In this section of our website, we share personal stories, videos and poems by women and men who have been affected by pregnancy loss.
Reading about others’ experiences of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy can be reassuring, and may help you feel less alone. However, the experience of pregnancy loss is different for everyone. What the loss of your baby means to you, and how you feel about it, will be shaped by all kinds of things to do with the person you are and your particular circumstances. So, although you will probably find you share a lot with others, it’s important to remember that no one else’s experience of miscarriage will be exactly like yours.
If you would like to submit your own story, in written or video format, to be considered for this section, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sophia writes about how she coped with a miscarriage when she was 16.
Dan shares his reflections on how he and his wife attempted make sense of their experience of miscarriage.
Letti talks about how she coped with miscarrying twins when she was 25
Lauren was 20 when she experienced her first miscarriage. She talks about her experience of medical management, the anxiety she felt during her second pregnancy and the grief she felt when she miscarried again.
Sophie talks about the grief she felt after experiencing a miscarriage and how her baby daughter and a Parents4Parents group helped her.
Sara’s pregnancy was unplanned. She had a miscarriage while she was waiting for an abortion. She talks about what happened and how she still feels confused and guilty.
Waiting, waiting, so anxiously waiting, the two week wait of hell,
Buying the test, racing upstairs even though it might not end well,
Three minutes is all it takes to show but it feels like a life time,
Hoping, praying, trying to relax, convincing yourself it’s all fine.
I’m sorry I never met you,
I never felt your touch.
You have three gorgeous brothers,
Who would of loved you very much.
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