Recurrent miscarriage stories

Women share stories about their recurrent miscarriages.

  • A man, woman, girl and baby sat smiling in a photo studio


    Our family is now complete and we will never stop being grateful to Tommy’s for giving us hope

    Roslyn and Paul from South Ayrshire in Scotland had an early miscarriage before getting pregnant with their first daughter Ava who is now 4 years old. They went on to lose another 3 babies before getting a referral to Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research at University Hospital in Coventry. Their second daughter, Ciara, was born in April 2019 and is now 7 months old.

  • A man and woman holding a baby in a long white christening gown at a church


    We were made to feel like there was nothing that could be done

    Kirsty and Paul from Preston had 3 miscarriages before they were referred to the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research at Birmingham Women’s Hospital. In January 2019, Kirsty gave birth to Alice Ivy.

  • A close up image of a woman holding a newborn baby


    Tommy’s midwives were my lifeline

    Holly and Peter, who experienced recurrent miscarriage, had a missed miscarriage before becoming pregnant with their daughter Millie, who is now 4 years old. In 2017, they found out they were expecting again but sadly lost their baby, Sophie, at 14 weeks. After another 2 missed miscarriages, their second rainbow baby Finley arrived.

  • A photo of a smiling man and woman holding up an ultrasound image of a baby


    My miscarriages made me feel like a complete failure as a woman

    Danielle from Peterborough had had 3 recurrent miscarriages before being referred to the Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research. Whilst undergoing treatment, she lost another 2 babies before becoming pregnant for the sixth time. Danielle and her fiancé Ed are currently 21 weeks pregnant and their baby is due in March in 2020. This is Danielle’s story.

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