Adam’s story…

‘What shocked my husband most was the realisation that I would have to experience labour and the delivery of a baby that was dead…’ Last year my husband and I made the single most distressing decision of our marriage. With medical support and advice we decided to have a medical termination. We had been for a routine…

A Dad’s Perspective

‘…there I was, sat holding my partner’s hand and watching as my baby’s heartbeat stopped, never to start again’ I’m not ashamed to say that I’m crying as I write this. That is the reality of losing a child. It is 1am on a Friday morning and you can’t always predict when it will hit…

Baby Mollie Rose Mitchell’s Story

‘My heart began to sink, the consultant switched off the machine and then it was confirmed…’ I just want to start by saying that I find it so difficult to put into words such a heart-breaking experience, as I can’t find the words to express how sad losing our child was, as I am sure…

Daisy Johnston – Our story

‘She took her place in the hearts of our family….’ In the early hours of Monday 21 February 2011, after 41 weeks and five days of anticipation and excitement, our beautiful little baby was born – a 6lb 6oz girl we called Daisy Johnston. However, what was meant to be a joyous celebration of our…

Amy’s story…

My world fell apart as he said “I’m afraid I can’t detect her heartbeat”. On 7 September 2007 life was changed forever as I attended my first ante-natal appointment with the consultant at Mayday Hospital, Croydon. I was 39 weeks pregnant with my fourth child and was really excited at getting an appointment to be…