The pregnancy

‘Everything was new, it was all exciting’

Realising something was wrong

‘The baby is showing to be smaller than we’d expect at 20 weeks’

Being told your baby has died

‘That sort of gives you a glimmer of hope’

The time before giving birth

‘This lady knows what we’re coming in for, why are we waiting so long?’

The birth

‘Am I going to see anything that’s going to really scar me?’

Spending time with your baby

‘That was the last time we're going to be a family’

Being back at home

‘You feel inferior’

Deciding about a postmortem

‘I don’t want the baby to be cut open’

The funeral

‘I’d never actually gone to a funeral’

Relating to family and friends

‘You realise who’s there for you and who’s not’


‘It was great for me to be around something new – and not be around children’

Remembering your baby

‘Wherever we go he’ll come with us’

Pregnancy after loss

‘I feel on the surface of everything at the moment’

Insights and advice

‘I took to my Instagram account to start sharing things’