#AlwaysAsk Tommy’s Campaign

Last week baby charity, Tommy’s, launched a new campaign called #AlwaysAsk.  The purpose of the campaign is to help empower pregnant women to trust their instincts when they feel something may be wrong and speak to their midwife. Tommy’s have teamed up with Baby Centre and Kings College London to produce some important videos and advice […]

Chasing Rainbows Coffee Club

Many of us feel so alone when experiencing miscarriage.  Some women don’t know how to talk about what they’ve been though, some don’t wish to talk about it all all.  Then there are others who actively seek out support from people who have been through it.  Those who have found support networks, be it online or in […]

A day at the Tommy’s Awards 2017

At the end of March we were honoured and lucky enough to be invited along to the Tommy’s Awards 2017.  The Tommy’s Awards celebrates individuals who have survived unimaginable heartbreak, family members and professionals who have provided invaluable support, and those who have inspired and supported others despite their own loss. Along with celebrating the companies who make […]

A Mother without a baby – #WeAreAllMums

This Sunday, 26th March, is Mother’s Day.  It is my second Mother’s Day. To the majority of the outside world, I will not be recognised as or acknowledged as a mother. Why would I? I don’t look like a typical mother. There are no children running around my feet, drawing on my walls and giving me sleepless […]

Tommy’s “Mum’s Voice ” Award 2017

So, I’m not sure how this has happened, but it appears I have been shortlisted for the “Mum’s voice” award, at the Tommy’s awards 2017! Feeling so many emotions right now. Absolutely honoured to start with. I’m stunned, excited, overwhelmed and been crying happy tears since getting the email. The Tommy’s “Mum’s voice award” celebrates […]

Celebrating Guy’s First Birthday

As it turned November, I was hit by a deep sadness and realisation – this month is my stillborn son’s first birthday.  How do you even begin to process and acknowledge such a significant event? I wasn’t really sure how I felt about Guy’s first year almost being over. What did it mean for my life after […]

Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic

If you have been following my journey, you will already be aware that in August, we miscarried our third pregnancy.  At the end of Is there a storm coming? (part 2), I mentioned that we were being referred to the recurrent miscarriage team. It was the beginning of October when we had our first appointment at […]