Subsequent pregnancies

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

Showing emotion

‘Some families touch you more than others’

Support for clinicians

‘People need support and debriefing’

Talking to and supporting families

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


‘We visited a crematorium’

Post-mortems/further investigations

‘It must be done early because after that a woman closes down’

Partners and extended family

‘I do think we tend to forget the dads’

Clinical care

‘We need to listen to women more’

Facilities available to families

‘It’s very important to get the level of memory making right for parents’

First experiences

‘I was still not that proficient in using ultrasound’

Insights and advice

‘People get out of bed in the morning – that’s a miracle’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

‘We often times getting it wrong’