Managing Life whilst Pregnant After Loss

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts about navigating pregnancy after loss - you can read the introduction, and follow links to the other posts in this series here. Life. You loose a baby, and eventually life continues, the pace speeds up, you get brave and start RSVPing yes, instead of … Continue reading Managing Life whilst Pregnant After Loss

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Dealing with Grief whilst Pregnant After Loss

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts about navigating pregnancy after loss - you can read the introduction, and follow links to the other posts in this series here. When considering trying to conceive after loss, or navigating a pregnancy after loss, the emotional layer of grief really makes the whole … Continue reading Dealing with Grief whilst Pregnant After Loss

Getting the Best out of Your Medical Care during Pregnancy After Loss

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts about navigating pregnancy after loss - you can read the introduction, and follow links to the other posts in this series here. Depending on the circumstances of your loss, some aspects of your medical care may be different. Our experience was a pregnancy after … Continue reading Getting the Best out of Your Medical Care during Pregnancy After Loss

Caring for Your Emotional Wellbeing during Pregnancy After Loss

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts about navigating pregnancy after loss - you can read the introduction, and follow links to the other posts in this series here. Emotionally, pregnancy after loss is hard. It is really important to prioritise your emotional and mental health just as much as your … Continue reading Caring for Your Emotional Wellbeing during Pregnancy After Loss

Navigating Pregnancy After Loss | An Introduction

One of the main things that I get messages about, is 'where do you even start with navigating pregnancy after loss?' It was by far the most challenging experience we encountered after loosing Leo - its full of every single emotion and sometimes, they all hit in one day. Its intense, and its bloody hard. … Continue reading Navigating Pregnancy After Loss | An Introduction

The Mindset during Pregnancy After Loss

Recently, I spoke at a Pregnancy after Loss Study Day at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, in Reading. This is what I shared with them. Introduction to Leo and Eli I’d like to just set the scene of why I am here today, and introduce you to my first son. I fell pregnant with Leo in … Continue reading The Mindset during Pregnancy After Loss

What I Learnt from Returning to Work after Stillbirth

Just after New Year, with little fanfare, my Maternity Leave ended, and I became unemployed. I don't really know where the future will take me in terms of working and a career, but for now we will just see what happens. But noticing the date of my contract ending, made me reflect on the relatively … Continue reading What I Learnt from Returning to Work after Stillbirth

Eli River’s Birth Story

As the culmination of my Bump Day Blogs, this post first appeared on over on Pregnancy After Loss Support, here.  For quite some time, we had the 19th June scheduled for Eli's induction. It would place us at exactly 37 weeks, and felt like a safe time to plan it. Leo had died at 37 … Continue reading Eli River’s Birth Story

Dear Eli, today is your due date…

Today is Eli's due date. 40 weeks. This is not a date that we ever held as being significant in terms of his arrival, as we always knew our pregnancy would never last that long. But it does feel poignant, so we are going out to celebrate this would-be end to our pregnancy.  These past … Continue reading Dear Eli, today is your due date…

Magpie : Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support Week 33 -35

Here are my final Bump Day Blog Updates for Pregancy After Loss Support. Week 33: Preparing for Birth and Beyond "I find myself quite comfortable with the pregnancy side of things, given we’ve done this before. I know an element of what to expect, it isn’t new. Although this pregnancy is different in response to … Continue reading Magpie : Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support Week 33 -35