Blog – Page 5 – Baby Loss Awareness Week

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I'd heard about baby loss and I'd thought to myself how devastating it must be. You think about the parents and wonder if there is anything you could possibly say to help them or ease their pain, but you don't know. Then one day I...

Rowan experienced pregnancy loss through an ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic pregnancy is where the pregnancy implants in a location that is not within the cavity of the womb. Sadly the pregnancy cannot be saved and it can be a life threatening condition for the woman or...

Amy and I had five miscarriages over a period of 18 months. That was easily one of the most difficult periods of our 16-year relationship. We met at university and, while I can’t speak for her, I remember almost immediately feeling like this was someone I...

Looking after the partners of people who have experienced pregnancy or baby loss is something that everyone can help do – friends, family, health professionals and colleagues. ​ Partners often feel they have to be strong and keep their feelings hidden, or that their wellbeing isn't important. They can often be sidelined by pregnancy, maternity or...

Being only 5 when my sister died, my parents decided that my brother and I wouldn’t attend the funeral, we didn’t get the chance to say goodbye, if I am honest I’m not sure that I have ever really gotten over this fact. My sister’s...

Midwife Amina has shared some of her top tips on how she looks after herself and her team.​ Amina said: “On the ward, I work in a great team who are constantly making sure we're taking our break. We also have a volunteer wellbeing service who visit every day with a tea...