Stories – Page 2 – Baby Loss Awareness Week

Your Stories

Here you can read about the experiences of bereaved parents, family members and friends affected by pregnancy or baby loss.

 

We are very grateful to everyone who has shared their stories of loss with us and they help us to raise awareness of the issues surrounding pregnancy or baby loss, and also help other bereaved parents and families to feel less alone.

In January 2021 Emily made the heart-breaking decision to terminate her pregnancy, after he was diagnosed in a 20-week scan with Myelomeningocele, the most severe type of spina bifida. ​ Emily says: "I honestly thought I would fight for my baby, and I have always said that nothing would...

‘I am really sorry Leanne, but I am afraid there is no heartbeat.’ Those dreaded, empty words play out around and around in my mind every single day. When Leanne went to hospital earlier this year for a regular check-up at 34 weeks pregnant, she felt...

Anthony Hubbard’s son Charlie was stillborn on 4th January 2019. He has found his own way to cope with his and his partner’s loss through raising funds for several charities and working with his employer to improve workplace support for anyone affected by pregnancy and...