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Name: Teeka Thompson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Oregon City, Oregon
Time: 1998-09-30 23:10:39
Comments: I lost my little Austin 3 days before Christmas, 1984, and it wasn't until now, 14 years later, that I'm having to write this experience down for a writing class at PSU. His untimely death still affects me after all these years. I guess it's true that you don't ever get over it--just through it the best you can. I never imagined that a mere 2 month old baby could make such an impact on me for the rest of my life, but he has. I will always love and cherish you, Austin, and know that one day, we'll be together again. Love Mom.

Name: A FRIEND
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: NC
Time: 1998-09-30 22:48:58
Comments: ONE OF MY FRIENDS HAS LOST THEIR BABY FOR A LITTLE WHILE DO TO THIS "KILLER OF SLEEP" I CAN NOT FIND THE WORDS TO HELP OR COMFORT HER LONLEY DAYS. HER BABY IS NOW GODS "BABY ANGEL" HER SMILE WILL LIVE IN ALL THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE SHE LOVED SO MUCH. SHE IS MISSED. HER MOM AND DAD LOVE HER MORE THAN ANYTHING.

Name: Meta Dupuis
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Glens Falls N.Y.
Time: 1998-09-30 18:56:53
Comments: This is the second time that i have visited this site and for some reason it seems to make me feel better. I do wish that i could find a chat room to talk to some one. I miss my son so much. I was recently going through all of our pictures and when i came across our family picture i almost died when i saw the resemblance of my new son to Michael. They could have been twins. I live my life min. to min. because i miss him so much; there are days when i don't know how i got through. Please GOD tell me he is okay, tell me that everything is alright and that some day he will be mine again. I feel like I have lost everything at times, not that I don"t love my other children, but I look at them and wonder why i still have them and not Michael. I wonder if it was some kind of punishment or if it was my fault. I hate SIDS and wish that we could do something to change it.

Name: Lindsay Sawyer
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Ohio
Time: 1998-09-30 16:02:13
Comments: Thank you for having this web page here.It was very useful to me for my research paper.

Name: Sharon Stewart
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Metter, Georgia
Time: 1998-09-30 08:22:48
Comments: I am very impressed with this website. Last year my sister had a six week old little girl taken by SIDS. She is now pregnant again. She is due in October and we trying to gather as much information as we can to help prevent it from happening again.

Name: Pamela A. Gher-Boggs-Jackson
Website: Angel's World!
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Baltimore, Maryland
Time: 1998-09-30 08:17:36
Comments: Thank you for your awareness of the SID/OID problem. I have 3 children and 8 grandchildren, and will be a great-grandmother in November of this year ('98). I am very aware of the heartaches of losing a child. Though my one son was 22 when he died, I understand the loss and the pain it brings to parents and family. Keep up the good work.

Name: Gary and Amy Fairbrother
Website:
Referred by: NewsGroups
From: Tovey, Illinois
Time: 1998-09-30 07:48:53
Comments: We are the proud parents of Joseph "Joey" Fairbrother . He was our youngest son and we lost him due to SIDS. He was only three months and one day old and not a day goes by that he is not in our hearts and minds. We miss him dearly. It has been 2 years and not a day goes by that our hearts mourn the loss of our bright eyed son. And for him, we find it necessary to know as much as possible about SIDS research and to try to lend our support. Joey was born June 4th, 1996 and this year we received another gift from God. Her name is Lorin, and she was born June 3rd 1998. We hope and pray that we may not go through another tragedy like the one we survived just 2 years ago. And I hope and pray that no one else must go through it as well. Thank you soo much for building this site where we can go. If not for the information that you may provide, but for the support in knowing that maybe another family will know that they are not alone. Thank you once again, and God bless you all! Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Fairbrother II

Name: Rosemary Dobbin
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Time: 1998-09-30 03:17:06
Comments: My son died from SIDS and I finally have a internet puter so came on in and loved what I saw. Good Job.

Name: Laurie Ellison O'Toole
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Lynbrook,NY
Time: 1998-09-29 15:00:15
Comments: glad to see this web page on my computer

Name: Tracy and Jessica Gray
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Richland, WA
Time: 1998-09-29 02:43:22
Comments: After visiting this site many times I finally just checked out the Celebrity On-Line Auction. It's such a wonderful idea ... I emailed the page to everyone in my address book and checked again and saw some of their bids ... that's even more wonderful. The past 7 months we've kept our Angel's memory alive in our hearts but have felt helpless until we made a bid on a couple of items. It just made me feel better. Send it to your friends and family also, see what we can do. WE LOVE YOU BABY JOE!!! LOVE MOM AND DAD.

Name: monica dyar
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: manchester, iowa
Time: 1998-09-29 00:46:12
Comments: Our little angel and miracle baby died of SIDS Saturday afternoon, September 26th, while I was at work. She was 7 weeks old. Will the emptiness ever go away?

