Subsequent pregnancies

‘You’ve lost the statistics game once before’

Showing emotion

‘It’s different if it’s someone you’ve formed a relationship with’

Support for clinicians

‘It's not a judgemental environment’

Talking to and supporting families

‘If I say the wrong thing that could be the thing you hold on to’


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

Post-mortems/further investigations

‘We are happy with whatever level of investigation a parent wants’

Partners and extended family

‘Men are not given space to grieve’

Clinical care

‘I would always encourage a normal delivery’

Facilities available to families

‘I don't hesitate to give them an extra appointment’

First experiences

‘I’ll never forget just tucking them all into bed’

Insights and advice

‘It's an important step in the grief process’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

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