Stories about mental health

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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Kyle’s story

Kyle and his wife have experienced six pregnancy losses. He reflects on his feelings during that time.

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Kirsty’s story

Kirsty shares her experience of ectopic pregnancy, IVF and miscarriage.

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Lara’s story

After the third of her six losses, Lara was left with PTSD. Counselling helped her begin to heal.

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H’s story

H writes about how the trauma of a miscarriage at 15 weeks has led to ongoing anxiety attacks and insomnia. She reflects on how it has changed her as a person.

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Mel’s story

Mel was diagnosed with suspected PTSD after a missed miscarriage. She writes about what happened and how she got through the darkest times.

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Angela’s story

Angela writes about how her mental health deteriorated after her second and third miscarriages.

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