Name: Tracey Dunbar
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Sedona, Az
Time: 1998-09-29 00:39:52
Comments: anyone out there who may be looking or listening...i am coming up to what would be my son's first birthday. and because of this horrendous thing call SIDS i will be spending the day without him. for the last few weeks i have been wondering how i will deal with this day. and i have felt pretty okay with it...till tonight when i walked thru the doors of my house and suddenly something hit me. I am not even sure what it was but all of a sudden my feelings of strength where blown out the door. I have 11 days to go till i get the his birthday...and it seems as though the days building up to it are going to be harder than the actual day. am i nuts or normal...or is there any such catagories going thru this? I have thought from one range to the other about what i would do on his birthday...such as either shut myself off from the world that day...no phone, no answering the door, no nothing or just the opposite-get out there and deal with "stuff"...people, situations, feelings. I know i will not know until that very morning what i will do. has anyone else had this "build up" to dates...and what do you do... I have actually had this weird thing happening...my hair has ben coming out a lot, not in clumps or anything big but very noticable and someone said you must be stressing about something...maybe this is it. it fels weird. anywords of support or advice are very much welcome. i thought i was doing "good" and gonna be able to get thru this. and while i have friends and family who try to help those of you who have gone thru this can help way more. thanks for listening tracey...momy of baby jack

Name: Patti Gaffney
Website: none
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: MN
Time: 1998-09-28 22:25:17
Comments: I recently lost my 7 month old son to SIDS. He died on my third wedding anniversary. Any ideas on how to cope with the loss and the pain associated with his death? This is the worst pain that I have ever experienced .

Name: Irma Soriano
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: San Jose, CA
Time: 1998-09-28 19:38:50
Comments: I want to thank all of those people who take time to put websites like this together. As a SIDS surviver I really appreciate it. In loving memory of our daughter Rhiana Jade Soriano 11/93-2/94

Name: Janell Johnson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Annapolis, Maryland
Time: 1998-09-28 16:07:37
Comments: Thank you for caring enough to provide information to us who want to know more about the terrible thing that took our babies from us.

Name: Melanie Pigford
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: NC
Time: 1998-09-28 10:55:45
Comments: I've recently experienced a "missed abortion" and have found your website very comforting. I can relate to the loss these parents feel. Thank you for sharing your heartfelt stories with us; maybe soon I'll be able to share mine.

Name: Linda Kopitsky
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Greenfield, NJ
Time: 1998-09-28 08:36:30
Comments: There is no worse pain a parent can suffer than the death of a child, especially when it is unexpected. It has been 9 years since I lost my first son to SIDS. Even though the pain has dulled, it is still there. Hopefully, with more public awareness, the funds for research can be raised to find a way to stop this infant killer. I'm still praying!

Name: Shelli Williams
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Rock Springs, WY
Time: 1998-09-27 22:27:20
Comments: My sister and her husband just lost their first child to SIDS on May 1, 1998. Nicholas Allen Kern, Dec. 10, 1997- May 1, 1998 :) Nicholas was a precious child in perfect health. Nicholas left us when he was only 4 and a half months old. The time we had with him was so short but he will be in our hearts & thoughts forever. To Doug & Stacy---we love you and "Tugar Bear" is our own little angle now. To Nicholas-- I miss you :( Love, Aunt Shelli

Name: MaryJane Somosky
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Beachwood, NJ
Time: 1998-09-27 08:59:43
Comments: I have very good friends that lost their son to SIDS. I have contributed to the Radiothon the last 3 years, and will continue to do so. I hope the word will get out and STAY OUT- until we can irradicate this "unexplained" horror happening to tomorrow's children - our legacies...our future...In loving memory of "RYAN ANTHONY PACELLI.

Name: karon
Website: waterfall/chitcchat's homepage
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: sydney australia
Time: 1998-09-27 07:19:59
Comments: hi there.......i am sids mum from sydney australia and involved with our organisation in a voluntary capacity.......great to find this site and will pass it on to all my online friends..keep up the good work!! I host a weekly conference discussion on child death and grief at www.talkcity.com chatroom #parentcenter mondays 4pm pst.please feel free to join me;))

Name: Laura Smith
Website: none
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Toledo,OH
Time: 1998-09-26 17:42:27
Comments: Like your page, but had problems downloading info.

Name: Diane Greer
Website:
Referred by: Advertisment/Brochure
From: Bonne Terre, Mo
Time: 1998-09-26 00:19:40
Comments: Was so very glad to see, that I can share my grief with so many others.

Name: Amber
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: CA
Time: 1998-09-25 18:49:30
Comments: I'm doing a report on SIDS and this really helped me with information and stuff.

Name: Nancy Rae Arnold
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Houston, Texas
Time: 1998-09-25 15:19:43
Comments: I logged into the SIDS site after learning of the horrible death of a dear friend. She and her husband lost their first child to SIDS several years ago. As a friend you couldn't help but be interested in this horrible syndrome that happens to infants; she and her family were very much involved with the SIDS organization, including the annual golf tournament held in Houston and very sympathetic to families who had suffered losses like theirs. Visting your site today made me feel a little closer to her - she will be greatly missed by those she touched, her husband and two small sons. We'll miss you M'Lis...

