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Stories about mental health

Pregnancy after loss, miscarriage and being 40

Sophie writes about experiencing pregnancy loss twice in 14 months, how it affects her mental health and being in her 40s.

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Writing your miscarriage story

Writing your miscarriage story

Leanne and Mark experienced two miscarriages. Here they talk about how writing down their stories helped them.

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Pania – my feelings after miscarriage

Pania shares her feelings after experiencing a missed miscarriage at 8 weeks.

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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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