Our Rainbow Journey

So I’m sitting here, 32 weeks pregnant, around 8 weeks away from potentially holding a healthy rainbow baby in my arms, with two conflicting thoughts running through my mind… How have I managed to make it through this long and tedious slog of pregnancy after loss? How on Earth has it simultaneously gone so fast that the end has … Continue reading Our Rainbow Journey

A Winters Tale – Why I choose to openly share my sons story and photographs

A few weeks ago I was confronted by a Facebook post that questioned why parents of stillborn babies would share photographs of their deceased children on social platforms.  The status was rather brutal and flippant with little regard for the impact it would have on the several people in their friends list who had suffered … Continue reading A Winters Tale – Why I choose to openly share my sons story and photographs

Finding Happiness For Others: Choosing Joy Over Jealousy

Jealousy is an emotion we have all encountered in our lives, both experiencing the repercussions from someone else who feels jealous, or living with the uncomfortable feeling ourselves.  If someone were to ask you ‘how many times have you felt jealous?’ it would be an impossible question to answer.  Even if as adults we don’t suffer with … Continue reading Finding Happiness For Others: Choosing Joy Over Jealousy

A Bigger Taboo – Facing Other Babies When You Have Lost Your Own

In the nine months that have passed since our son lived and died, entire pregnancies have evolved from the meeting of egg and sperm, to live and kicking out-of-the-womb babies.  During that time, I have held more babies more times than I will ever hold my own, and each Facebook log in brings with it a … Continue reading A Bigger Taboo – Facing Other Babies When You Have Lost Your Own