Baby Loss

Mum's 'Empty Photo Project' Captures The Pain Of Child Loss, To Encourage Bereaved Parents To Talk

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has created a photo project to show people that while child loss is painful to experience, it’s okay to talk about it. Susana Butterworth’s...

Mum's Poignant Photo Shows What Stillborn Daughter Would Look Like Now, Playing With Her Cousins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a photo that is a physical representation of what her stillborn daughter would look like now, playing with her cousins. Libby Martin...

Stephanie Davis Reveals She Has Suffered A Miscarriage In Heartbreaking Instagram Post

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Parents

Stephanie Davis has revealed she has suffered a “stress-induced” miscarriage. The 24-year-old, who is already mum to seven-month-old Caben with he...

Why I Won't Stay Silent About My Miscarriage

Chloe Dawson | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Parents
Chloe Dawson

June was truly the worst month of our entire lives but started as the best. We had just found out we were expecting our second baby after only one month of trying. We were surprised but ecstatic. It was something we'd discussed for a while and felt that we were in a good enough place to handle another.

Now The Miscarriages Are Over

Lucy Howard | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Howard

I know society expects me to be completely over the miscarriages now. I have my longed for family and I should just move on with my life. And in many ways that's true. I am overwhelmingly blessed to have a beautiful family that I adore. It was a fight to get here. But it was worth it.

Employed Parents Who Have Lost A Child Could Soon Be Entitled To 'Paid Leave To Grieve'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Parents

Employed parents could soon have their entitlement to paid time off following the death of a child protected by law. MPs discussed the issue as they i...

Baby Loss: Why We Are Fundraising For Tommy's

Phil Whyman | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Phil Whyman

The elation of finding out that you are going to be welcoming a child in to the world in just nine short months. The thrills of watching your little one grow, attend nursery, school and university, get married, and have children of their own. So many dreams are about to be fulfilled. And life looks good.

This Dad Gives Memory Boxes To Bereaved Parents, As Tribute To Daughter Who Lived Just 7 Hours

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Parents

A dad was inspired to set up a charity to help grieving parents, after his own daughter, Ava, lived for just seven hours. Richard Atkinson, 41, from ...

A Blood Test Could Predict The Likelihood Of Pregnancy Ending In Miscarriage

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Parents

A blood test could reveal the likelihood of a pregnancy ending in miscarriage, a new study suggests. Scientists at the Glasgow Centre for Reproductive...

Kym Marsh Credits Daughter Polly For Helping Her Get Through Loss Of Son Archie

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Parents

Kym Marsh credits her six-year-old daughter Polly for helping her get through the loss of her son, eight years ago. Marsh’s son Archie was born 19 ...

Mothercare Announces They Will Discontinue Sale Of Home Dopplers Once Stock Runs Out

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Parents

Mothercare has announced they will discontinue the sale of home dopplers once their existing stocks run out. The news comes after UK stillbirth and p...

These 15 Babygros Represent The Heartbreaking Reality Of Baby Loss

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Parents

A charity has created a poignant visual reminder of how many babies die each day in the UK, to raise awareness of the prevalence of baby loss. Stillbi...

Jeff Brazier On Having Empathy For The Complex Grief Of Parents Who Have Lost A Baby During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Parents

Jeff Brazier has spoken candidly about how his perception of miscarriage, stillbirth, and grieving for unborn children, has changed during his journey...

9-Year-Old Writes Heartfelt Letter About Fundraising In Memory Of Brother Who Lived For Just One Day

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Parents

A dad has shared a poignant letter his nine-year-old daughter wrote about remembering her brother who only live for only one day. Peter English, from ...

Mum Shares Heartbreaking Photos Of Stillborn Son Who Didn't Survive Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared heartbreaking photos of her baby who was stillborn after she was involved in a car accident while six months’ pregnant. Emma Fairba...

How I Learned To Fall Back In Love With My Mumbod After I Lost My Son

Elena Davies | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Parents
Elena Davies

mumbod It's a lot easier to accept your altered physique when you can look at the fresh, beautiful babe asleep in your arms and know you've done something truly miraculous than when your arms physically ache with the emptiness, all you feel is disappointment and betrayal.

Mum Who Lost Baby At 38 Weeks Tells Pregnant Women: 'Trust Your Maternal Instincts'

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Parents

A mum who lost her baby at 38 weeks is encouraging other mums-to-be to trust maternal instincts. Georgia Boyton, 20, from Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, first...

Parents Whose Baby Lived Less Than 24 Hours Are Crowdfunding To Buy Woodland For Grieving Families

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Parents

A grieving couple is fundraising to buy a woodland in memory of their son who lived for less than 24 hours due to complications in labour. Matthew Gur...

Breastfeeding My Daughter Is One Of The Things I Am Proudest Of In My Life

Elena Davies | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Parents
Elena Davies

Elena Davies has been breastfeeding her daughter Lily since she was 12 weeks - however it wasn't an easy journey. In this vlog, Elena discusses their story, exploring her desire to 'prove my body worked' after losing her son, Aneurin, at 34 weeks and her disappointment when it was suggested she formula fed Lily instead.

Dad Sobs In Powerful Photo With Newborn Showing His Poignant Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Parents

A birth photographer captured the bittersweet moment a new dad sobbed as he held his daughter for the first time. The dad, Hunter, and his wife, Hope,...

Dad Shares Photo And Touching Tribute To Daughter Born At 18 Weeks Who Lived For 15 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Parents

Warning: Readers may find the images in this article upsetting. A dad has shared a photo of himself cradling his daughter who was born at 18 weeks a...

Pregnant Mum Carrying Terminally Ill Baby Full Term On Why 'It's Not The Time To Be Sad'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents

A pregnant woman and her husband have spoken about their decision to carry their terminally ill baby full term, so they could donate her organs. When ...

Kym Marsh Was 'Absolutely Terrified' Daughter Polly Would Die After Losing Archie

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Parents

Kym Marsh has opened up about her fears that her daughter would die after losing her son Archie at 21 weeks. When the actress was pregnant with Polly,...

'Broadchurch' Star Sarah Parish Opens Up About Losing Eight-Month-Old Daughter

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Parents

Sarah Parish has opened up about the devastating loss of her eight-month-old daughter in 2009. The ‘Broadchurch’ actress, 48, and her husband 42-...

I Am Woman Hear Me Roar

Louise Rodgers | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Parents
Louise Rodgers

I was scrolling through Facebook when I noticed a post on a local mums group within my area. A lady was asking if she could share her business page. This particular business page offered a specific service that was free of charge.