The pregnancy

‘Everything was new, it was all exciting’

Realising something was wrong

‘It’s not going to work out, basically’

Being told your baby has died

‘I said check again just check again’

The time before giving birth

‘That’s what she’s gonna wear when we deliver her and can’t take her home’

The birth

‘I still remember the sensation of him coming out’

Spending time with your baby

‘They just left me’

Being back at home

‘I’m sorry that I couldn't bring our son home’

Deciding about a postmortem

‘We needed to make sense of it’

The funeral

‘It was hard making all these decisions’

Relating to family and friends

‘People were telling me to move on and have another baby’

Grieving

‘I miss her’

Remembering your baby

‘I just don’t want to forget that he ever existed’

Pregnancy after loss

‘I can't imagine telling anyone now’

Insights and advice

‘Just acknowledging that it can happen’