Over the past year or so, I have sought advice and support from various resources. Online forums, babyloss charities, Facebook support groups, wonderful friends of mine, and family. Even friends of friends have personally contacted me to share their experience. This has brought a lot of comfort and made me feel far less alone. That... Continue Reading →
My darling girl, It's been over a year since your little heart gave up. That last beat. The last wave of life fighting for you, willing you to keep going. I had no idea you had passed away inside me. The one place you should have been safe from harm. I spoke to you, imagining... Continue Reading →
Imagine you're walking through a busy city you've not been to before but it feels oddly familiar. You're ambling along enjoying the scenery and happily discovering new and exciting things around you. Things you think you've seen before but haven't. You stop now and again to take a photo of something that's caught your eye... Continue Reading →
This is a post specifically for those who have not suffered the loss of a child. My post focuses on miscarriage but this is a guide which may give you an idea on how to react at any stage of child loss. It is a guide which should help you talk to your loved ones who have been through, or are going through this nightmare.
I've just read one of those inspirational quote memes you see on social network news feeds. I was never a fan. I always used to laugh at them or roll my eyes whenever one popped up. There were so many of them that any meaning they might have had was lost on me. These days I... Continue Reading →
A guest post beautifully written by my loving partner and one of the best friends I will ever have. Over to Stuart...
This year Tommy's, the pregnancy and baby loss charity, is running a special campaign for those who do not have their little ones with them on such a significant day #WeAreAllMums Their campaign inspired me to write down a few words. Mother's Day was always a happy day. My boys would usually need a gentle reminder,... Continue Reading →
The term "rainbow baby" is used by parents who are expecting another child after losing a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death. It is used frequently on blogs and message boards by mothers who have gone through pregnancy loss. The term refers to the fact that a rainbow appears only after the rain. In... Continue Reading →