Stories about partners

Sophie’s story

Sophie has experienced repeated miscarriages. She shares some of the comments she has received from others.

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Nina’s story

Nina has had six miscarriages between 6 and 8 weeks. She writes about how being open about her experiences has helped.

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Jennifer’s story

Jennifer shares the things people have said to her after her six miscarriages, and the impact that recurrent miscarriage has had on her and her husband.

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Natasha’s story

Natasha writes about having two miscarriages in a twelve month period, the worry of pregnancy after these losses and why she wanted to volunteer to help the Miscarriage Association.

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Paul’s story

Paul shares how talking about miscarriage openly and empathetic support from others has helped him through the experience of recurrent losses.

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Why men need to talk about miscarriage

Journalist Keyan Milanian shared his feelings about miscarriage in an online article.

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The love within

I never got to feel you move or hear your tiny heart
The love was all within
I never got to see your face or hold your tiny hands
The love was well within

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Loss

After our first loss, we moved on.
As you do.
But our second loss,
over the Christmas period;
somehow
had welded itself to all
that we do.

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From dark hours will come joy

I’ve wandered aimless as a dandelion scattered to the wind,
Watched helpless as the tides of emotion sweep across your Mother’s brow,
Seen rivers bathe her tired cheeks,
And wished I could have known you as she has…

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