All Hail the Midwife
Life

All Hail the Midwife

  May 5 is the internationally recognised day for highlighting the work of midwives. The theme for IDM 2017 is “Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!”. Midwives everywhere understand that by working in partnership with women and their families…

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What does it mean to be a Rainbow Baby?
Parenthood

What does it mean to be a …

Last week at our Sands support group we were talking about strategies, and more specifically scripts, that you develop to deal with questions following the death of a baby. The most terrifying question of all ‘Do you have any children?’ (alongside…

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My Valentine 
Loss

My Valentine 

Today, for only the second time in my life, I bought red roses on Valentine’s Day. They are not for my husband (I doubt he would fully appreciate the gesture), or for myself (in some act of empowered self-love), or…

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