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

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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

…and just like that, he is one.

We have been away on a last minute Daily Mail special (we googled the codes, don’t panic, I refuse to buy the DM!), at a Haven in Hastings in East Sussex for Eli’s birthday. And it’s been wonderful to be somewhere different, make memories and celebrate the little dude who has given us so much … Continue reading …and just like that, he is one.

Anxiety through the Night when Parenting After Loss

Parenting after Loss anxiety, particularly at night, is a topic that has come up a few times lately in messages or on #BabyLossHour and I realised I don’t really talk about my anxiety now, since Eli arrived. The intensity of anxiety in pregnancy has absolutely left, but it's always there as a background beat to … Continue reading Anxiety through the Night when Parenting After Loss

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. … Continue reading Magpie : Bump Day Blogs for Pregnancy After Loss Support Weeks 21 – 24

On the Due Date of the Baby We Miscarried

Today, is our due date. The due date of the baby we miscarried in summer, of our flicker of hope, of our little Robin. I didn't actually remember until mid morning. Or at least I didn't really click that it was the 23rd until mid morning. I'd known that this date was approaching. It's a … Continue reading On the Due Date of the Baby We Miscarried

Magpie : Cratfing Our Pregnancy after Loss Team 

We are now in a point in Magpie's pregnancy where I feel we have a good team around us, to support us both physically and mentally. A few people have asked on Instagram what that team looks like, so I thought a dedicated blog post might be helpful to some people embarking on a pregnancy … Continue reading Magpie : Cratfing Our Pregnancy after Loss Team 

“But, they are going to look after you better this time, aren’t they?”

Today, marks us being 10 weeks pregnant. A milestone I didn't really place much weight on until we got here. It hadn't been one of our mini-goals, or even crossed my mind leading up to it. Yet now, at 10 weeks - double figures - it seems somewhat poignant, significant. The power of another digit … Continue reading “But, they are going to look after you better this time, aren’t they?”

One for Sorrow, Two for Joy

"One for sorrow, Two for joy, Three for a girl, Four for a boy, Five for silver, Six for gold, Seven for a secret never to be told" A few weeks ago, we started noticing Magpies. Sometimes one, often two, occasionally three, never four. They kept landing in front of the car, or appearing on … Continue reading One for Sorrow, Two for Joy