In the UK, 1 in 4 pregnancies will end in miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth. The emotional impact this has is devastating and leaves parents with so many unanswered questions. There is still silence and shame around baby loss. But if we can talk about it openly and honestly, not only can we help each other feel less alone, but we can also pave the way for greater awareness and more research to stop it happening. This is why Tommy’s is launching a brand new campaign, ‘Together For Change’. Tommy’s  The quote from Tommy’s is the reason for todays post. This post… View Post

Welcome to my new series 5 Bloggers You Need to be Following. Every fortnight I am going to be sharing with you 5 bloggers I love to follow. These post will be separated into subjects such as mental health, small businesses, etc. Todays post is all about bloggers I love to follow who talk about baby loss. After I lost one of my twin girls I scoured Instagram to find other Mums like me. It was such a comfort to find these super inspirational, brave ladies talking to honestly about their experiences. It made me brave enough to share my story on… View Post

There is often a lot of focus on the bond between a Mum and her new baby when they are first born. There’s the very first cuddle as soon as they come out, their first latch when breastfeeding, their first nappy explosion, the first time they open their eyes. It’s such a special moment. But what if its not like that? What if your baby is put straight into an emergency incubator and wheeled away to Neonatal before you have had chance to get over the last contraction or before you have left the operating theatre? For many Mums this… View Post

Trigger Warning Grief. It’s just a word, a name for our sadness but oh my goodness does it come with some weight. To say you are grieving comes with so much behind it but to every person it means something slightly different. Why? Because every single one of us grieves differently every single time we grieve. Grief comes with expectations. When I was grieving for my baby girl I felt like there was a certain way I should be acting. People became worried if I wasn’t crying. But in reality, I only really started crying over her about 6 months… View Post

I remember sitting by Little Lady’s incubator day after day wondering what the future held for her. At that point we had no idea if she would survive the next day let alone have her whole life ahead of her. 9 weeks later when we took her home, there was a huge relief that came over me. We would be okay now, we had her home, she was over the worst of it. What I didn’t realise then was the journey that a premature baby then goes on once they have come home. In case you are reading this without… View Post