Sarah Herron and her fiancé Dylan Brown are mourning the loss of their newborn son Oliver. The Bachelor in Paradise alum recently took to her Instagram page to announce the heartbreaking news.
Herron shared that the pair’s newborn son Oliver passed away in his dad’s arms shortly after his birth. Keep scrolling further to know what Sarah Herron had to say about her little angel.
Sarah Herron discloses her newborn son Oliver died hours after giving birth
On Wednesday, the former Bachelor star took to her Instagram profile to share the devastating news with her fans all over the world. She posted a series of pictures from her pregnancy journey on the social media platform Instagram.
Sarah started by writing, “On January 28th, at 24 weeks old, our beautiful son Oliver Brown was born. He passed away in his dad’s arms shortly after. There are no words for the magnitude of loss and pain we’re experiencing. It’s beautiful and simultaneously tragic. He had my nose and his dad’s mouth and long fingers.”
The reality TV star further added, “Oliver, our IVF miracle defied so many odds and fought through so many hard milestones to be here, but the higher powers still had other plans for the three of us.”
Herron went on to say that their little one taught them about the “integrity of life, love and death.” She said, “Oliver filled our home and hearts with so much love and most importantly, optimism. The stars aligned to create Baby Oliver with a deep, meaningful purpose bigger than we’ll ever understand. His body was small, but his legacy will always be larger than life to us.”
The social media personality stated that she will forever hold onto the memories of swimming with sea turtles while pregnant, feeling Oliver’s support as she worked through an injury and most importantly all the time he spent laying “heart to heart” with their dog, Rio.
Sarah continued, “While our hearts are shattered beyond comprehension, we are comforted knowing that our son’s soul only ever knew love and will not suffer in a body that wasn’t built for this life.”
She concluded by saying, “We’ll never understand the cruelty of it all, but through the darkness, Oliver remains so so bright. We love you so much, baby boy. You will never be replaced. You are so perfect and awesome. Love, Mommy and Daddy.”
How did the celebs react to the sad news?
As soon as Sarah announced the heartbreaking news of her son Oliver’s demise, many of her Bachelor Nation friends stopped by the comments section of the post to express their condolences.
The former host Chris Harrison commented, “God bless you all Sarah. We love you ,” meanwhile Bachelorette star Katie Thurston penned, “Sending your family all the love and support. So sorry for your loss.”
Clare Crowley wrote, “Oliver you are so loved Sarah you are the most amazing mother and your strength through everything to fight so hard for your son has been nothing less than beautiful to witness .”
Sarah and Dylan who got engaged in May 2021, announced that they were expecting in September 2022 after going through IVF.
Sending love, light, and strength to Sarah Herron and her fiancé Dylan Brown during this time of difficulty. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.