Name: George Clugston Jr
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Elizabethtown PA
Time: 1998-09-25 01:43:53
Comments: We will miss you Austin

Name: Craig Zinn
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: South Windsor, CT
Time: 1998-09-24 22:46:07
Comments: My wife and I lost our first son to SIDS in 1980. We became active members in the SIDS movement at that time. We renewed the Hartford Chapter of the National Sids foundations and were co presidents until 1985. At the time it was so hard to get information on SIDS. This web site is a great place for everyone to get awareness information or the find out information for there own piece of mind. Keep up the good work Thanks Craig

Name: Meta Dupuis
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Glens Falls New York
Time: 1998-09-24 17:28:48
Comments: We lost our first born son Micael Patrick Dupuis on 3-11-97. I knew about SIDS but never thought that it could happen to me. I took all of the CPR classes and had a set of twins before he was born, so i thought i knew what to expect. The moment that I heard my husband scream no I knew that my life had changed forever. I would give anything that I possibly could to change my sons fate but I guess we all know that we can't do that. I have just recently started going to a support group. I think that it is the most wondeful thing in the world for me. I just wish that it was more than once a month. I miss my son more every day that passes without him. We just had another beautiful baby boy who turned 2 months on what would have been my sons 2 year b-day. That was a very hard day for me I have so much anger and feeling of emptiness, I wish I knew how to make it stop. My new son looks so much like Michael; some days it is very comforting and others it is heart wrenching. For all of the other parents out there I wish that we could all see our children playing together because they are. We love and miss each and every one of you, our small angels with big hearts. Michael, you are forever mine. LoL

Name: Sue Latchford
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Wokingham, Berkshire
Time: 1998-09-24 14:45:05
Comments: I have been on your mailing list since 1983. Keep up the excellent work and hopefully one day the tragedy of infant death will be eradicated. Thank you for your support over the years.

Name: Sabrina Hernandez
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Seguin,Texas
Time: 1998-09-24 12:12:51
Comments: I am doing a research on SIDS. Thanks for the 411 on SIDS.

Name: jennifer peterson
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: idaho
Time: 1998-09-24 00:37:35
Comments: the work you are doing to promote awareness is astounding. A site like this is so appreciated.

Name: doug wilson
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: rialto ca.
Time: 1998-09-23 19:53:08
Comments: i just wanted to say that i really appreciate this site my son nickolaus was 36days old when we lost him to sids (6/14/97-7/20/97) thank you doug wilson

Name: NICOLE KAWA
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: NEW HAMPSHIRE
Time: 1998-09-23 18:52:21
Comments: I AM DOING A RESEARCH PAPER ON SIDS AND SMOKING...SO I THOUGHT THAT I WOULD DROP IN.

Name: Iya LaShawn Moultry
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Brundidge, AL
Time: 1998-09-23 16:23:46
Comments: I would really like to have as much information on the SIDS case as possible. This topic has become a primary one for my ENG 102 class research paper. If you can be of any assistance, I would sincerely appreciate it. I'm a student at Troy State University, but I do not have any children. I still grieve with the parents who had children and lost them this way, of course. Send me any information that you feel would be of help to my research. Thank you.

Name: Sabrina Vaughn
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: St.Peter, MN
Time: 1998-09-23 14:06:31
Comments: I think this guest book is a ggod idea it could help a lot of people. Thanks to some of the info. people feel less guilty when they read articles about other people's grief and notice they are not the only people this happens toooo! This info has helped alot to help the public understand the truth of some myths.

Name: Tracey Dunbar
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: sedona, Arizona
Time: 1998-09-23 00:23:32
Comments: I am so grateful for this guestbook. I have made great and helpful contacts. I was re-reading past months and came across an entry from my son's day care provider. It is in Feb. 98. her name is carol and she is without a doubt an incredible person. take a moment to read it. especially if you are a provider. she not only cared for my precious Baby Jack but felt for him like he was her own. I am so lucky to have her and her family in my life then and still now. although i do not see them quite as much as i did before not a day goes by i don't think about them. i feel an extreme pain in my heart, soul, body and mind since my son was taken away from me by this monsterous desease or whatever it is called. but i also know how intensly the lives of my daycare family have been touched. I have a lot of my own pain to deal with and have day to day struggles with that. But i want people to know how wonderful carol and her family have been. and how they are in my prayers and I know my special little angel in heaven watches over all of us. there is a beautiful picture of Baby Jack up in the daycare. Carol made it special with a couple of Jack's baby toys inbedded in the matte. so wonderful she made us both one. Precious Mi Hijo...you live in my heart everyday!!!! Mama and Papa love you.

Name: KELLY SABOURIN
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: HOLLAND MICHIGAN
Time: 1998-09-22 22:01:54
Comments: I Lost my son MICHAEL LEE KURTIAK to sids 17years ago this coming December he was 6 days short of 6 months old and, it was to be our first Christmas together and he passed away before Santa could bring him any presents. I am so thankful for the memories I have of our short time together, I will treasure them for ever. It took me 14 years to finally get blessed with another beautiful baby this time a girl Samantha. I was so scared that she too would be taken from me since she was born 32 days early, but we just celebrated her 3rd birthday Sept. 10th 98.Your little sister is so cute I wish that you were here to see her you would have been a Great BIg Brother. I still miss you MIKIE and I will see you someday. Take care of your Grandma's. You are my perfect little angel and Mommy Love's you and misses you sooooo MUCH. I LOVE YOU LOVE MOMMY

Name: Rosie
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Cinci
Time: 1998-09-22 17:50:20
Comments: Thanks for having information like this available because sometimes you just need to know your not the only one such things have happened to.

Name: Carrie Olson
Website:
Referred by: Advertisment/Brochure
From: Trufant Michigan
Time: 1998-09-22 14:38:49
Comments: My daughters name is Madalynn. She was born on 12-23-97 and died on 3-12-98 at her babysitters house just before I got home from work. She is the most incredible angel I have ever known.

