Unimaginable loss. Sarah Heron And her fiancé Dylan Brown She revealed that their newborn son, Oliver, died just hours after the Bachelor Nation star was born.
“On January 28th, at 24 weeks old, our sweet son Oliver Brown was born. He passed away in his father’s arms shortly after,” Heron, 36, wrote via Instagram at Wednesday, February 1, while honoring the late infant. “There are no words to express the amount of loss and the pain we are going through. It is beautiful and tragic at the same time. He had my father’s nose and mouth and long fingers.”
She continued, “Oliver, our IVF miracle, has defied many odds and fought through many difficult milestones to be here, but higher powers still have other plans for the three of us. Our time together was short, but we are grateful for the days we spent with Oliver in My belly. He taught us so much about the safety of life, love, and death. Oliver has filled our home and our hearts with so much love and most importantly, optimism. The stars lined up to create Baby Oliver with a purpose deeper and greater than we could ever understand. His body was small, but his legacy will always be greater than life for us.”
Heron participated in the adventures of Oliver She lived with her when she was pregnant, including swimming with and sustaining sea turtles while they recover after breaking their knee. She noted that the little boy “loved his father’s cooking” and his “morning routine of heart-pounding” with her dog, Rio, on her lap. The post featured various photos from the ABC character’s pregnancy journey as well as a black and white shot of the couple kissing Oliver in the hospital as he lay on Heron’s chest.
“While our hearts are broken beyond comprehension, we are relieved to know that our son’s soul only knew love and would not suffer in a body that wasn’t built for this life,” the reality star said in her tribute. “We will never understand the cruelty of it all, but through the darkness Oliver remains so bright. We love you so much baby. You will never be replaced. You are so perfect and wonderful. Love, Mom and Dad.”
Heron and Brown They announced that they were expecting their first child together in September 2022 Bachelor in Heaven The alum candidly discussed her IVF journey with her beau and why they didn’t keep the first-trimester pregnancy news low-key.
“I know many families Prefer to keep pregnancy private Even beyond the first trimester, but I’ve been involved in my entire fertility journey since day one.” Bachelor’s said the contestant EXCLUSIVELY us weekly in time. “One of the blessings of IVF is the support I’ve had by being transparent about the process.”
Heron gushed about how the process brought her and her fiancé closer together. “I am so grateful to have a partner who is so supportive and kind throughout this whole process,” she said. “Dylan has been an amazing, strong rock for both of us when it felt too heavy at times. He’s a tough guy, but very soft at heart.”
while the binary He revealed that they were engaged in May 2021 After four years of dating, the colorado native said we At the time, she wasn’t in a hurry to walk down the aisle just yet.
She captioned the Instagram post at the time, “For everyone who thinks life has to go in a certain order, or at a specific time…it just doesn’t happen.” “I’d been waiting a lifetime again — through heart attacks, years of self-work and countless rose ceremonies — for me to end up with this person. We make each other better, we have so much fun and we’re going to be parents together, so we decided that Do the damn thing!”