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 →
You know, before you experience your first miscarriage, you cannot imagine it happening to you. Cannot begin to put your feet in the shoes of those who have been through such pain. Heartache like you've never felt. Those boys who broke me? Pah, bring me 100 more. When I was trying to conceive my living... Continue Reading →
I can't remember the exact moment I was officially diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Mainly because it was blatantly obvious I had it long before any professional confirmed it. I think I had pretty much accepted I had it for years. I was displaying all the horrible symptoms and I felt like a proper freak,... Continue Reading →
Elbow - Magnificent. Spotify link This is where, this is where the bottle lands Where all the biggest questions meet With little feet stood in the sand This is where the echoes swell to nothing on the tide And where a tiny pair of hands Finds a sea-worn piece of glass And sets it as... Continue Reading →