Our blog to talk about the trials and tribulations of miscarriage

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…

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…

Commemorating your baby after miscarriage

After miscarriage there are many dates that are triggers. One for me is my due date, which coincidentally is today. So I thought why not write my first blog on something that I know countless parents struggle with. So how do you commemorate your baby on their due date? There…