Sharing our Journey : Tommy’s Maternal & Fetal Health Research Centre 

Today, we had the honour of attending a training event for Central Manchester NHS Trust, as a patient representative for the Rainbow Clinic.  We've discussed previously our involvement with the Clinic - it uniquely provides care in a subsequent pregnancy following a stillbirth or neonatal death. Their method of antenatal care is all inclusive, providing [...]

Magpie : Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support Week 25 – 28

An update on our Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support, following Magpie's pregnancy from Week 25 - 28.   Week 25: National I am in Control Day "Our relationship with control is absolutely what breeds our anxiety. You are suddenly very aware of how little control you actually have over the essence of [...]

Heads Together & #oktosay

I've been really impressed lately with the Head Together foundation in general, and their message of #oktosay - I spotted today that they've got their own emoji with their hashtag on Twitter, so its clearly going places! Not that a campaign led by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry was ever really going [...]

Magpie : Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support Weeks 21 – 24

Here are our most recent Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support for those who are wanting to follow this aspect of our journey.  Week 21: Hitting Maximum "I’d describe this week as proof that the old stress analogy of the overflowing glass of water is spot on. I most certainly hit my maximum. [...]

What I Want You to Know about Pregnancy After Loss

All week I've been participating in Pregancy After Loss Awareness Week and the final prompt is to write down what I want people to know about Pregnancy After Loss (PAL). It's a topic that I've been mulling over for a while now, and trying to find the right words to express such a complex bundle [...]

Baby Loss and International Women’s Day 2017

Today is International Women's Day - a day to celebrate the women's rights movements, and the position that women hold today in society as a result, but also campaign for change and progress. This year's theme centres around women in the world of work with the moto of #BeBoldForChange. Whilst I've always been aware as a [...]