I woke up this morning and Lily was laying against me where she’d been nursing, and she was no longer breathing.
Johnny started CPR as soon as he woke up and saw what was going on, but it was already too late.
We aren’t sure yet when it happened, or what happened, waiting on autopsy results.
We donated her heart (heart valves – all that she was old enough to donate).
It looks like SIDS or that she spit up and ended up breathing in some of the spit up and choking.

Lilith Faith Powell
Rest in peace, we love and miss you.
You were healthy and happy while you were with us.
We held you in our arms for 13 days, we will hold you in our hearts forever.
12/23/10 – 1/5/11

EDIT: Since I’m sharing this post around, and we now have an answer as to what happened. …. It was SIDS that claimed her. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. We’re now at 14 months, give or take a few days, since she died… and I still wake up missing her and go to sleep missing her, but the pain is no longer as sharp all the time.

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