#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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  • My Journey to motherhood

    My Journey to motherhood

    I asked my GP if I could be transferred to St Marys hospital were I was born.

  • Abbe's story

    I’d kept an eye on the research being done by Tommy’s ever since a wonderful sonographer at my local hospital had mentioned the work of Professor Siobhan Quenby.

  • Stillbirth story

    One mother's choice

    The decision to hold your baby after their death is an incredibly difficult and personal one. Stacey Skrysak tells her story.

  • Story of Miscourage

    If only I had known

    I now wish that I had preserved as much of him, of our time with him as a baby. Because I feel I may not experience that ever again.

  • Story of Miscourage

    My lost love

    I never wanted anything more then I wanted my baby.

  • Story of Miscourage

    I felt like a big zero walking. A hole in the middle.

    In a jerky move of self-disgust, I jabbed out four tablets from the silver blister pack.

  • Story of Miscourage

    I’m faulty

    My world had fallen apart, my beautiful baby gone and for what reason?

  • Yvonne Jackson

    Chasing Rainbows

    Terrified we decided to “go for it”, as the weeks passed by the fear became less and the excitement more.

  • Story of Miscourage

    There’s a Heartbeat...

    The morning of the scan I lay on the bed staring at the ceiling not daring to look at the screen.

  • Story of Miscourage

    Rainbow Wings

    I left the hospital with nothing by leaflets on what was to come next and days later our baby passed.

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