Subsequent pregnancies

‘You know that will be a long nine months’

Showing emotion

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

Support for clinicians

‘People need support and debriefing’

Talking to and supporting families

‘I named the child’


‘The training that we get is not particularly helpful’

Post-mortems/further investigations

‘They need to explicitly know what we’re doing’

Partners and extended family

‘Men are not given space to grieve’

Clinical care

‘We need to listen to women more’

Facilities available to families

‘A specialist midwife is really important’

First experiences

‘I was still not that proficient in using ultrasound’

Insights and advice

‘I would like to be more connected with the bereavement team’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

‘We often times getting it wrong’