Subsequent pregnancies

‘I always ask if they've named the baby’

Showing emotion

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

Support for clinicians

‘People need support and debriefing’

Talking to and supporting families

‘It’s such a deep grief’


‘The training that we get is not particularly helpful’

Post-mortems/further investigations

‘They are working on doing MRIs on babies so they don’t have to cut them’

Partners and extended family

‘It’s awful for fathers’

Clinical care

‘We don’t always get it right’

Facilities available to families

‘We don’t have a dedicated bereavement suite’

First experiences

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

Insights and advice

‘Maybe we need to be educating GPs to give this message’

Attitudes towards stillbirth

‘You couldn’t do the job if you didn’t care’