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  1. Mum holding stillborn baby

    “Alice was born still, silent and perfect.”

    By Clare Worgan

    I felt scared and excited when I found out I was pregnant with Alice. With every scan my fear reduced and my hope increased, then at 37 weeks I relaxed because I felt that everything would be ok now that I was full term. When I went into labour I was ready, I had finished work the week before and had bought every baby gadget a first-time mum thinks she needs. At the hospital the midwife used a handheld Doppler but said that there must be something wrong with it as it didn’t seem to[…]

  2. We thought it was all going to be OK…

    By Natalie Burrows for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    During Baby Loss Awareness Week we’re sharing different perspectives on baby loss from those whose experience is first hand.

    In October 2017, Natalie blogs about her son Thomas, who sadly died shortly after he was born. Our journey started back in 2009 when, after three years of being together we decided it was ‘time’ to start a family…

  3. Our baby girl had a severe form of spina bifida…

    By Harps for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Dad Haps tells his story and explains why 15 October is so important to him.

    In 2011 we found out at the 20 week scan appointment our baby girl had a severe form of spina bifida so we had the heart breaking decision to make to end the pregnancy because there was no positive outlook.

  4. Tracey Kirby for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    When people tell me my “twins look cute”, I feel a stab of sadness…

    By Tracey Kirby for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Tracey writes about her son Cayden, who was one of triplets.

    When people tell me my “twins look cute”, I feel a stab of sadness in my chest.

  5. I have had six miscarriages since 2009…

    By Caroline Pocock for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Caroline shares her experience of multiple miscarriages. 

    My name is Caroline Pocock and I have had six miscarriages since 2009. I had five before the birth of my son in 2012 and one since.