You only get one chance at creating such wonderful memories of the times with your baby. These keepsakes will become such treasured memories. There are many lovely ways and places that you can have keepsakes done and created in memory of your baby or babies.
Here are some wonderful keepsakes and memory making ideas, links to places that provide such keepsakes and photographs of other parents keepsakes that they would like to share with us..
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You may like to make a special memorial garden in your baby/babies memory.
Here is a photo of Trudi's family's special rose in their memory garden
for their daughters ~Amie-lee & Emily~
You might like to buy this teddy bear for yourself, as a treasured keepsake or as a gift.
You are very welcome to purchase a bear to give back to The program
as a donation to another bereaved family.
Gorgeous personalised candle. 16cm Tall.
These can be purchased as a treasured keepsake or a wonderful gift.
Your baby's name, date of birth and photo can be included
You may like to keep or make a memory box
Left Picture is ~Amie-Lee & Emily's~ memory box.
Inside are their ultrasound pictures, cards, dresses, name cards, hospital bracelets and much more.
You may like to add special decorations to your Christmas tree every year
and/or have personalised Christmas baubles made, or make them yourself.
They also a very special git to give someone who has suffered the loss of their baby or babies
You may like to create a personalised candle in memory of your baby/babies.
Here is ~Amie-Lee & Emily's~ candle a gift from Mel ~Bradies~ Mum
TLC has personalised candles available for purchase though our Online Store
You may like to create a special announcement message
for friends and family in memory of your baby/babies.
"I had these custom announcements designed for my girls 5th anniversary of their birth.
They are perfect memorial cards that I gave along with a special candle to my family and friends." - Trudi
Printed Song Lyrics
You may like to print out the song words to special songs that relate to your baby / babies.
Here are the songwords to "Tears in Heaven" the song played at ~Amie-Lee & Emily's~ funeral.
You may like to make a special display, memorial shelf, cupboard etc. with your
babies photo, name cards, hand & foot prints and/or anything symbolising your precious baby/babies.
Some parents and relatives like to get a memorial tattoo done
in honour of their baby /babies.
Here is Amanda's tattoo in memory of her son ~Bailey~ with a beautiful version
of the "Angel in the Book of Life" poem beneath
We produce a Babyography®, which is a beautiful illustrated keepsake that records all
the facts about baby including: Doctor, Grandparents, name meaning, and information
about your baby's birth year. I tailor our format to include a beautiful verse and any
other requests the parents may have.
Etched in Memories
We can turn your treasured memories (photos, footprints, handprints, poems etc) into beautiful unique personalised jewellery, pendants, keyrings and more with Photo Engraving.
A perfect gift for any occasion or a cherished keepsake to keep close to your heart.
Forever Near Jewellery urns are a piece of fine jewellery that are designed to hold something precious for a lifetime.
Forever Near jewellery urns allow you hold close and remeber your loved child.
Keep it Unique Keepsakes
"Unique keepsakes and custom made gifts
honouring our precious angels here on earth
and those taken from us too soon"
Little Ones Above
Whispers of the heart
A website which supports people suffering through infant loss and also focuses on fertility issues. The founder Robyn, makes gift boxes as a keepsake for parents who have lost a child
Momento Photo Book
Keepsake idea Momento Photo Books
You can turn your photos or story into a lovely professionally bound book.
A wounderful keepsake for your family members.
"I have had my girls story printed and bound as a coffee table book through Momento books, it is a perfect family history for my family to keep and treasure always" Trudi TLC
Names in the Sand
You may like to visit Names in the Sand's beautiful website and request Carly writes your precious
childs name in the sand in your baby/babies memory.
My teddy is an Australian based company who make personalised teddy bears.
Toni and Chris from My Teddy will donate 5%
of the purchase price of each teddy bear ordered to TLC
(Upon mention of TLC)
Here is ~Joshua Gilbert's~ portrait
"Applegum" Merriangaah Bombala NSW 2632
PH: 02 6458 4227
Portraits by Dana
Pencil portraits drawn from photographs
This wonderful artist from America produces the most wonderful portraits
Sue - Ella Signatures
Our Mission is to help bereaved families find comfort and healing in a unique and personal way through keepsake and Memorial Jewellery
Stella the Stillbirth Foundation Australia Bear
The stillbirth Foundation Australia is delighted to introduce Stella the Stillbirth Foundation Australia Bear that you can purchase; and you could donate to TLC to be given to a newly bereaved parent. She is gorgeous bear who will make a delightful keepsake or a fabulous gift. She costs just $20 (plus $5 postage).
All profit from every sale goes directly to the Stillbirth Foundation Australia to fund our much needed stillbirth research and awareness in Australia.
Every Sunrise, Every Day. View our Sunrise Gallery and Unique personalised Keepsakes.
A Keepsake Sunrise for the Day your Child's Light entered Your World, Wedding Sunrise The Dawn of your Forever, We Capture the First Light of every day - Rain, Hail or Shine because its Your Day. Looking for a Memorable Gift? You Will Find it Here
Below is a link to an Australian not for profit organisation that volunteer their professional photographic services to bereaved parents
Heartfelt Website - Heartfelt is a volunteer organisation of photographers from all over Australia who have come together to form an organisation dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families that have experienced stillbirths, premature and ill infants and children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of their local hospitals, as well as children with serious and terminal illnesses.
Memorial Jewellery Australia
Memorial Jewellery Australia has helped many parents following the loss of their child or baby with their jewellery which is especially designed to hold a small amount of cremation ash or a lock of hair.