Providing the gift of remembrance portraits to parents experiencing the death of a baby.
“That night was the worst night of my life. But when I look at the images, I am not reminded of my worst night. I’m reminded of the beauty and blessings he brought.”
Cheryl Haggard, Maddux’s mother and co-founder of NILMDTS
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“I can attest to the healing power of NILMDTS portraiture. I see my son every day because of an amazing volunteer photographer. Now, it is an honor to be able to capture the most important moments of undying love for other families.”
Ali Furtwangler, Affiliated Photographer
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Writing a Children’s Book About Loss
By Valerie R. Samuels
In 2002 I gave birth to full term twin daughters Gina and Julia. We knew that Gina would be born with some health challenges, but in no way prepared for her death just 9 days after her birth. At that time, I knew of no one personally who had lost a twin before or shortly after birth. Living without Gina hurt our hearts so deep […]
My twins were real babies. I loved them from the start. I experienced all of the pains and joys of pregnancy and all of the dreams of what they would look like and how they would grow up together. I gave birth to them. I named them, Ella James and Kenneth Jae, and I held them as they passed away. I received birth certificates and I received death certificates. They were sent to a funeral home […]