Archive of ‘Baby loss’ category

SANDS Memorial at the National Arboretum

We took a little road trip to Staffordshire earlier this week. I’d heard that there is a memorial to stillborn and neonatal death at the National Arboretum, and wanted to take a look. The National Arboretum is the country’s centre of remembrance. Many of the memorials focus on sacrifices made by servicemen and women during conflicts […] Read more…

Normal

For years, I thought I never wanted to be normal. To me, normal meant standard, average, what was expected. A bit boring, really. I liked being not normal. I liked being individual, a bit quirky. A taste in alternative music, films and books set me out from the crowd, as does my strange sense of humour. […] Read more…

Not Just for Fathers' Day

Yesterday was Fathers’ Day. People celebrated fathers here and gone, and fathers of children here, gone and yet to be. This is a plea to all healthcare providers involved with baby and child loss, however such a tragic event happens. Sadly, many bereaved mothers will have many tales to tell about the difficulties of getting any kind of […] Read more…

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