Name: Robin Russell
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: richmond,va
Time: 1998-09-22 12:16:22
Comments: Great Articles...I am doing a research paper on Media and SIDS... Great Info!

Name: Janie French
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Carrollton, Texas
Time: 1998-09-22 11:26:51
Comments: Our son died of SIDS on 9/8/98. I'm hoping this site will help us.

Name: F. Alexander Brejcha
Website: Brejcha Personal & Disability Resource Site
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Sweden Originally, West Chester, PA USA presently
Time: 1998-09-22 09:34:57
Comments: Excellent site! I have added you to the "Learning Disabilities and Children With Disabilities" section of my "Internet Disability Resources" pages. Not quite appropriate, but the closest.

Name: Tanya Alguire
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Cornwall, Ontario
Time: 1998-09-22 05:16:08
Comments: If anyone has information concerning SIDS please email it to me me at the above address because I would like to understand what it really is.

Name: Kara Sweeting
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Nevada
Time: 1998-09-22 00:47:35
Comments: Thank you for providing this support It is much needed

Name: george
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: st. louis
Time: 1998-09-21 20:12:41
Comments: We lost Nicholas to SIDS three years ago this Thursday the 24th. It still hard to believe we lost our little boy who had a tough way to go from the start. He was born 6 weeks premature weighed in at 3lbs. 13 oz. He was strong and fought a upper respiratory infection up until a couple of days before his death. If I could just have another ten minutes to hold him and talk to him I THINK it would make it easier. Until we meet again I LOVE and MISS you. We have another child 2 years old and full of herself. For those of you that lost a child to SIDS and used an apnea monitor on a subsequent child you know what I'm saying when I tell you that the first time the alarm goes of you almost crumble. You think not again. But, she's GREAT. God bless all of you and I can't say it gets easier but maybe more accepting.

Name: george and kathie
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: st.louis, mo
Time: 1998-09-21 17:34:33
Comments: it has been three years. one day, love will bring us back around again. until then, pray for me and i will pray for you.

Name: Sybil Fisher (Hedrick)
Website: na
Referred by: Net Search
From: Utah
Time: 1998-09-21 14:28:57
Comments: We are stuggling with the very recent loss due to a miscarrige. Any words of support would be appreciated.

Name: Francine Thompson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-21 10:57:18
Comments: My close friend lost her 3 month old little girl "Diamond" to SIDS and I was wondering if there is a local support group in my viciinty to help my friend in deallinng with thith this tragedy. We live in the DC/MD/VA area Please email me any info. Thanks.

Name: Valerie Turner
Website: Casper's Page
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Canada
Time: 1998-09-21 09:15:55
Comments: Lost a neice to SIDS..Jessica(Feb.18/97-Mar.30/97)

Name: MarySue Gallo
Website: none
Referred by: Net Search
From: staten island new york
Time: 1998-09-21 01:21:57
Comments: Ihave read alot of questions and answers, they were very helpful. can you please tell me where i can send questions and get answers and also is there any way to contact these doctors?

Name: TALITHA SILVERS-PEARSON
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: the Florida Keys
Time: 1998-09-20 20:09:21
Comments: I lost my son to SIDS in March of 1997, and live in an area where the nearest resources/support are over 3 hours away. This website is very helpful without having to travel 175 miles in order to get through the rough times.

Name: Carol Gino
Website: Hopeful Healer
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Amityville, New York
Time: 1998-09-20 14:04:50
Comments: In 1984 my grandson, Greggy, died of SIDS. At that time even though I'd been a nurse for 20 years, and had worked on all areas of nursing- including Pediatrics, I was devestated. I knew that the babies of good people died, I knew that death was a part of life, I had served dying patients and their families for years. But Greggy's death brought me to my knees. Kept me praying to God not to make my daughter, Teri, and her husband, Gordon, go crazy, not to let anything happen to my granddaughter, Jessie. I thought I had learned enough through all those years of studying...but on that day, I realized I knew nothing. Then when we were the most desperate, an angel came to help us through. To answer all the questions we had to ask about why it had happened. It helped us so much that Teri and I wanted to share what she'd said, share how our family healed, and offer it to others. That's why we wrote the book "Then An Angel Came.." It took us ten years to get it published but that too was a gift, because each day in those ten years we got a chance to talk about Greggy, to share him with each other. To heal. And we found out...A life is no small thing, no matter how small the life. The Angel Janith's 11 steps to healing can be downloaded for free from our site. Love and Prayers to all of you who have lost your precious children.

Name: Teri Griswold
Website: Angels in Action
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Sids parent/Long Island
Time: 1998-09-20 13:21:29
Comments: Sorry it took so long for me to get here! Deb and Chuck, great page,great work. Thank-you for all your efforts in connecting and educating all of us.

