Posts Tagged ‘bereavement’

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…

I Found My Voice at BritMums Live 2014

I went to BritMums Live with a great deal of trepidation. I’d been in a deep depression since the death of my baby son Hugo in March this year, and developed anxiety issues that mean I sometimes feel unable to leave the house. The kind and generous Kylie from Not Even a Bag of Sugar had offered […] 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…

Remembering Hugo

Martin and I paid a visit to St George’s Hospital yesterday. This is the hospital where our son Hugo was born, cared for and sadly died. The visit was an important part of helping us manage our grief about our tragic loss – and making sure our son is remembered through donations to the charities who […] Read more…

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