A Grieving Mother Lost Her Baby While Giving Birth. What A Stranger Did Next Will Bring You To Tears

Valarie Watts was going to have a new addition – a baby boy Noah. Throughout most of her pregnancy everything was perfect, until the last few days. Noah’s heart had stopped. and Valarie delivered a stillborn. To say that shattered her world is not to say anything. Valarie kept Noah’s nursery untouched, she wasn’t going to let go of the memory of him. Her parents suggested to have a garage sale and sell at least some of the stuff, maybe meet some people, get out of the dark place Valarie has been in. One of the neighbors persuaded Watts to sell him the crib that wasn’t intended to be sold. When he learned that Valarie’s baby had been stillborn, he did a beautiful thing for the grieving mother. Please, click SHARE.


How warm are the words the man says to the dog?! If you met people with Alzheimer’s, or, unfortunately, had someone in you family with this disease, you should know how incredible this video really is. Alzheimer’s disease, is one form of dementia, which leads to a loss of brain function, that gradually gets worse over time. It was first described by German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906 and was named after him. Most often, people over 65 get affected by this disease. As it advances, symptoms can include confusion, irritability, aggression, mood swings, trouble with language, and long-term memory loss. The cause and progression of Alzheimer’s disease are not yet well understood. Current treatments only help with the symptoms. There are no available treatments that stop or reverse the progression of the disease. To comfort Alzheimer’s patients at the facilities doctors use dog therapy. The animals decrease patients’ stress and depression, increase their physical and social activity and boost the mental stimulation.There is not much that can make a grieving mother feel better, but it is wonderful to know that there are big-hearted people that try to. Stillbirth occurs in about 1 in 160 pregnancies. The majority of stillbirths happen before labor. The most common known causes of stillbirths include: Placental Problems, such as abruption, or form of high blood pressure called preeclampsia, or hypertension; Birth Defects: Chromosomal disorders are the cause of 15-20% of all stillborn babies; Growth Restriction, babies that are not growing at an appropriate rate are at risk of death from asphyxia before or during birth; Bacterial infections between 24 and 27 weeks gestation can cause fetal deaths as week. These infections don’t get noticed by the mother until they cause serious complications. Other causes of stillbirth include umbilical cord accidents, trauma, mother’s diabetes, high blood pressure and a pregnancy that lasts longer than 42 weeks. Unfortunately, the cause of about one-third of stillbirths cannot be determined. Some factors that increase a risk are: bad nutrition, poor prenatal care, drugs, alcohol and smoking, mother’s age.

Sources:

http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-loss/stillborn-trying-to-understand/

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