For Little Hen

‘It was the most bittersweet moment of my life at 12.12pm on Wednesday 21st May, when I saw her gorgeous little body and fell absolutely in love with her, yet knew she would never breathe or grow, and I had less than a day with her’… It is a little corny but it began with sunshine…

Our Little Man River

‘I had a horrible feeling that something was wrong but I tried to stay positive like people tell you to do. She placed the monitor on my stomach but couldn’t seem to detect a heartbeat. I now realise she had just tried to keep us calm by saying ‘where is he hiding?’. She disappeared from…

Dad’s Loss, Admiration, Love, Support & Positivity

‘I assumed as we had already had a loss we would just sail through this pregnancy like before, but I was wrong. We had our 20 week scan at 21 weeks and all was going well until the nurse announced she ‘was not happy with the scan’… Our first child came along with really no effort…

Babies Ivy and Ava

‘Such a difficult experience knowing that after the labour and delivering the girls we would not have the joy of holding two healthy, crying babies in our arms’… In March 2013 we were delighted when we found out we were expecting our first baby. So when we had our twelve week scan at the end…

Baby Fraser

‘The enormity of what we had lost hit us as we said goodbye; it wasn’t just Fraser the baby we had lost, it was Fraser the toddler, the teenager, the adult…’ Part 1 – The Beginning of Baby Fraser Steve and I met in 2004 in our early thirties. Steve already had a teenage daughter…

Baby Jac

‘We didn’t sleep that night for tears. It was the hardest decision we have ever had to make…’ My story goes back to September 2006. My husband had previously had a vasectomy reversal and I felt our chances of having our own baby together were very slim, but in April 2006 the two lines appeared…

Losing Flint

‘I remember waking up in recovery and I just felt numb…’ It was June 14th 2010 when my world fell apart and changed forever. After experiencing a course of IVF treatment which we funded ourselves as there was no funding available, I was delighted to discover I was pregnant after our first course of treatment. I…

Reflection

‘Despite all my willing her to, she did not draw a breath…’  I will always feel the loss of my baby girl. Today it is 4th April 2011; she was stillborn on 1st April 2010, a little over a year ago. She was delivered at 35 weeks in the SPRING suite at St.Mary’s Maternity Unit, Poole, a beautiful…

Finlay’s Story

‘I wanted to feel the pain for taking Finlay’s life….’ Everything was going well with my 2nd pregnancy, apart from the normal morning sickness and indigestion! We already have a 2 year old daughter, called Libby and all had gone well when I was pregnant with her. We had our 12 week scan, which was…

Baby Katie’s story

When we went for our scan at 16 weeks our world completely fell apart…’ When my wife Michelle told me that she was pregnant I was so happy as it would be a little brother or sister for our first daughter Megan. When we went for our first scan at 12 weeks, the sonographer said…