An Educational But Emotional Journey Following Miscarriage

An Educational But Emotional Journey Following Miscarriage

Minnie von Mallinckrodt-Grant from Leamington Spa had four miscarriages, and has one daughter. I had Emily in 2012 and in 2015 I got pregnant again immediately, but unfortunately my daughter had a stomach bug that hospitalised her and I caught it. I instinctively knew...
From Meningism to Multiple Miscarriages and HELLP

From Meningism to Multiple Miscarriages and HELLP

Helen Jackson lives in Otley, West Yorkshire. She suffered five miscarriages before going to have four boys, now aged 15, 13, 11 and 8.   I’m thankful for my boys but I’m also passionate about raising awareness about baby loss, prematurity and miscarriage. We...
Awareness of Pre-eclampsia to reduce risk of preterm birth

Awareness of Pre-eclampsia to reduce risk of preterm birth

Gwendoline Alderton lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Her story reveals how the trauma of premature birth can echo through the years. I was 31 and pregnant with my first child, when my daughter was born a month early. I’d literally just gone on maternity leave. It...
A long learning curve left Emma stronger

A long learning curve left Emma stronger

Emma Constantine lives in Bath in Somerset and has experienced fertility problems, and three miscarriages after IVF. She’s been through the wringer, and come through the other side, stronger, keen to raise awareness. I came off the contraceptive pill and my period...