LAILA Held for a Moment: A Memoir by Mele-Bazaz, Leah
Leah Mele-Bazaz

LAILA: Held for a Moment: A Memoir [Paperback] Mele-Bazaz, Leah - Paperback

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Twenty-four, fresh out of college, and beginning a career in finance, the moment Leah Mele-Bazaz learned she was pregnant, she thought, I want this baby. Her boyfriend, Gautam, felt the same, and for the next six months, they were ready to move heaven and earth to welcome their daughter into the world.

Then the unthinkable happened. At twenty-six weeks gestation they got the worst news that confirmed her biggest fear: their daughter, Laila, had no detectable heartbeat. The news shattered her, upending her newlywed bliss and sending her into a downward spiral of depression from which she felt she would never recover. But amid this despair, Leah would find lights to guide her out of the darkness: Gautam's support, a dog from the shelter, her passion for running, and, above all, an unwavering love for Laila.

In this heart-wrenching memoir, Leah Mele-Bazaz shares her experience with the devastation of stillbirth. Her inspiring journey from loss and anguish to newfound hope and healing shows there's a way to live when our children are no longer with us.

Author: Leah Mele-Bazaz
Publisher: Kat Biggie Press
Published: 10/11/2022
Pages: 196
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.45d
ISBN: 9781955119337