Subsequent pregnancies

‘We don’t do anything differently until they hit 12 weeks’

Showing emotion

‘Over time it will become easier to cope with emotionally’

Support for clinicians

‘There still probably isn’t as much holistic care for our self’

Talking to and supporting families

‘It’s hard to know what the right thing to do is’


‘In the first year we had a 3 hour session’

Post-mortems/further investigations

‘You don’t want to create a false sense of hope’

Partners and extended family

‘We're there for the whole family’

Clinical care

‘We need to listen to women more’

Facilities available to families

‘We don’t have a dedicated bereavement suite’

First experiences

‘I was still not that proficient in using ultrasound’

Insights and advice

‘There’s no one’s fault involved’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

‘Are they struggling emotionally to deal with the pregnancy?’