Several of my friends have recently suffered miscarriages. They endure the anguish of feeling their bodies begin to change to make room for a growing baby only to lose the child. I, too, have experienced it—four times. At first we thought perhaps I had a problem with fertility. It took us a year to get […]
I remember well walking into our living room on that first Christmas morning with my husband to open our Christmas presents, and the feeling of utter grief washing over me as we faced Christmas without our baby. We sat together on the couch and wept. The pain of that day has changed and further Christmas […]
When I discovered I was pregnant, it was Christmas Eve. This was our first baby and the first grandchild. The excitement of the first kicks came at eighteen weeks exactly. On the Monday of Holy Week I grew anxious that the baby had not moved for some hours. My midwife arranged to meet me in […]
My husband and I lost our baby towards the end of our first trimester. It was a complete shock when we went for a scan and saw that our baby didn’t have a heartbeat. We had what is known as a missed miscarriage; my body showed no signs of miscarrying by itself and we then […]
March Four weeks ago we discovered I was pregnant. I am diagnosed with a blood clotting condition which is linked to miscarriage. We have had three previous losses over the years. We are delighted however and are trusting God as we embark on a new journey. This is my sixth pregnancy in six years and we have […]
We were fortunate to have two healthy children and we wanted to have a third child. We prayed for the baby from the start and felt assured that God wanted this baby too as our prayers were answered immediately. Concerns were first raised regarding the health of our baby from the twelve week routine scan. […]
The following is a letter which bears testimony to God’s working in a couple’s lives whose baby had been still born. The letter is from the father, on behalf of him and his wife sent to a grieving couple who have lost their baby.
When health professionals describe women in obstetrics they use two numbers. The first number, on the left, tells how many live births a women has had, after this there is a plus sign and then comes the number of still births and miscarriages she has had. My numbers have always been in competition with each […]
I have a simple story. I was 6 weeks pregnant when I miscarried. Truly I had longed for our little baby. It was getting close to a year since we had starting trying for a baby that I finally became pregnant.
I found out that I was carrying a baby boy with Hypoplastic Left Heart when I was 5 months pregnant. My baby had a condition where only half his heart had formed.