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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021

With Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW) just around the corner I thought I would take this opportunity to talk to you about what Baby Loss Awareness week was like for me in 2020.  Baby Loss Awareness October 2020 Baby Loss Awareness Week 2020 was the first BLAW since I had…

Talking to Children about Miscarriage

Geoff and I had children from a previous marriage and hoped that our new pregnancy would strengthen our already blended family. We were so excited about announcing our first pregnancy to our children but had decided to wait for the 12 week scan. Due to Christmas our 12 week scan…

Sleep after miscarriage

After a miscarriage you may struggle with lack of sleep which can affect your mood (even more so). Lack of sleep has also been linked to  poor concentration, weight gain and depression. You are most likely feeling down after your miscarriage anyway so the lack of sleep may have even…

Self-Compassion and Letting Yourself Grieve

Guest blog by Caz Campbell of www.happykindcalm.co.uk Grieving the loss of your baby is a complicated process and unique to each person and family. Grief comes and goes, gets easier to manage over time but it can stay with you for a long time, sometimes forever. Stages of Grief You…

Grief after miscarriage

Today doesn’t feel like a great day, it’s not a bad day but my grief today is weighing heavy. It’s been 15 months since Morgan was cruelly taken away from us and 5 months since the same happened with Bee. Grief after miscarriage is normal and yet unsettling. We are…

One Year of Morgan’s Wings

It’s been a year since we started Morgan’s Wings and what a year it has been! It has been a huge learning curve and we have been constantly evolving and adapting the support we offer especially in these difficult times.  I wanted to write about how it has all gone,…

New Year Well-being Plan

Our new year plan is not necessarily about making a new years resolution but looking at your life and ways that you can improve your well-being. This is not just for people who have had a miscarriage or a loss of any kind, it’s for anyone who wishes to improve…

Coping with Christmas after a loss

This Christmas will be especially hard on lots of people. In 2019 the recorded number of deaths for England and Wales were 530,841. Take into account the number of families mourning the loss of a baby and that figure soars. This year as a result of the pandemic many people…

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2020

With Baby Loss Awareness Week just around the corner I thought I would take this opportunity to talk to you about Baby Loss Awareness week and how you can get involved. Baby Loss Awareness week is held on the 9th-15th October. The annual awareness week, now in its 18th year, is…