Posts Tagged ‘baby loss’

How Do I Cope With Life After Hugo?

How do I cope with life after Hugo? It is a question I am often asked, and a question to which there is not a simple or easy answer. Please do not think me dismissive or rude if I cannot provide an answer either quickly, or at all. Please do not think me evasive if […] Read more…

Neonatal Parents Have Our Say

So often talks and forums about pregnancy and birth focus on normality, meaning it was wonderful for we neonatal parents to have a chance to have our say. The National Maternity Review held four sessions for parents who had experienced complications in pregnancy and birth; whose baby had stayed in a neonatal unit; and who […] Read more…

Intoxicated By Possibility

Possibility. What does that word mean to you? To me, it means promise, positive prospects, opportunities. But not too many years ago it had more of a negative connotation for me – having to make decisions, stick my head over the parapet, take a risk. It has taken significant life events including Hugo’s death to […] Read more…

My National Live Radio Debut

Last night featured my live national radio debut, with an interview on BBC Radio 5 Live about my experiences with Hugo. The interview was in relation to MP Antoinette Sandbach talking in Parliament about the night her son Sam died of cot death and calling for better bereavement care for parents. I learned of the piece through the […] Read more…

Baby Loss Awareness Day: The Last Lullaby

Today is Baby Loss Awareness Day. It’s a strange feeling – it is a day like any other, yet a day so full of poignancy. I talk openly and candidly about baby loss and about my Hugo every day of the year, of course. We broken-hearted mummies and daddies miss our babies – whether they […] Read more…

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