Bode Miller's Wife Shares Ultrasound of New Baby Boy With 'Angel' of Dead Sister

Playing Morgan Miller Says Daughter's Angel Appeared in Son's Ultrasound

The wife of Olympian skier Bode Miller posted an ultrasound image of her new son taken only five days after their toddler daughter drowned in a swimming pool.

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When we walked out of the hospital without our Emmy, despair and uncertainty surrounded us. The parting words from the medical staff, in those early hours after we lost our baby Emmy, was to check on the baby in my tummy. So, 5 days after losing her, I reluctantly had the ultrasound tech come check on the baby growing in my belly. To step into my future without my daughter felt like a dagger to my heart. How can life change so quickly? During the last ultrasound, my baby Emmy lay in my arms wondering what she was looking at on the screen. And, now, she was gone. This time, I asked the tech to be quick. She asked if I wanted a 3D image to which I replied, “no.” She swiftly maneuvered the wand around my stomach, checking on all parts. As she viewed the baby’s profile, she told me, “I know you don’t want a 3D image but this is a perfect angle and I feel like I need to do one. I will be quick.” As the screen switched over to 3D imaging, I saw my sweet baby’s face. He looked so much like my other babies: just like Bode with that sweet nose and those full lips. But as quickly as I saw this new baby, my eyes moved to the angel lying to the right of his face, holding him, arms around his neck. Almost as if to say, “It’s okay. I’m here. It’s going to be okay. I love you.” I hold onto this picture as a clear sign that my son knows his sister. That my baby girl Emmy is still with us. And now that our sweet baby boy is here earth side, he now holds her.

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Morgan Miller says the photo shows her boy, and the "angel" of his dead sister, protecting him. 

"5 days after losing her, I reluctantly had the ultrasound tech come check on the baby growing in my belly," she wrote Sunday on her post. "To step into my future without my daughter felt like a dagger to my heart. How can life change so quickly?" she said.

She declined the tech's offer of a 3D image. But he took one anyway, saying he had the perfect angle. 

"He looked so much like my other babies, just like Bode with that sweet nose and those full lips," she wrote. "But as quickly as I saw this new baby, my eyes moved to the angel lying to the right of his face, holding him, arms around his neck. Almost as if to say, 'It’s okay. I’m here.'''

 The Millers lost their 19-month-old daughter, Emmy, in June, when she fell into a neighbor's pool. Her mother's post came on what would have been her second birthday.

Morgan also shared a photo of the couple's new son, who arrived Oct. 5.

The Miller's new son arrived on Oct. 5
Morgan Miller/Instagram

The mother had previously posted this image of her in the hospital with Emmy, taken in the child's final moments.

Morgan Miller with her daughter, Emmy, in the final moments of her life.
Morgan Miller/Instagram

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