A Father’s Aching Heart – Living With Stillbirth.

Emptiness

This photo was posted on Facebook by BoBet Edwards. It is of a statue called “Emptiness” and was created by a grieving parent. I feel it is a beautiful depiction of how a parent feels after losing a child – there are many ways to lose a child, death is but one of them. My …

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The Midwife Who Goes Above and Beyond

Going Above And Beyond

Using her own time, through social media, her working role, her knowledge, she tries to ensure women get to make informed choices. Where she can, she supports women as much as possible to have what they want and encourages them to think for themselves. She runs classes and tries to fill them. She appreciates the …

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Tiny Toes and Baby Grows

tiny toes and baby grows

I wrote this one about baby wearing my youngest. It reflects only too well those blissful feelings having him so close to my heart felt. ​I have also had the privilege of carrying a few of my clients baby’s post-natally which is an absolute honour. Tiny Toes And Baby Grows His tiny toes, his soft …

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My Baby Was Not Born Sleeping – Supporting Stillbirth – A Doulas Story

picture of clay figurine of a baby

This is the second part of a 2 part blog post. This is my story, the story of my evolving journey of the 6 months since the death of Baby Raymond, written to try to help others who maybe supporting women and families where their baby has died. “My baby was not born sleeping …………… …

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The Positive Stillbirth Story of Raymond – Who Passed Away

picture of clay figurine of a baby

This is the first part of a 2 part blog post. This first part is a guest post written by Raymond’s mother, a young widow, for the South Wales Birth Group, (formerly Cardiff and Caerphilly Positive Birth Group). It tells her story of her pregnancy and through the moments around and following Raymond’s death and …

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