Name: melanie evans
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: australia
Time: 1998-09-20 10:58:46
Comments: i am very lucky in that i have not had a family member die of sids . I work in an emergency department so i see families in this most traumatic time . I have compiled a folder of information that I thought would be informative at this time and in the near future . melanie

Name: Paula Kallungi
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Tapiola, Michigan
Time: 1998-09-19 14:36:55
Comments: My first attempt to look something up on the Net!! The address was in the Michigan SIDS Alliance newsletter. We lost out firstborn son, Bradley, to SIDS in l976. It still surprises me that reading a page like this brings it all back so clearly. We have 3 subsequest children, all boys, who are so great, but Bradley was here first. Our first subsequent son, Greg, is 20 yrs. old now and so often I wonder if he and Brad would have been close now that they'd both be either on their own or away at college. Andy is 16 and a Jr. in high school, and Gabe (our surprise) is not quite 8 yrs. old. Gabe was born just a few days after Brad's birthday in October, and had Brad's smile as a newborn. It was somehow so comforting, like a message from above. We gave him the same middle name as Bradley, and I'm still not sure if it was the right thing to do.

Name: Stephanie
Website: Rocky Mountain Communications
Referred by: Advertisment/Brochure
From: Buhl,ID
Time: 1998-09-19 14:06:36
Comments: I think this is a real nice web page for those who have lost a loved infant.

Name: debbie hammett
Website: prodigy homepage
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: tennessee
Time: 1998-09-18 23:51:27
Comments: this is for laura. i miss her still.

Name: Kristina church
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Vancouver,wa
Time: 1998-09-18 22:55:59
Comments: MY daughter died of sids almost 6 months ago and I'm still tring to figure everthing out

Name: kate seeley
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: sacramento ca.
Time: 1998-09-18 17:27:43
Comments: My name is Kate Seeley, I lost my son Tyler to SIDS in 1994. I am now a support group facilitator and the peer contact co-ordinator for the valley sierra chapter in California. I am looking for any information on the "Theory of the month Club" to use at our next support group meeting in October. Theories can date back as far as possible. Please e-mail to Brian@QBM.com. Everyone's help is deeply appreciated. Thankyou.

Name: Sandy Monterde
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Copperas Cove, Texas
Time: 1998-09-18 17:26:33
Comments: This site has been very helpful to me. My son died 10 years ago from SIDS, and the pain is still very strong. Finding all this info really helps me deal w/his death even today. Thank you, Sandy

Name: Tammy Jacobsen
Website: Don't have one
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Drayton Valley
Time: 1998-09-18 12:09:44
Comments: Hi My name is Tammy Jacobsen and I would like to say thank-you for leting me sign the Guessbook.

Name: Janice Vandeveer
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Teutopolis, IL
Time: 1998-09-18 10:38:49
Comments: I am doing a research paper on S.I.D.S. (Crib Death) for school. I chose this topic because my half sister died this way, and I would like to know more about it. If anyone can give me information, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks! Janice

Name: Robert Lemieux & Family
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Montreal canada
Time: 1998-09-17 23:00:06
Comments: Keep the faith that someday we may have our answers to stop SIDS/OID

Name: Rhonda
Website: Ravens page
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Cincinnti,Oh.
Time: 1998-09-17 21:07:00
Comments: We just lost out precious baby girl "Raven" to sids. She passed away Sept.5,98.. Our hearts sre still acheing and breaking... We miss her deeply.. This web sight is great and very "informative" The hardest part is that we have no answers we dont understand it.. It really tests your faith. We are trying to keep the "faith".. Theres not a minute in the day that goes by that we dont think of her.. Maybe one day we will get to the point where we can charish the 5 months we did have with her, and take comfort that she is in gods "hands".One day mommy and Daddy will be with you Raven we love you dearly.XOXOXO GOD BLESS US ALL!!

Name: renee
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: south carolina
Time: 1998-09-17 18:43:52
Comments: great site, very imformative

Name: Nina Michaud
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Iron Mountain, MI
Time: 1998-09-16 20:46:40
Comments: I lost my son Jake January 4, 1998 at 10 weeks old. I recently got my hands on a book titled "Empty Cradle, Broken Heart" by Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D. I wish I would have read it sooner! If you have a chance, please pick this book up. Now I know I am NOT crazy and I am Not alone. This book includes dozens of parents thoughts and feelings during the roughest time in our lives. If you enjoy this book as much as I do, please pass it on to help another family. God Bless You All. May we all join our little angels in heaven.

Name: Andrea Trapp
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Michigan
Time: 1998-09-16 19:22:38
Comments: I lost my son in November of 1996, 7 weeks after he was born. I miss him dearly but know he is in a better place and I will see him again someday. "FOR WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS SO WILL YOUR HEART BE ALSO".

Name: Concerned Friend
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: NC
Time: 1998-09-16 15:34:18
Comments: On September 11,1998 one of my friends lost her little girl. She was a very beautiful baby who is greatly loved and missed. I don't know how to help her get through this painful experience but hope that knowledge on SIDS will help her to understand better.

Name: Tracey Dunbar
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Arizona
Time: 1998-09-16 03:20:28
Comments: My son Jack died in Feb 98 from SIDS. I know i need to look to the future and the positive. at least that is what people tell me. it is hard. i do not go a day, an hour, a minit withiout thinking of my precious Baby Jack. How does it get better? When does it get better? Will I ever stop feeling alone, and abandoned? I know not to ask why...but am I allowed to ask what's the lesson?! I cannot imagine a lesson worth this pain!! My precious mi hijo I miss you much. I will bring your daddy to you...I promise. Love Baby Jack's Mommy

Name: Deon Slezak
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Slc, Ut.
Time: 1998-09-15 17:46:52
Comments: I just wanted to thank everyone who has maintained this page for those of us who have experienced a loss. I posted my story on the first person page and have had some wonderful responses. People who have responded have helped my through this dark time. Mom to Ben and two angels in heaven

Name: forestville fire department
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: forestville, ca
Time: 1998-09-15 17:26:34
Comments: no comment for now.

