We hope that these stories can help people feel less alone.
We have put together a selection of stories written by men and women that have been affected by prenatal diagnosis and baby loss. The stories cover a range of experiences and emotions. Each experience is individual. We hope that these stories can help people feel less alone.
We are very grateful for the writers of these stories for enabling us to share their moving accounts here.
Stories about continuing a pregnancy after the diagnosis of a genetic or structural condition
I will never forget the first time I held him, it was the happiest yet saddest I have ever been in my life, knowing that he was here but not in the way he should have been.
Stories about ending a pregnancy after the diagnosis of a genetic or structural condition
Our experience is something I’ve struggled to talk about and this is the first time I’ve written any of it down. I won’t lie, it’s been tough and there’s been many tears, but I would do it over a thousand times if it helps just one person that has to go through TFMR.
I spoke to ARC about TFMR and their experience with London hospitals. I had the feeling I could ask all the questions I couldn’t ask anyone else.
Stories about ending a pregnancy for maternal health reasons
If I could give a bit of advice to someone just joining the shittiest ‘club’, seek out support. Your tribe is out there.