Rachel describes the pain of multiple miscarriages, both early and late in pregnancy, but reflects that whatever the future holds, she won’t be facing it alone.
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Laura-Rose talks of the isolation she and her wife Stacey have felt, both as being mothers together and when they experienced a miscarriage – and how they have used their experience to make a positive difference for other LGBT+ people.
Nicola found that being open with work colleagues and friends about her losses meant that people started to open up in return. She reminds us too that not everyone wants to do so.
Amy reflects on the loneliness that she felt during her miscarriages and the pain of seeing the happy milestones and announcements of family and friends.
Brett shares his experience of opening up about his losses and how talking has helped him.
Sarah shares her story of miscarriage, the isolation and loneliness she felt and its impact on her mental health.
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.
Sarah experienced recurrent losses in two different workplaces, and found much more support and understanding in the second of the two.
Donna’s manager was supportive when she experienced miscarriage, but she wishes he had advised her colleagues to behave in the same way.