Name: Nestor A. Ramirez
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Champaign, Illinois
Time: 1998-09-15 12:04:52
Comments: New visitor

Name: Elisabeth Gripenhov
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Sweden
Time: 1998-09-15 04:26:28
Comments: Hello! Im about to do my senior yaer in nursingschool, and Im going to write an essay about infant death (dont know the proper word...). Id be most greatful if you could help me ang give me some advice about this issue. Which books to read (they have to be scientifical), etc. Thank you. Elisabeth

Name: Brenda Hutchinson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Austin Texas
Time: 1998-09-14 20:16:02
Comments: Thank you for having this site available. It's been a while since I've visited. I lost my daughter Megan desiree Hutchinson to SIDS Dec 9, 1997. Time has passed quickly. Sept 8, 1998 would have been her first birthday. I miss her so, but she has made me a better person. It's interesting how an event like this makes you re-evaluate your life and what is important to you. I actually stop to smell the roses now. I also would like any information / help that can be given to start a non-profit organization to help people who don't have the funds to bury their children. Having a new baby is a financial change these days, and having to bury them is a financial challenge. I was fortunate but so many others are not. I see so many little graves without markers,because the family can't afford one. It is heart breaking to me. I want to make a positive contribution for such a difficult time. Although Meg is gone and I'm sad I have to do something positive to heal. Thanks for letting me ramble. Take care all. Brenda B. Hutchinson

Name: Jennifer L. Fritsche
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Tucson, AZ
Time: 1998-09-14 20:02:37
Comments: I am a nursing student at the University of Arizona in Tucson and am very touched by the issue of SIDS/OID. Though originally looking through this site for a school assignment, I have continued to look through out of desire. Keep this up! It's a wonderful and worthwhile cause! Sincerely, Jennifer Fritsche

Name: jamie powell
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: calif
Time: 1998-09-14 19:40:52
Comments: this is a really great webpage. my son died in april 1998 of sids, and its been hard to get any info on it.

Name: April Ranson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Time: 1998-09-14 15:12:04
Comments: Your website was very helpful in promoting awareness of SIDS, and providing useful information. Very well done.

Name: Thomas R. Sanphy
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-14 14:37:06
Comments: Please include my name in your guest book. We recently lost our son this past month. He was 5 weeks old.

Name: GREG DOWDEN
Website: none yet
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: australia
Time: 1998-09-14 03:24:30
Comments: hi there from me in australia and a great web site this is keep it up.

Name: Carrie Cooper
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: North Carolina
Time: 1998-09-13 23:24:29
Comments: I was looking for some info on SIDS.. and I found you all. My good friend just lost her 4 month old baby on Friday Sept. 11,1998 to SIDS.. was so devasting..I am also a mother of 3 daughters 5,2, and 9 months and I wanted to know as much as I could about SIDS. Please pray for this family as the griev for their baby. Thank you all and GOD BLESS.

Name: Carol Smith
Website:
Referred by: From LinkExchange
From: Middleboro Mass
Time: 1998-09-13 17:12:52
Comments: I lost My dear angel grandson to s.i.d.s at 3 months old. I cry for him today, he passed away sept. 19, 1993.

Name: April C. Bowen
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Portsmouth, VA
Time: 1998-09-13 16:48:49
Comments: I did a search for s.i.d.s. and found you all. I take a human development class at a community college. An assignment of mine is to do a positional paper on the chapter about infancy. I will help raise awareness in Oct. by using your suggestions.

Name: Megan Miller
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Alabama
Time: 1998-09-13 14:54:41
Comments: I needed information on this subject for two reasons. One reason was because I have an infant and I wanted to know more ways to not put him at risk of this and the other reason was because I am doing a report on this subject at college. I appreciate all the information that I got off of this web site.

Name: julie buckley
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Buffalo NEw York
Time: 1998-09-13 06:06:53
Comments: I just lost a nephew to SID S and i hope this page becomes an answer and a comfort to my family in this great time of need.

Name: veronica
Website: the sids network
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: cinti
Time: 1998-09-13 01:10:12
Comments: i just lost a neice to sids looking for answers

Name: Judy Hillyer
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-12 22:45:46
Comments: Just checking in

Name: ronda donaghey
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: dallas,texas
Time: 1998-09-12 13:56:18
Comments: im expecting in march of 1999 and concerned on learning all i can about sid.

Name: Sarah Brockington
Website: My little man
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Scworth Georgia
Time: 1998-09-12 00:31:46
Comments: My husband and I lost our three month old son to sids on December 28,1997. His name was Oliver Antonio Russell III. He is our little angel now.

Name: Sarah Brockington
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Acworth Georgia
Time: 1998-09-11 23:38:16
Comments: Me and my husband lost our three month old son on December 28,1997. His name was Oliver Antonio Russell III. My little angel.

