When the world caves in

So we’d done all our planning, everything was organised. Ante-natal classes all done, passed the test of putting nappies on dolls (just). Everything had gone swimmingly and we had the date for induction, Friday 2nd May 2014, 38 weeks. Friday April 25th was Briony’s last day at work and her maternity leave began, a week [...]

Blissfully unaware

If there's one thing that losing your child does more than anything, it is that it totally robs you of any innocence or naivety you may have had surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. What I've discovered since we lost Henry is that the vast majority of people who haven't experienced baby loss have no idea of [...]

Our story – an introduction to us

Our son Henry was stillborn on 2nd May 2014 at 38 weeks. We found out two days earlier that he had passed away. So for the last three (and a bit) years, we've been navigating a very different experience from the one we had imagined as first time parents. We went from having a nursery [...]