Last month, Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, welcomed their bouncing baby boy to the world.

But the moment was bittersweet. Just four months prior, the couple lost their 19-month-old daughter in a tragic drowning accident, Dearly reported.

Their daughter, Emmy, passed away on June 10 after falling into a neighbor’s pool. But now, the parents are making sure their newborn baby remembers his late sister.

In an emotional post on Instagram, Morgan wrote about getting an ultrasound in the days following her daughter’s death, to make sure her unborn son was okay.

It was a difficult experience without Emmy, she wrote:

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.

Morgan told the ultrasound technician that she didn’t want to see a 3D image of her son, but that soon changed. The mom wrote:

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.

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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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In the ultrasound image, Morgan swore she saw an “angel” wrapping her arms around her unborn baby. She said it had to be her baby girl.

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 to honor their late daughter, the parents made something extra special for their son — a bracelet featuring Emmy’s handprint. Morgan wrote:

And now that our sweet baby boy is here earth side, he now holds her.

Though the two children never got the chance to meet, it seems the baby boy will have her memory forever.

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