Name: Rebecca
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: California
Time: 1998-09-11 21:21:02
Comments: This page appears to have much information that I will use in the future. Thank you

Name: Rebecca
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: California
Time: 1998-09-11 21:21:06
Comments: This page appears to have much information that I will use in the future. Thank you

Name: laquita
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: michigan
Time: 1998-09-11 14:18:49
Comments: hello I lost my child to sids a couple of months ago. Is there anyone that would like to talk with me?

Name: lisa brown
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Chadron NE
Time: 1998-09-11 14:03:18
Comments: I am doing a presentation on SIDS and found this to be the most current information that was available to me. Thank you so much!!!!

Name: Summer Marston
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Miles City, Montana
Time: 1998-09-11 13:21:16
Comments: I have a 3 month old baby, who thankfully is quite large and has had no health problems (not even jaundice) but my husband and I still are terrified of SIDS and want to know everything we can about it.

Name: Jenny Coffey
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Plano, Texas
Time: 1998-09-11 11:38:56
Comments: We lost our baby at 36 weeks. It is comforting to know we aren't alone.

Name: David Miller
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Aurora, MN
Time: 1998-09-11 01:45:26
Comments: We are hosting a fundraiser on October 17 to raise funds to benefit Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Research.

Name: Kelly Moore
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Atlanta, GA
Time: 1998-09-10 14:15:09
Comments: Miscarried at 8 1/2 weeks on September 4, 1998

Name: Melanie Coffee
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Manhattan, KS
Time: 1998-09-09 23:27:17
Comments: Thank you so much for this page! I am currently writing a personal essay on SIDS and I find this extremly useful. My nephew died from SIDS and as a family we did not deal with it as a cohesive group, so this homepage really helped me out. Thanks again.

Name: Lindsay
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Richmond, Missouri
Time: 1998-09-09 22:44:31
Comments: Very informative site. Using info for researching a term paper on subject of choice. Thanks for being here.

Name: bille harris
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: tecumseh,michigan
Time: 1998-09-09 18:38:08
Comments: I thin this is a wonderful site,and more people should visit.

Name: deborah&robert lemieux
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: ile perrot,que. canada
Time: 1998-09-09 15:39:47
Comments: we lost our son Timothy,almost six years ago to sids.we`re still hoping to find the answers .

Name: susan flaherty
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-09 13:11:00
Comments: My friends son died march 4, 1998 the day before his 2nd birthday from sids. How common is this in older children I am hearing this happen more and more.

Name: Mandy Bellamy
Website: Sleep With The Angels Noah
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: did a search
Time: 1998-09-09 12:50:23
Comments: My little boy passed away from SIDS and I was very hurt and still am. I don't understand what happened and why. People think that I should be over it by now but it has only been 6 months and I am far away from being over it. I hope that no one has to go through what I did. Sleep with the angels, Noah. I love you my sweety. Mandy Bellamy

Name: Tracey Dunbar
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Sedona, Arizona
Time: 1998-09-08 23:55:43
Comments: I lost my son in February. This October would be his first birthday. I have just gotten my computer and gotten on line. i hope to find some help and comfert here. These next four weeks are going to be very hard knowing what I have to face soon. My days are up and down as you all know. I feel lost. I feel alone. I have lots of friends but they don't know what I am going thru. Maybe someone out there will have some words of wisdom. I am new to being a SIDS parent. reach me at traceyd@sedona.net

Name: Andrea
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Oklahoma
Time: 1998-09-08 23:21:40
Comments: I don't normally write in these, but this subject has touched my heart for a long time. I have never personally known a SIDS baby, but I babysat for the most wonderful family who had lost their first baby, a boy, before I was knew them. Their daughter was on the sleeping monitor and while it made me a nervous wreck (not having experienced a SIDS death) I know it was a great comfort to the parents. Alex is now 6 and although I haven't seen her in a few years, she is precious. Her parents are great people. My heart goes out to anyone experiencing a loss like this.

Name: carol cable-doyel
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: bakersfield,ca
Time: 1998-09-08 20:18:04
Comments: your information is great !!! my daughter was on a monitor having apena and low heart rates, now her daughter is on a monitor having the same episodes. research has come along way in seventeen years.

Name: Joey Bose
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-07 20:38:25
Comments: I was here one other time a few months ago. But the last few days have been hard since today is the anniversary of our first sons death from SIDS. It was 4 years ago when this mysterious thing entered our lives and caused our lives to be changed forever. Our son Christian Jay C.J. was three months old to the day when he died. I'll never forget those 3 months and have felt so blessed to have know my son. We have since had twins and are once again blessed with the sounds of little ones in the house, but it is on days like this I do wonder what life would be like with a big brother helping out. I will never forget my first born and will cherish till the day I'm with him again the memories I have. God Bless all the other parents who know what I'm talking about and have gone through the death of a child.

Name: Sherilyn A. Herron
Website: Herron's Home
Referred by: From AngelFire
From: Northeastern PA, USA
Time: 1998-09-07 02:35:47
Comments: Thank you for the wonderful site! I had a miscarriage 5 years ago at 12 wks gestation, and we still think about the child we lost, boy or girl, who this baby was going to be, what this baby would have looked like, become, etc. We now have a son, born 12/1/97 who was 12 wks premature, and we think he's the best baby in the world (we're biased, we know). Thanks again for this site!

Name: Kelly A, Kilmer
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Silver Spring, MD
Time: 1998-09-06 20:49:56
Comments: Just making sure we still had a valid address for this page. Daughter Jody b. 12/16/94 d. 3/5/95. In her Memory!

