An Ohio mother of three, whose pictures went viral after she posed with 20,000 bees throughout a maternity shoot, suffered a stillbirth.
“Yesterday evening we had to hand over our precious child and say goodbye to his physical body forever,” Emily Mueller, 33, revealed in a heartbreaking Facebook put up on Monday, November 13. “Our baby has died. Our baby will never come home with us.”
Mueller was lower than per week from her due date on Thursday when she observed her child’s actions had modified. “I just told myself he was sleeping,” she wrote. But at 2:30 a.m. Mueller awoke in a panic over the “lack of elbows and knees” she had been feeling.
That morning, the bee keeper and her husband, Ryan Mueller, 37, drove to the Barberton Hospital Maternity Ward.
“I truly thought we would be sent home with a smile, telling us to just wait for the arrival of our sweet Emersyn,” Mueller shared. But the nurses couldn’t discover a heartbeat. “They moved it, added more gel, moved it again . . . They tried and tried.”
Emersyn had handed.
“I can’t and don’t want to explain that feeling to anyone,” Mueller wrote. “Turning to your husband seeing him die inside. Seeing him completely break . . . the pain is unbearable. I wish I could remove the screen image in my mind of seeing the black, lifeless heart on the [ultrasound] screen.”
Mueller was induced and gave start to her deceased child with the badist of an “amazing” midwife and “phenomenal” nurses. “They cried with us. Every. Single. One,” she famous. She additionally praised Sufficient Grace Ministries who supplied two start doulas educated in bereavement: “They had an answer for every question we asked, whether it was what we wanted to hear or not. They stayed with us from beginning to end at the cost of absolutely nothing.”
In her put up, Mueller stated she despatched the placenta in for testing, however “has a strong feeling” that Emersyn died from a blood clotting dysfunction that has induced different members of her household to undergo miscarriages.
“Thank you for all of those who have called, texted and messaged us,” she wrote. “Just knowing people are thinking about us and hurting with us relieves so much of our pain.”
Mueller took to Facebook on Friday morning to guarantee folks the the “bee picture” taken on August 28 had nothing to do with Emersyn’s loss of life on November 11. “This was my third full term pregnancy as a beekeeper,” she defined. “Bee stings do not cause the stillbirth of a child.”
She continued: “My sweet Emersyn did not pbad from me being a beekeeper or having bees on my body. In fact, if there was such a risk to your unborn child dying from a sting, pregnant women would be advised to never leave their home. To never walk barefoot. To never have a picnic. To never drink a can of soda outside or take a walk in the woods. This ignorance is disgusting to see.”
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