Blog – Page 3 – Baby Loss Awareness Week

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Just when I thought I'd have my rainbow baby after my previous stillbirth, death came and took my rainbow baby. I'm still in shock and I ask myself questions like 'Could it have been spiritual?', 'Could it have been an error from the hospital?' or...

July 26th 1974, at 27 weeks pregnant I gave birth to baby girl. The nurse pulled 2 blue paper towels from a roll, wrapped my baby in one and placenta in the other and left the room with both. Then I was taken to the ward...

I received a phone call from my girlfriend at the time to say she had started to bleed. When we first visited the hospital for a check up we were told that everything looked ok. It was until the scan the next day where it revealed...

The hardest thing is knowing that Aria was only 4 weeks away from being acknowledged of her mark on this world, being 20 weeks gestation. We had no birth & death certificate and ‘abortion’ was put on my records, instead of TFMR. I always say she...

I am currently recovering from post haemorrhagic anaemia from a miscarriage. I had nurtured and nourished this bean, and yes, even given my baby a name. I am planting an autumn flowering ceanothus in memory of Yolanda. I need to grieve, and whatever the reason for a...

Jack was my 4th child. My pregnancy with Jack was trouble free and at 39 weeks I went into labour. Labour did not progress and I was discharged, but 5 days later I woke and 'felt different'. My baby belly felt 'firmer' and had risen up...

My partner Lee and I were one of the lucky ones who fell pregnant straight away and had an easy pregnancy. My 12 week scan and 20 week scan came back clear. At 37 weeks, my midwife noticed I was measuring small. We were induced that...

Freddie was born healthy at 38 weeks and 3 days weighing 9lb 1oz. At 3 weeks old, Freddie caught a cold which turned out to be RSV and bronchiolitis. We took Freddie to hospital as his breathing became bad. When we got to the hospital he...

Due to an extremely high-risk pregnancy, I was stuck giving birth to my son at 22 weeks at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC. The subchorionic hematoma in my uterus was twice the size of him and ended up putting both of us at risk so we...

Jagger Rain Wilson was born on July 7, 2022 via emergency c-section. He was a little brother and our second son. We loved him so much. He appeared to be thriving, until one morning. It was August 17, 2022, I woke up to find our baby boy...