I am Amy Balentine. I am a follower of Christ, a wife to Adam, and a mother to Teddy, Simon, Thomas and Peter and Founder of You Made Me Mom, which is a support group for mothers who have lost babies during pregnancy of infancy. The support group is a result of my experiences with my children who made me mom, but also our Lord, Jesus Christ, who ultimately made me mom.
In October 2012, I gave birth to our first child, Theodore (Teddy) Boyd. He is now two years old. He is wonderful.
In May 2014, I gave birth to our second child, Simon Adam, who lived 7 glorious days and 22 grace-filled minutes. He died on May 21, 2014. Simon had full Trisomy 13 - typically a fatal diagnosis.
In November 2014, I gave birth to our third child, Thomas Job. Thomas went to be with our Lord at 13 weeks gestation. I birthed his body and we were able to set eyes on his magnificent body.
In September 2015, I gave birth to our fourth son, Peter Simon. He brings us much joy.
To read more about my family's story, visit my family's blog, check out the YMMM support group website or click on the links below to navigate directly to the related story.
Balentine Memoirs: www.balentinememoirs.com
Support Group: www.youmadememom.com
Simon's memorial tribute video: http://www.balentinememoirs.com/2014/06/video-tribute-to-simon.html
Thomas' pregnancy announcement: http://www.balentinememoirs.com/2014/11/overwhelmed.html
Thomas' death announcement: http://www.balentinememoirs.com/2014/11/it-wasnt-supposed-to-be-this-way.html
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