Blog – Page 4 – Baby Loss Awareness Week

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Born Still Still remember the loss Still remember being left Still remember the fear Still remember the reality Still remember your birth Still remember the sadness Still remember the silence Still remember the feelings Still remember empty Still remember time stopping Still remember shock Still remember how lost Still remember the what if’s Still remember YOU Still Born! 3rd...

I realise it isn't your typical 'this is what happened to me' story. But I wrote this when I returned to work last year, following the death of my eldest twin Henry who was born at 24 weeks, and I would love to share it...

We’re lucky - we have a gorgeous, wonderful rainbow, an amazing miracle amidst the losses. An early miscarriage shattering our rose tinted glasses, followed soon after by a missed miscarriage with painful medical management. And then a year of trying before an anxious, never relaxed pregnancy...

I'm gonna be a father! It was the morning of the 21st of November 2020, I believe it was a Saturday when I was lying in bed, half-asleep. My girlfriend Lisa got out of bed to go to the toilet. A few moments later, I heard...

The television was loud and the children were laughing; I was surrounded by activity but I felt I was all alone. Suddenly my heart sank and I knew instinctively something was wrong. My heart started pounding, the palms of my hands were clammy and I could...

Sarah and James de Malplaquet's son Kit died on the 29th September 2017 when he was just 13 days old. HSV1 or herpes simplex type 1, the virus Kit died from, is the same virus which causes cold sores in adults. Sarah and James set up...

Our daughter Prem-Amour was born asleep on June 18th 2011. She was stillborn at 27 weeks. She suffered from growth restriction but we don’t know why. We joined the Sanskrit and French word for love and called her Prem-Amour because she filled our hearts with...

My daughter, Isabel, died at 4 months of age as a result of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. In 2012 the impossible happened…. well we thought it was impossible. Our day started out as an ordinary Monday and by 4pm we had lost our youngest child. Our...

Maria Gormley has organised a Ribbon Remembrance display for Baby Loss Awareness Week in Clacton-on-Sea in memory of her daughter Laura, who died shortly after birth, and would have turned 33 this year. Maria has written about how she began doing this in 2019 and some...