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Stories about mental health

Emily’s story

Emily shares her story of having a missed miscarriage, which happened during the coronavirus pandemic. She talks about her feelings and experiencing flashbacks.

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Nicola’s story – recurrent miscarriage

Nicola shares her story of recurrent miscarriage. She talks about the grief she feels and other people’s reactions.

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Sarah’s story

Sarah shares her story of miscarriage, the isolation and loneliness she felt and its impact on her mental health.

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Michaela’s story

Michaela reflects on the loneliness she felt after the loss of her son, Zachary and how friendship and people listening and not trying to fix her, helped her through.

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Caroline’s story

Caroline describes her seventh loss, following her miracle baby, as one of the one of the most horrific and lonely experiences of her life. CBT and her support group helped her through.

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Sophie’s story

Sophie describes how her miscarriage happened very suddenly and also shares how her and her husband supported each other afterwards.

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Sally’s story

When Sally needed time off work for treatment and monitoring of her ectopic pregnancy, she was put under pressure to return to work.

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Peter’s story

When Peter and his wife experienced four consecutive miscarriages, attitudes at his workplace only added to his distress.

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Ellie’s story

Ellie writes about her experience of infertility, IVF and miscarriage and the effects on her mental health.

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