It was a heartbreaking and emotional moment for one mom who recently buried her dead baby.
However, if you think nothing more could possibly go wrong for the devastated mother, you might want to think again. Yes, the thought of suffering a miscarriage is one of the worst feelings in the world. But nothing beats losing a child to stillbirth.
This mother was physically and emotionally traumatized. And to add to her misery, a dear friend thought it was appropriate to ask her for all the gifts that she once showered upon the soon-to-be mom. Therefore, that included the same blanket that the mother buried her dead baby in.
Here are more shocking details on the harrowing case that us plenty of people in awe.
When materialistic things overtake all others
The thought of having a friend in need is one of the greatest blessings.
However, what do you do when your so-called friend has zero shame? Yes, think along the lines of utterly disgraceful and heartless.That’s exactly how you’d explain this tragic incident that should never take place with anyone.
After hearing news about the stillbirth tragedy, the friend rushed to ask for the return of her gifted items. For her, materialistic things valued more than her friend’s emotional and physical status.
This includes the same blanket that the mother used to wrap up her dead baby. And you can only imagine what the mother felt during those very hours. Moreover, when news hit others’ ears, they simply couldn’t believe it.
Heartbreaking details about burying a dead baby
Posting her story online on Reddit, the devastated mum explains how her friend seemed generous enough to shower her with gifts.
It was a wonderful bundle comprising of cuddly toys, clothes, a musical toy, and a blanket too.Meanwhile, she confirmed how the soft blanket made of fleece was something near to her heart.
According to reports from Kidspot, the friend gave the gifts on her son’s delivery. However, since he was born prematurely at 29 weeks, he couldn’t survive. Needless to say, the mother dreaded the event, crying the night away. She wasn’t prepared for something like this, neither was anyone else.
She swallowed the bitter pill, gathering enough strength to bury her dead baby, a few moments afterward. The mother planned to bury her dead baby, inside the same fleece blanket that her friend gave.
Reddit user reveals hidden conversation
The mother took out some time to post a harrowing story on Reddit, which has since then been taken down. Here, she explained a bizarre tale, via a number of screenshots. It was a conversation between her and her friend, showing how low people can go sometimes.
Here, the woman explains how she recently lost her child, just one week ago. But that didn’t make any difference to her friend. Instead, her friend thought it was appropriate to ask whether or not her son touched any of the gifts she once gave. In addition, she inquired that in case he didn’t, she would like all of them back.
Then, she also had the courage to justify her rude actions by claiming how she would like to give them to someone else. This way, she could save some cash over the Christmas time.
Heartbroken mother responds
After the series of texts, the friend did pop a small, ‘hope you’re doing well hun,’ question towards the end.
And that’s when the enraged and traumatized mother responded: ‘I’m not doing OK.I am heartbroken. I simply can’t believe you’re asking me to do this, at this moment in time. ’
Towards the end, she mentioned how she has all of her gifts with her, except for one thing. And that one thing is the blanket she gave. She even boldly expressed how she planned to bury her dead baby with it since it’s very warm and stunning. The conversation ended with ‘I hope that is ok for you?’
If you think that’s enough to shut the heartless friend down, you’re mistaken.Yes, the stubborn woman had the guts to reply with, ‘is there a chance you have another blanky for him, babe?’ She tried to cover up her statements with some coaxing but it didn’t work.
Clearly, she showed just the opposite behavior and it’s something the devasted mum will remember for years.
The mother did wrap up the other gifts and sent them away. Certainly, the blanket wasn’t a part of the pack. And that’s because the blanket is with Benjamin, her dead son.
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