Name: Becky DeGraw
Website:
Referred by: From LinkExchange
From: Torrington, CT
Time: 1998-09-06 08:38:52
Comments: I think this site is very interesting. I have a 4-month old, and I don't know what I would do if anything ever happened to him. I also think it's nice to see the memories of children who have died from this terrible thing. This world is full of irresponsible teenagers who decide after their baby is born they don't want to take care of it, and it's a terrible shame when there are loving and caring parents out there who lose their children.

Name: Lesley Nelson
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Anchorage, Alaska
Time: 1998-09-06 02:25:32
Comments: My two-month old nephew died suddenly yesterday. I am trying to gather as much information as possible. Thank you for your site.

Name: Rose Marie Pryor
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Cincinnati
Time: 1998-09-05 21:32:49
Comments: lots of great and current information. Thanks

Name: Becky
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Washington
Time: 1998-09-05 18:37:50
Comments: These are helpful sites for broken hearts. Thanks

Name: Cherie Koch
Website: Italian Ctr. for Prevention of SIDS
Referred by: NewsGroups
From: Phoenix
Time: 1998-09-04 20:48:44
Comments: A doctor friend of mine in Italy does much research re: the prevention of SIDS. He works in conjunction with the University of Florence and other agencies in the Tuscany Region. If anyone has a need for assistance in Europe, especially in Italy, the foregoing URL was for his homepage. He is the director of Neonatal Intensive Care, Meyer Hospital, Firenze, Italy. His name is Dr. Raffaele Piumelli. Also, the professor at the University who is a SIDS researcher, is Dr. Donzelli. His email address is donzelli@dada.it -- Just wanted to pass this information on because we all know it is a very small world on the WWW! God bless!

Name: Beverley Atkinson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Newfoundland, Canada
Time: 1998-09-04 17:20:28
Comments: So glad you are still here. When my daughter Taylor died of SIDS in June,1994 I didn't think I could possibly live another day alone live to celebrate the fourth year of her death and two months shy of the anniversary of her fifth birthday. Knowing that you guys were there gave me hope when I thought there was none to be found. I celebrate your success with this url site and hope you will continue to be solace to the bereaved through SIDS. Thanks Again Bev

Name: diane morgan
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: gloucester, ma
Time: 1998-09-04 15:35:46
Comments: My friend, Anne Lapine, gave birth to a beautiful boy, Jeremy David Lapine, on 8Jan98. He died 1 day shy of his 8th week birthday. At 5 weeks old, Jeremy suffered a "SIDS- Type" incident and was recesitated by the paramedics. Jeremy never regained conciousness. However, during his time at the hospital I learned what bravery, commitment, love, and faith are all about. I consider Jeremy a gift to the world, as are all children. His story reached many people and his heart is reaching even more. Like the ripples on the water after a stone is dropped, Jeremy's gift will spread. Even though I would prefer to play with him, I am forever grateful that he is in my heart. My only hope is that I can help my friend and in this I am fortunate that you have this wonderful GuestBook and information page.

Name: Rebecca Hughes
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Canberra
Time: 1998-09-04 01:12:04
Comments: A really good idea. Really informative

Name: Carey
Website: Welcome to my World
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: New Zealand
Time: 1998-09-03 23:32:50
Comments: I just think that you are doing a good job with all this research. I lost a little one in 1987 at the age of 6 months and I have written my story in the homepage at above mentioned. I also have linked your page and hope many others will come here and learn about this topic.

Name: tara bradley
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1998-09-03 21:26:49
Comments: I am a friend of someone who lost her 8 month old daughter to sids .I am glad that this is so easiley availabe to have for information on this.

Name: Len Schunemeyer
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: East Lyme, CT
Time: 1998-09-03 19:49:15
Comments: I came across your memories page quite by accident, just doing a search on my last name. My granddaughter is Catriona Heald-Schunemeyer and is listed on the memorial page. Thank you for providing another vehicle for us to remember her by, she was only with us 19 days. Len Schunemeyer

Name: Charlotte Sweeny
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From: Larkspur, CA
Time: 1998-09-03 19:32:49
Comments: I have visited this site many times and found helpful information. My son, Ryan, died of SIDS on 5/18/98 at six and a half weeks.

Name: ROOK, DIANE
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From: Orlando, FL
Time: 1998-09-03 17:37:47
Comments: I've been on this guestbook page before. I just wanted to ask for prayers for my husband Mark and I for continued strength . Our daughter Jennifer Marie's death anniversary is upon us Friday, September 4th. It's been 1 year already. Time just goes so fast. I am pregnant again, with our 2nd child, a boy. We still miss Jen so very much and it seems just like yesterday when God took her home. Thanks for your prayers and God Bless you. Our prayers also go out to other SIDS parents and families.

Name: Mattioli Anna Pia
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Italy
Time: 1998-09-02 20:08:47
Comments: My daugther died when she was 6 mounth old in 1981. In Italy SIDS is not known. No information, no books, nothing.

Name: Kara Sweeting
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Sandy Valley Nv
Time: 1998-09-02 09:41:43
Comments: I cant find how to get into you listserver to chat with other parents

Name: Rhonda
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From: Canada
Time: 1998-09-01 23:56:41
Comments: this is a very good web page...it has answered a lot of my question

 

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