I'm not one for openly talking about things that upset me so I joined an online group on baby centre.

That is where I met the most amazing group of ladies.

Heartbreaking stories. Devastating stories. The miscarriage story needs to change. That's why we've created Tommy's book of #misCOURAGE. Read this story now and help spread the word that miscarriage can no longer be ignored. Help us change the story to save babies' lives.

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May 2016

In November 2012 I had an early miscarriage at 8 weeks. I had started bleeding whilst at work and my manager sent me straight to A&E. They arranged a scan and I saw my little tiny bean on a screen for the very first time...but the was no heartbeat. They arranged a scan for a week later in case it was too early to tell and a miscarriage was confirmed. I had no pain and no excessive bleeding.

I'm not one for openly talking about things that upset me so I joined an online group on baby centre.

That is where I met the most amazing group of ladies. I fell pregnant again shortly after my loss and me and the other ladies that were due within a few months formed a little group within the site, our rainbow babies came along and some of us have gone on to have a further baby since, we have all been there every single step of the way and will remain friends for life. Some of the ladies have met and become firm friends but It would be a amazing if we could all meet one day.

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Please note that the opinions expressed by users in Tommy’s Book of #misCOURAGE are solely those of the user, who is unlikely to have had medical training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of Tommy’s and are not advice from Tommy's. Reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment from a qualified health care provider. We strongly advise readers not to take drugs that are not prescribed by your qualified healthcare provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, midwife or hospital immediately. Read full disclaimer

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