Posts Tagged ‘support’

The Week That Was: April 3, 2016

NCT Filming After Hugo died, I felt utterly and completely alone. I was struggling to come to terms not only with the loss of my much-wanted son who I love with all my heart, but with the traumatic end of my pregnancy, and a life-threatening illness I had never heard of before, too. I desperately […] Read more…

The Week That Was: March 7, 2016

Hello! I hope you have had a good week. I’m a day late with my weekly round-up because I wanted to dedicate yesterday to this post about pregnant asylum seekers. Please do take a moment to watch the video that’s in the post, and sign the petition. Mother’s Day Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and while […] Read more…

Set Her Free: The Plight of Pregnant Asylum Seekers

Can you imagine… Fleeing your home, leaving behind your friends, family, and belongings to seek asylum in another country? Being detained, indefinitely, in that new country? And not only that, but being indefinitely detained while pregnant? In 2014, this was the sad reality for 99 women, indefinitely detained at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre while pregnant. […] Read more…

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