Whether you’re the parent who carried a baby who has died or not, the experience of losing a little one is no less devastating.
It was the last day of school. I think I may have had an infection, but I was very ill, and I miscarried later that day.
The weekend I found out, my parents were away with my younger sister for an ice skating competition in Johannesburg. I remember doing the pregnancy test. My boyfriend and I were so scared. I was a bit young to actually fathom what had happened, to be honest. We didn’t know what to do. We asked
All of my miscarriages happened before 9 weeks, so when we passed that milestone with Charlie, I was over the moon. The whole team was. I’d never carried that far since losing Scarlett at 32 weeks. But there was still a long way to go. After a stillbirth you know that, and it was really,
We went on holiday to India not long after finding out I was pregnant. I’m from a big family and none of my friends have had problems during pregnancy, so I assumed everything would be fine. But when we got back and went for our 12-week scan, there was no heartbeat. I’d never really thought