Today marks a momentous event. A bill has been introduced to provide parents with a certificate when their baby has died, regardless if the loss was before or after 20 weeks. I cannot even begin to tell you how thrilled I am to hear this. Such a positive step towards breaking the taboo of... Continue Reading →
I haven't written for a while now. At least, not in the consistency I was previously. The reason being, I had finally seemed to turn a massive corner. I didn't need to write. I felt good. In fact, I had fully intended to write a positive piece about how much better things were. I still... Continue Reading →
There is a child tantrumming in my head today. Today I want to scream and cry and stamp my feet and tell the world that IT'S NOT FUCKING FAIR. A year ago we lost our second baby. This time it was so early on that the news hadn't totally sunk in yet. We were embarking... Continue Reading →
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 →