Supporter Stories

Our supporters share their reasons for joining Team Tommy's and the challenges they've taken on to raise money towards research into the causes of baby loss.

    • George & Ben

      George the Rainbow

      Rainbow baby George, who swims at the Mariott in Northampton with teacher Claire, is taking part in the Tommy’s Splashathon in memory of his big sister Annabelle. Here dad Ben tells their story…

    • Victoria & Ella

      There are no words to express our gratitude to the Rainbow Clinic

      After Archie was stillborn, little Ella was born thanks to the care of the Tommy’s Rainbow Clinic in Manchester.

    • Francesca Training Run

      I was almost 12 weeks - the 'safe zone'

      We will never know why we lost our first child, but we will honour him. I will be running, not only for Tommy's but in his memory and in his honour.

    • Sebastian and family

      Our rainbow after the storm

      Little Sebastian who swims at Tifields, Northampton with teacher Katy is fundraising for Tommy’s this Splashathon. Sadly mum Cheryl suffered the pain of miscarriage and then whilst pregnant with Sebastian had pre-eclampsia and prolonged bleeding. Here’s their story…

    • Lucas & family

      Water Babies Rainbow Baby

      Hearing stories of other rainbow babies gave us the hope that we so desperately needed when we found out that we were pregnant with Lucas.

    • Brodie & family

      'I truly believe, now before than ever, you don't get the rainbow without a little rain'

      Baby Brodie who swims at Lady Zia Wernher Pool, Luton was born after a six year struggle and the sadness of multiple miscarriages. Mum Emily shares her story...

    • Debbie and Will's memory box for Grace

      We will never forget you and you will always be in our thoughts

      I’ll never forget seeing our baby on the scan monitor. It no longer looked like our beautiful baby that we saw only a few weeks ago at our 12-week scan. I couldn’t see its little nose, its big belly or tiny foot. I knew something wasn’t right.

    • Willoughby & Flynn

      My two rainbow babies

      Water Babies swimmers Willoughby and Flynn are taking part in Splashathon. Here mum Lianne shares their story of why fundraising for Tommy's is so important to them...

    • Noah & his mum in the pool

      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

    • siobhan-llhm-tommys

      I remember thinking that this was all a dream

      'The day of the half marathon was an amazing day .. My baby was guiding me around, the sun was shining and she was with me throughout the race. Crossing that line with the balloon for my Angel was the most emotional thing. '