The pregnancy

‘We had no worries or past history’

Realising something was wrong

‘I think I knew that he’d probably died’

Being told your baby has died

They were obviously looking for his heartbeat’

The time before giving birth

‘For a few hours we actually forgot what was happening to us’

The birth

‘It was a little bit shocking to look at him’

Spending time with your baby

‘I give her a little kiss on her head’

Being back at home

‘I’m here to get an outfit for my son who’s died’

Deciding about a postmortem

‘We needed to make sense of it’

The funeral

‘The toughest part was going to pick up his ashes’

Relating to family and friends

‘I found out who my true friends were and weren’t’


‘I feel like I pushed him away’

Remembering your baby

‘I went there and sang Happy Birthday to her’

Pregnancy after loss

‘I can't imagine telling anyone now’

Insights and advice

‘Try not to be alone too much’