#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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  • Story of Miscourage

    My rainbow baby

    My emotions after those first few months were all over the place and I experienced anger, sadness and guilt.

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    'There's no heartbeat.'

    I can't remember exactly what happened next, apart from walking through the hospital in a complete daze, confronted by that strange reality of daily life 'carrying on' in the midst of our grief and shock.

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    Freestyling through life

    It wasn't until a year later that my partner and I tried again...

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    Lucky

    My little girl turns 5 soon and my son is nearly 2, but my journey has been far from smooth. To get to this point in my life I have lost 4 babies.

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    Twin miscarriage

    By the time I got hospital I was out of my mind with worry and I was kept in overnight.

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    Light at the end of the tunnel

    We started our journey, as most couples do, full of excitement, we were going to make a baby, everything was planned and fit in perfectly with our timetable.

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    I can't seem to get over the unfairness of it

    We stupidly told our family and several friends as we were giddy with excitement - we were going to have a baby! First time lucky! We couldn't quite believe it...

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    Our Rainbow after 4 Storms

    It took a number of months for me to get my head around what had happened and we finally decided to start trying again in the October of that year, we were extremely lucky again to fall pregnant straight away in the November.

  • Rainbow

    Two angel babies and a future rainbow

    Leaving the hospital, we called our family. We just didn't have the words to say to explain to them that everything we had ever dreamed about had been ripped away from us and there was nothing we could do.

  • My Journey

    My Journey

    Around this time, my husband and I started having fertility counselling. It proved to be invaluable in helping us to come to terms with and deal with all that we were going through.

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