Tag Archives: loss

Fear As A Parent.

When I became a parent, I expected stress. I expected absolutely all consuming love. I expected a challenge like no other. What I didn’t expect, though, was fear. Well, I expected a little bit. I didn’t expect it to be … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Infertility, Me and The Great Sibling Debate

It’s been almost three years since we got our rainbow baby. Almost three years since we finally achieved what we had dreamed about for so long. Almost three years since we held our brand new baby in our arms – … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, infertility, loss, Miscarriage, parenting after infertility, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, pregnancy loss | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Some Things Are Worth Fighting For…

I wanted to write about something that happened at work recently. I’m going to go right ahead and put a trigger warning here as this post will be discussing issues surrounding baby loss, stillbirth and neonatal death. Please make sure … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Infertility in the Postnatal Ward

As someone who has been through infertility, it is often at the forefront of my mind. It makes up a lot of what I do, what I say and it still dictates how I feel about a lot of things. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, infant loss, infertility, Infertility | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mind Your Own Uterus

It seems since even before Eden was born, people only have one question on their minds – “Are you going to have another?” Even before Eden entered the world, people were asking us this. Lately, it’s happening all the time. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, infertility, Miscarriage, parenting after infertility, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, pregnancy loss | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Being Mum Without Mum

This is a post that’s been playing on my mind for a little while. I’ve always thought that when you have kids, you become very reliant on your own parents for advice, guidance and help. I’ve always heard that having a … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, loss, mum | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Rainbow Connection

“Why are there so many songs about rainbows, and what’s on the other side? Rainbows are visions, but only illusions, and rainbows have nothing to hide.”  This week marks two years since one of the most devastating things that has … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Miscarriage | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments