Archive of ‘Baby loss’ category

The First Nobody’s Patient Pilot Workshop

The first Nobody’s Patient pilot workshop was held last Friday, and was a resounding success. Nobody’s Patient is an extension of the maternity experience (#MatExp) project, looking at three key groups: Women who are seriously ill during pregnancy and birth; Families of babies who need neonatal or paediatric care; Families whose babies sadly die before, […] Read more…

So That Other Doctors May Learn

Yesterday I arrived home from work to a response to my complaint about the appointment with a fertility consultant back in January. Now, I am fully aware from my years of experience working in the NHS that written responses can lack a human touch. Even so, this response takes the biscuit by refuting our version […] Read more…

Christmas 2015, Survived

Well, Christmas 2015 has been survived. On Christmas Eve Martin and I took Hugo’s presents to his garden. Finding presents that are suitable to withstand the elements outside can often be a challenge, so I was pleased to find these two little robots. They look very cute and cheerful. The penguin (a gift from my […] Read more…

The Second Christmas After Hugo

The second Christmas after Hugo. It’s fast approaching. It’s a funny old time. In many respects, the days are just like other days but Christmas always carries such a special poignancy doesn’t it? With that poignancy comes a heavy helping of expectation, immersed in families who seem to be so bloody happy. We’re not looking […] Read more…

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