Emma, Paul and Baby Reuben Newlands

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Supporting Emma and Paul Newlands through what must be the hardest time in their lives.

Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty

Emma and Paul Newlands have gone through the most tragic event of their lives.

Emma and Paul sadly lost their new born baby, Reuben close to 22 hours after his birth on the 19th of April 2022. Reuben was born at 2.35pm on the 19th of April via emergency C section in Tauranga hospital. The journey to conceive Reuben in the first place has been a very challenging road for the couple and he was the precious outcome of IVF.

We would like to support them to be able to take the financial stress away from Emma and Paul if (and when) they are ready to try for a baby again.

The mental, physical and emotional stress that comes with IVF is just unimaginable - let alone, dealing with the loss of Reuben in these first few months and years.

Absolutely no pressure, spare what you can, to show we are all supporting them in this ongoing journey.

Little Reuben will never be forgotten and Emma and Paul are enormously proud of their little boy being the true fighter he was.

Please have Emma, Paul and Reuben in your thoughts during this challenging time.

Millie Pocock's involvement (page creator)

Emma is my best friend of 15+ years.

Use of funds

Their next IVF treatment and to give them the opportunity to have a family.

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IVF Update   29 May 2022

Emma and Paul are aiming to complete 2 rounds/attempts of IVF time to ensure their chances are high to create another miracle. Each round costs them about 16k without the add ons. We are SO close at getting them 2x rounds with a goal of 30K. Reuben will never be forgotten among his potential brother or sister one day ♥️❤️

Thank you x

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Private Donor
Private Donor 6 days ago
So sorry to hear this guys. I stumbled across your page by accident. Paul you were a wonderful teacher and influence for our son and I wish you all the best for the future. I know Reuben will never be forgotten but he will be the biggest protector over his future sibling/s. Much love to you both x
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Paul Newlands

That is very kind of you. Such kind words. We are happy to hear that Paul had a great influence on your boy. Thank you so much. 💕

Paul Newlands
Allan
Allan on 18 Jun 2022
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Paul Newlands

Thank you so much for your kind donation. Emma and Paul 💕

Paul Newlands
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 18 Jun 2022
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the Master calls a butterfly. Richard Bach. Sending you much love and time Aunty Donna xx
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Paul Newlands

Beautiful xx thank you so much for your generosity and for everything Aunty Donna. We appreciate and love you. Emma and Paul

Paul Newlands
Kayla & Jay
Kayla & Jay on 15 Jun 2022
Lots of love always xx
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Paul Newlands

Thank you so much Kayla and Jay for your support. So kind. Love back at you, Emma and Paul xx

Paul Newlands
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 15 Jun 2022
A work friend of Tom's, I also had IVF for my two pregnancies and am heartbroken for your loss. A little something to say keep the faith and sorry that you lost your gorgeous son so soon. xx
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Paul Newlands

We are glad to hear you had successful IVF pregnancies. How beautiful. We hope for another perfect wee baby, as Reuben was, one day soon. Thank you for your kind support towards this x

Paul Newlands

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