The Sad “Congratulations”

"Congratulations," my text said, "Enjoy every moment with your little girl. Love to you all." I hit the send button, put my phone down on the table and cried. I think that was the moment I truly realised how much my attidude towards pregnancy and birth has changed since losing Evalyn only four short months…

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Dads . . . (you matter too)!

In the hours after my son's birth back in 2012, there are two things that I remember the most. The first was the shock I felt at becoming a new mother. I hadn't had the easiest labour. Ieuan was determined to stay inside of my tummy and had made us wait the whole 42 weeks…

The “In-Between” Parent

On the day our daughter was stillborn, we were granted entry into a surreal new world of the "in-between parent". A place where you are allowed to experience everything the prospect of becoming a parent to a new baby brings; growing your child inside of you, attending scans, choosing names, announcing to friends and family,…