#misCOURAGE stories

Heartbreaking stories. Devastating stories. The miscarriage story needs to change. That’s why we’ve created Tommy’s Book of #misCOURAGE. With these stories we will help spread the word that miscarriage can no longer be ignored.

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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    Still holding out hope

    One day, we will get our rainbow baby, whether we have to go through IVF, or surrogacy, or even adoption. We will have a child to love and care for; it might just take some time.

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    Looking back at our experience of miscarriage, 10 years on: a partner's perspective

    This story then, is about our initial expectations, the journey through three miscarriages, the varying levels of support we received both from people close to us and from the various hospitals we attended, and the long-term impact on us now looking back from a distance.

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    Recklessly Optimistic

    We were given the news that I was carrying twins that had stopped growing at 9 weeks.

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    Baby i never met

    I had a loss at 5 weeks in 2011 and then just a few days agoI lost my baby at 8 weeks pregnant.

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    You never think it will happen to you.....

    I had never heard of a missed miscarriage until now. I burst into tears and what followed was a blur.

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    The baby we saw on the screen who changed our lives

    Nothing could have prepared us for what was to come when we were told that our baby had passed away at 9 weeks, and we had suffered a missed miscarriage. We were in the 1% of those who lose a baby at this stage.

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    A missed miscarriage to a rainbow baby

    That moment she told us "I'm so sorry but it looks like you've had a missed miscarriage". I just couldn't believe what she had told me!

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    Journey to and beyond the rainbow

    Still born, still loved. Wrong place, right time. Recurrent miscarriage, recurrent heartache. Brightest stars Brightest rainbow.

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    Our loss.

    As soon as she found the baby I knew something was wrong. They explained that there was no heartbeat and thought the baby had probably only made it to about 8 weeks.

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    Pregnancy obsession?

    It took three years of trying to conceive, before we had our first son, that’s three years of thinking about pregnancy. That time included a miscarriage an ectopic and a round of IVF.

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