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Stories of #misCOURAGE

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    Our rainbow baby Noah

    Water Babies swimmer Noah was born thanks to the care of the Tommy's Centre for National Miscarriage Research at Birmingham Women's Hospital

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    Lane's Story

    I love hearing stories from inspiring women. From birth stories to infertility struggles to adoption stories, I leave each read feeling inspired and in awe of what women face and overcome. After reading a couple of stories and talking with my husband, I decided to share the story of our son Lane.

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    Worst week of my life

    Those dreaded words that I didn't want to hear 'I am sorry but you're having a miscarriage'.

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    Sharing Bad News is Horrible

    Sadly the scan showed I had lost the baby, there was no heartbeat.

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    PCOS and my missed miscarriage

    2 days before my 12 week scan, I noticed some spotting.we had had a missed miscarriage.

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    Let's talk

    One in four women will experience a miscarriage in their lifetime – that’s 25% of ALL women – why is it we can’t talk about it? How is my experience the first I have to hear about surgical removal?

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    Two Angels

    There was no heartbeat. They called it a missed miscarriage because my body didn't recognise that there was something wrong.

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    8 weeks 3 days. Stand together-not alone

    It started on a Wednesday night, when I was confronted with a small amount of red blood that I thought i had spotted.

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    My angel babies ❤️

    5 weeks 6 days later I started bleeding heavily again with a lot of pain so I went to a&e who reluctantly sent me to the women’s for a scan the next day who said there was a 2-3 week sack in my womb and looked as if I were having another miscarriage.

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