21 Comforting Baby Loss Quotes

There is nothing so tragic as the loss of a baby.  These baby loss quotes are heartfelt and comforting and can be used for messages in sympathy flowers, cards or gifts.  They are apt for miscarriages and stillbirths too.  We hope that these words for the loss of a child will give hope and peace to those who have lost their baby. 

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1.  Each new life, no matter how brief, forever changes the world.   Unknown


2.  Listen for my footfall in your heart. I am not gone but merely walk within you.  Nicholas Evans


3.  There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.  Unknown 


4.  How very quietly you tiptoed into our world, silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left upon our hearts. Dorothy Ferguson



5.  A life may last just for a moment, but memory can make that moment last forever. Unknown


6.  When a child is born, it is the mother's instinct to protect the baby.  When a child dies, it is the mother's instinct to protect the memory. Unknown 


7.  When you carry a life and it's there, and then gone, a part of your soul dies.  Forever.  Casey Wiegano


8.  A person's a person, no matter how small.  Dr Seuss



9.  At sunset the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it.  L.M. Montgomery


10.  Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart. A.A.Milne


11.  Those we have held in our arms for a short while we hold in our hearts forever. - Author Unknown


12.  Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy. Eskimo Proverb



13.  The one who left gentle footprints on our hearts left a story worth telling.  Unknown 


14.  Even those that never fully blossom bring beauty into the world.  Unknown 


15.  A life need not be long to be meaningful.  Unknown


16.  As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us. - Author Unknown 


17.  As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us.   TC Ring



18.  A mother's grief is as timeless as her love.  Joanne Cacciatore


19.  To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.  Dr Burton Grebin


20.  Some say you are too painful to remember. I say you are too precious to forget.  Unknown  


21.  I carried you every second of your life, and I will love you every second of mine. Unknown


Related Pages: 

Quotes about Grief

Words of Sympathy

Coping with the Loss of a Child

Coping with Miscarriage

Coping with Stillbirth

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