Subsequent pregnancies

‘I like my ladies to wait’

Showing emotion

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

Support for clinicians

‘We do talk about it’

Talking to and supporting families

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


‘The training that we get is not particularly helpful’

Post-mortems/further investigations

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

Partners and extended family

‘I make sure they know the support is for the family’

Clinical care

‘I would always encourage a normal delivery’

Facilities available to families

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

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

‘How we deal with death it’s all very background related’