Subsequent pregnancies

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

Showing emotion

‘They don’t need me to be dabbing tears away’

Support for clinicians

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

Talking to and supporting families

‘The word ‘concern’ is a word that really resonates with people’


‘Medicine’s very much a kind of an apprenticeship’

Post-mortems/further investigations

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

Partners and extended family

‘It’s awful for fathers’

Clinical care

‘We don’t always get it right’

Facilities available to families

‘You don’t want to feel like you’re being hidden away’

First experiences

‘I was still not that proficient in using ultrasound’

Insights and advice

‘Sands do bereavement training days for students’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

‘We’re supposed to make sure this doesn’t happen’