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Our donor Mamas and recipient families have walked all sorts of different paths to get here, but we’re all united in one common purpose:
to nourish and flourish with our beautiful babies!
For all things post-birth, we’re here to help!
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Having the title of adoptive parents is a privilege, an honor, and a gift.
Having the title of adoptive parents is a privilege, an honor, and a gift. It has allowed us to become parents, something that we had desired so deep in our hearts for a long time. The new joy that filled our souls, however, meant that someone else’s was shattering....
You Are Everywhere
January 10th, 2020 - There is an overwhelming strength in your presence, so I write. Complicated grief is unlike any emotion I’ve ever felt. When Holden was in the hospital, his noise machine made the sounds of the ocean rolling quietly in and out, all day and all...
Grief and Vulnerability
December 22, 2019 - I have noticed that sharing and being vulnerable has been bringing those who have lost forward in strength. Those who unfortunately, can relate to my family’s current situation. So here it goes. I’m having a super hard time this morning. Anyone...
What Just Happened?
December 11, 2019 - What just happened. How can we go from holding our sweet boy on our chest to losing him in twenty four hours? How will we ever be able to accept this new reality? How does a parent go forward after their entire world comes crashing in? Holden,...
Hi, I’m Holden
Holden Hausfeld was born December 5th, 2019 at 6.9 pounds and 18.5 inches long. Our first born had finally arrived after eons of loving anticipation. He was perfect in every way - his smell, intoxicating. His skin as soft as silk. His cry as timid as the new kid in...
Holden’s Three Month Milestone
My sweet, sweet baby. you would have been 3 months old today. Instead, you are on our mantle and forever in my heart, spending time with me in a different way. A way that I am still learning to live with. Because of you, I am a mom. I am more me, then ever before....
This guy right here... this wonderful, selfless, hard-working, emotionally supportive husband and dad right here. You held me tonight for a long time and you let me cry, as you always do, for as long as it takes. I continue to pump every night and he knows how hard...
Welcome to Holden’s Milky Way!
I’m Taylor & this is my husband Ryan. We are the parent’s of Holden & the founders of our nonprofit, Holden’s Milky Way. We have three major goals that we aim to meet. This includes creating a milk-sharing network/platform where local mamas can match with...