Miscarriage

A Voice From the Dark: Why Talking Taboos Makes for a Better Society

Angela Brightwell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Brightwell

It's important to share our stories if we can, especially those of us who find it easier to express ourselves through the written word than others may. In fact, it's our duty to do so, in the hope it might help others.

Photographer Documents Mementos From Her 11 Miscarriages

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents

A woman who wants to broaden the understanding around baby loss has shared a poignant photo series documenting her 11 miscarriages. Dianne Yudelson, 5...

Pregnancy After Miscarriage: Surviving the First Trimester

Lucy Howard | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Parents
Lucy Howard

If you are going through the same experience or if you are trying for another baby after baby loss then I thought that I would share some tips on how I managed to survive the first trimester.

EastEnders: The Danger of Trivialising Miscarriage

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Zoe Clark-Coates

So of course I understand why a script writer may leap to the conclusion that this is an ideal storyline to cover a fake pregnancy, however for those of us who have lost a child through miscarriage it's a slap in the face!

Sky's Natalie Pinkham On Losing One Of Her Unborn Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

Sky Sports F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham has opened up about the heartache of losing one of her unborn twins. Pinkham, who is mother to one-year-old W...

How to Comfort People with Broken Hearts

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Clark-Coates

1, Go find person (tip - often found hiding in their home) 2, Take supplies to person (tip - tissues, soft blanket, plump pillows, chocolate, m...

An Open Apology to My Friends With Babies

Angela Brightwell | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Brightwell

We'll play this weird charade - you playing it down for my benefit, and me over-enthusing for yours. When you pop into the kitchen to grab the pump, you won't notice me furiously blinking up at the ceiling, or the marks on my arm from trying to pinch it all back.

Nadia Sawalha Discusses Pain Of Miscarriage: 'I Kept The Foetus In The Freezer'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Parents

Nadia Sawalha has opened up about her emotional state after suffering multiple miscarriages. Speaking during a 'Loose Women' discussion (on Monday ...

Seven Things Lynn Did Not Know About Pregnancy, the Postpartum, and Why She Became Depressed

Carmine Pariante | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Parents
Carmine Pariante

I met Lynn Lu, a visual artist from Singapore, in November last year. Lynn was working on an interactive performance/installation art project inspired by her own recent experience of depression during pregnancy and the postpartum.

Why Don't We Talk About the Heartbreak of Miscarriage?

Katy Evans | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Parents
Katy Evans

I went for my 12 week scan three weeks ago and found out I had a missed miscarriage. I hadn't even heard of missed miscarriages before then and have since realised that miscarriages in general aren't really talked about and are something we deal with in private. But I wish more people would talk about them.

Finding Joy After the Tears

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Parents
Zoe Clark-Coates

First let me state this...by being happier that does not mean I don't miss my children, as I do. It also does not mean I am glad to have gone through loss, as I am not. I wish with my whole heart they were now with me and I would gladly hand back the lifelong journey of grief.

Can Stillborn Babies Save Others Babies Lives?

Heidi Eldridge | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Parents
Heidi Eldridge

At the hospital our worst fears were confirmed. "I'm so sorry, he's gone" the sonographer said. The pain and heartache can't be described. The shock lived within us for several months as we wanted to know why our baby boy was gone so soon.

Charity To Open UK's First Miscarriage Centre To 'Halve' This Baby Loss By 2030

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Parents

A national baby charity will open the UK's first and only early miscarriage centre in a bid to improve research into what causes this baby loss. To...

The Radfords: Britain's Biggest Family Have Some Baby News

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

The parents of Britain's biggest family have announced they are expecting their 19th child. Sue Radford, 40, and husband Noel, 45, who rose to fame...

Women Who've Miscarried Reveal Well-Meaning Words Can Hurt

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, yet many women who suffer the loss of an unborn child feel that others don't know what to say to them. ...

Tyson Fury 'Inspired To Victory' After Wife Revealed She Was Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Parents

Tyson Fury's wife revealed she was pregnant with the couple's third child together the night before Fury won his fight against Wladimir Klitschko. ...

The Fear of Losing Another Baby

Katy Flint | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Parents
Katy Flint

I lost a baby. My second pregnancy did not go well and I miscarried at seven weeks. I know that is not as traumatic as some pregnancies that make it further down the line but each loss breaks you.

Boxing Champ Tyson Fury Opts For 20 Hour Journey Home By Car Due To Wife's Pregnancy Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents

The new heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury and his wife returned home from Germany via car and ferry because they didn't want to take any risks ove...

Why We Need To Talk About Men After Miscarriage

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Parents

How many men do you know who have experienced a miscarriage? Chances are it's more than you think. Around one in four pregnancies ends in miscarri...

Tommy's, the Baby Charity's Campaign to End the Silence Around Miscarriage #misCOURAGE

Emma Benjamin | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Benjamin

The clinic scanned me weekly and I had to go in for blood tests every two days to monitor my pregnancy levels. It was like living on a knife edge, taking the test in the morning then waiting for a call to say my baby was okay.

Talking About Miscarriage, Breaking the Silence

Rosie Houston | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Parents
Rosie Houston

As part of the Tommy's #misCOURAGE campaign to encourage people to speak up, I am sharing my experience in the hope that it might make at least one other woman feel less isolated, and to show my support for others who have lost a pregnancy.

Midwife On What Increases And Reduces Risk Of Miscarriage

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents

Suffering a miscarriage can be traumatic and while it can't be prevented, there are things women can do to reduce the risk. Midwife Chantelle Winst...

Dispelling the Myths Around Stillbirth

Elizabeth Hutton | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents
Elizabeth Hutton

After I lost Toby, I found it hard to get out of bed or take an interest in anything. I could just about get my daughter to nursery but that was about it. I started searching the internet for forums and websites about stillbirth and miscarriage because I couldn't talk to anybody about what I had been through.

Mark Zuckerberg Cradles Wife's Growing Bump In Touching Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents

Mark Zuckerberg has shared a heartwarming photo of him cradling wife Priscilla Chan's bump and it's giving us all the feels. The Facebook CEO, 31,...

Lily Allen's Latest Song Was Written In Honour Of Her Stillborn Son

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Parents

Lily Allen wrote her latest song, Something's Not Right' in honour of her stillborn son. The singer revealed the touching story behind the track fo...