Sophie has experienced repeated miscarriages. She shares some of the comments she has received from others.
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Nina has had six miscarriages between 6 and 8 weeks. She writes about how being open about her experiences has helped.
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.
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.
Paul shares how talking about miscarriage openly and empathetic support from others has helped him through the experience of recurrent losses.
Journalist Keyan Milanian shared his feelings about miscarriage in an online article.
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
After our first loss, we moved on.
As you do.
But our second loss,
over the Christmas period;
had welded itself to all
that we do.
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…