also to live until you die."

Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement



A few articles that will guide you through the following weeks and help you make this time as meaningful and memorable as possible:



Preparation of the birth of a baby with anencephaly

Sample Advance Directive Birth Plan

About the importance of bonding with a baby with anencephaly

Creating memories and keepsakes of your precious baby

How to make a beautiful wall decoration with your baby's footprints

How to make a notebook with your baby's footprints

Advice for taking pictures of deceased or dying babies

Report about the birth and life of babies with anencephaly


Don't waste your baby's life


Birth or Parenting Plans

Sample Advance Directive Birth Plan

Gracie Lynn's parenting plan

Jenna Grace's parenting plan


Carrying to term stories



"The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye,
the story of love is hello and goodbye,
until we meet again."

Jimi Hendrix



Last updated Mai 2, 2019