The Bachelor’s alum Sarah Herron shared with her fans and followers that her premature baby died in his father’s arms. She called the baby an ‘IVF miracle‘. In her own words: “Oliver, our IVF miracle defied so many odds and fought through so many hard milestones to be here, but the higher powers still had other plans for the three of us.”
Sarah is mourning the loss of her baby boy Oliver, who was born as a pre-mature baby when Sarah was just 24 weeks pregnant.
The Bachelor’s alum shared this heartbreaking news through an Instagram post on Wednesday, 1st February 2023.
She posted an image on her Instagram. The image was captioned as: “On January 28th, at 24 weeks old, our beautiful son Oliver Brown was born. He passed away in his dad’s arms shortly after.”
In the post, Sarah was seen holding her baby boy to her chest and her fiancé Dylan Brown is seen kissing her forehead.
Her post included a series of images where she had put the unforgettable moments of her pregnancy, where she could be seen swimming surrounded by sea turtles, going to the beach and cuddling with her pet puppy. In the last image was Herron crying on the hospital bed and Brown kissing her forehead.
Her caption said: “There are no words for the magnitude of loss and pain we’re experiencing. It’s beautiful and simultaneously tragic.”
When she described her baby, she said that Oliver had her nose and Brown’s fingers and mouth.
Sarah called the pregnancy as an ‘IVF miracle’. She said: “Oliver, our IVF miracle defied so many odds and fought through so many hard milestones to be here, but the higher powers still had other plans for the three of us.”
Sarah Herron was very grateful for the time she got to spend with baby Oliver during her pregnancy, even though her time with him was very short.
Her caption was very descriptive and emotional, Anyone could tell after reading the caption how hurt Sarah and Brown are after the unfortunate incident.
A part of the caption said: “He has taught us so much about the integrity of life, love and death. Oliver filled our home and hearts with so much love and most importantly, optimism. The stars aligned to create Baby Oliver with a deep, meaningful purpose bigger than we’ll ever understand. His body was small, but his legacy will always be larger than life to us.”
There were many fan and celeb reactions to this post.
“Oliver you are so loved ❤️ Sarah you are the most amazing mother and your strength through everything to fight so hard for your son has been nothing less than beautiful to witness 🙏🏼” wrote Clare Crawley. Adding to the comments section was Raven Gates, who said: “I’m so sorry, Sarah. Words don’t even do justice. Praying for you both for the days ahead. Oliver only knew love & he himself IS love. 💙”