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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…

Pregnancy, Alcohol and FASD

This is a post with a difference. As most of you know my normal blog posts are about miscarriage but today I am shaking it up a little to write about FASD. September 9th 2020 is Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day. This is a day to raise awareness of…

Miscarriage: The truth…it hurts!

For those of us who have gone through miscarriage this seems blindingly obvious but for those who have never suffered a miscarriage can they really know just how much it hurts, both mentally and physically? And for those that think it’s just a heavy period, read on! This is my…

Self-care after miscarriage

After miscarriage there will be times where your emotions are all over the place (and that is ok). This may be immediately after your miscarriage and last a few hours, weeks or even months or it may be further down the line. Whenever it happens it is important that you…

Eating healthily after miscarriage

by Catherine Washbrook (Registered Dietitian & member of the HCPC) Catherine is a Registered Dietitian and has 27 years of experience in working with people in the community and hospitals to ensure rehab and recovery. Appropriate nutrition is key to aid recovery and help maintain good overall health following a…