Blog – Page 2 – Baby Loss Awareness Week

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After going through a late miscarriage, Tania took pen to paper and wrote this poignant poem in tribute to her experience and her baby, Mika. Stepping stones that all lead to being alone. Faltering, running, falling. Crying, screaming, calling. Empty words upon a headstone. Sinking stones that always lead to...

We were so excited when we found out I was pregnant, so excited. I love being a mum and this new addition was rejoiced over. We told our close family with great joy!At 7 weeks, I started to have terrible pain in my side, I...

We've experienced 5 losses now. Our first being a delivered miscarriage, a living baby girl born in 2017 & 4 recurrent losses since her birth, our last being an Ectopic Pregnancy ending with chemotherapy treatment.After our little girl was born I often felt that we...

I suffered a missed miscarriage 4 years ago this December coming. It was not expected and very traumatising for us. It still effects me today. Time has passed and the pain isn't everyday but there are always the what if's, who would she of looked...

Our world crumbled the moment it was confirmed. At 11 weeks and 6 days pregnant, we found out that our baby's heart was no longer beating. We had watched that little flicker just a few weeks ago and now it was gone. We were on our...

At 36 weeks pregnant I woke up one morning and couldn’t feel my baby move. He was often less wiggly in the morning so I gave him a while and then phoned MAU who said to lie on my left side for 2 hours. I...

Isaac is our little baby boy who died at 4 days old due to a heart condition called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. We were told the diagnosis at 22 weeks pregnant and decided to go ahead with comfort care for our little boy. We were...

My son Ethan passed away at 5 weeks old due to catching a virus that wasn't detected in time, which then progressed into viral meningitis. Due to that not being found in time, it then attacked Ethan's heart muscles causing him to suffer from heart...

I had two early miscarriages in 2020.Unbeknown to me at the time, the medication I was on (sertraline) can cause heart defects in pregnancy and also sometimes lung defects too. Going with the timing of when both pregnancies failed, they happened when the babies' hearts...

I’d been fighting infertility for 8 years before I managed to save up enough money to look at IVF (solo). The doctor appeared optimistic which gave me hope. After my egg retrieval I had 3 embryos at hand. My first transfer was clouded with the...